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Affordable Care Act Q&A – For Bering Straits Shareholders and Alaska Natives 7/15/2014 - The Act will require that every U.S. Citizen, including children, show proof of coverage. Here are some frequent questions and answers about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Alaska Native and American Indian people. Information courtesy of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. DO I NEED TO FILL OUT AN INDIAN EXEMPTION FORM BEFORE I [...]
BSNC hires new Chief Operating Officer, names Chief Administrative Officer 5/1/2014 - Anchorage, Alaska – Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) has announced Krystal Nelson as its new Chief Operating Officer. Krystal joins the Company with many years of expertise in leading 8(a) operations, finance and business development. Prior to joining BSNC, she served as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of four of Ahtna Inc.’s leading subsidiaries. [...]
BSNC Declares Special Elders’ Dividend Distribution 2/19/2014 - Anchorage, Alaska –The Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) Board of Directors voted on Feb. 14 to issue a one-time special dividend of $500. This special dividend will be paid to original BSNC shareholders who were 65 years of age or older on Feb. 14, 2014, the date of record. Checks will be mailed by Feb. [...]
Port Clarence Report 2/1/2014 - Anchorage, Alaska – Bering Straits Native Corporation completed an economic feasibility analysis of Port Clarence, a natural deep-water port located on the Bering Strait near the 50-mile-wide expanse between Russia and Alaska.The analysis was completed by economic and engineering consultants familiar with arctic maritime needs, and determined that development of Port Clarence would be economically feasible if [...]
BSNC shareholder Kevin Ivanoff promoted to Senior Director, IT 11/25/2013 - Anchorage, Alaska – Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) has announced the promotion of BSNC shareholder Kevin Ivanoff to Senior Director, Information Technology (IT). In his new role, Mr. Ivanoff is responsible for overseeing all aspects of BSNC’s Information Technology (IT) at the BSNC parent company and its subsidiaries. This includes hands-on oversight of network systems, [...]
BSNC Board of Directors declared a dividend of $3.00 per share to be issued in December 9/20/2013 - At its August meeting, the Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) Board of Directors declared a dividend of $3.00 per share to be issued in December. The average BSNC shareholder who owns 100 shares of stock will receive $300. “This is a record high dividend and a 20 percent increase from BSNC’s 2012 distribution,” said BSNC [...]
Bering Straits Native Corporation Announces Acquisition of Alaska Gold Company, LLC 11/1/2012 - BSNC is pleased to announce that it purchased the Alaska Gold Company, LLC from NovaGold Resources Inc., a Canadian precious metals company. The purchase culminated negotiations between BSNC and NovaGold, which initially focused on the reclamation of the Rock Creek Mine, and subsequently expanded to include the purchase of AGC and its substantial assets in [...]
BSNC Board of Directors Declares One‐Time Elder Dividend 4/3/2012 - Anchorage, Alaska – In recognition of the many contributions made by its elder shareholders, the Board of Directors of the Bering Straits Native Corporation has voted to issue a one‐time special dividend of $500 to qualifying elder shareholders. The resolution was passed last Saturday at a special BSNC Board meeting. Eligible shareholders are those who [...]
Gail Schubert named Bering Straits Native Corporation President & CEO 12/13/2010 - Anchorage, AK – Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) announces the promotion of Chief Executive Officer Gail Schubert to President & CEO. Schubert was appointed to fill the combined President & CEO position after long-time BSNC President Tim Towarak resigned to avoid any conflict of interest with his new position as Chair of the Federal Subsistence [...]
BSNC Board votes to endorse Sen. Lisa Murkowski 9/30/2010 - Anchorage, AK –– The Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) board joined several other Native organizations from across the state today by endorsing Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s write-in bid for the US Senate. This is the first time the organization has voiced public support for a candidate. “Sen. Murkowski has a proven track record working on behalf [...]