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A Message from the President & CEO 5/12/2016 - This Spring brought an unusually early arrival of warm weather and the corresponding return of migratory waterfowl to our Region. It’s the time for Spring hunting of waterfowl, seals and other marine mammals, and king crab harvesting! Because of warmer weather, the formation and thickness of sea ice decreased this past winter and limited access [...]
BSNC Announces Support to In-Region Nonprofits 4/5/2016 - Contact: Matt Ganley BSNC Vice President of Media & External Affairs Mganley@beringstraits.com (907) 632-7197 (Nome, Alaska) – The Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) Board of Directors announced a major $150,000 contribution to the Northwestern Alaska Career and Technical Center (NACTEC), as well as $10,000 donations to each of the Bering Sea Women’s Group (BSWG) and [...]
Kevin Ivanoff Promoted to Vice President, IT 4/5/2016 - Contact: Matt Ganley BSNC Vice President of Media & External Affairs (907) 632-7197 (Anchorage, Alaska) – Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) today announced the promotion of Kevin Ivanoff to Vice President of Information Technology (IT). Ivanoff formerly served as BSNC’s Senior Director of IT. In his new role, Ivanoff will guide the overall technology direction [...]
BSNC Shareholders Recognized at AFN 4/4/2016 - BSNC congratulates shareholders Dr. Barb (QasuGlana) Amarok, Carol Huntington and Dr. Nora Nagaruk Aiyuu who each received Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) President’s awards. Dr. Barb “Qasuglana” Amarok received the Eileen Panigeo MacLean Education award for helping to improve educational opportunities for Alaska Native people. Carol Huntington received the Hannah Paul Solomon “Women of Courage” [...]
BSNC Shareholders, Descendants Selected as U.S. Arctic Youth Ambassadors 4/4/2016 - BSNC is proud to announce that Samuel Tocktoo, a shareholder from Shishmaref, and descendants Willie Drake of Anchorage, Esau Sinnok of Shishmaref, and Grace Ongtowasruk of Teller, were selected to be U.S. Arctic Youth Ambassadors for the 2015-2017 Arctic Council Chairmanship. Jannelle Trowbridge of Nome is also participating in the Arctic Youth Ambassador Program. The [...]
A Message from the President & CEO 4/4/2016 - As the year 2016 starts off, I would like to take the opportunity to thank BSNC’s shareholders for their continued support for and involvement in their corporation. Fiscal year 2015 was the 11th consecutive year that BSNC experienced financial growth. We now have more than 1,300 employees working across the globe for BSNC and its [...]
Introducing Board Director Ella Anagick 4/4/2016 - Ella Anagick was elected to BSNC’s Board of Directors at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on Oct. 3 in Nome. Anagick was born and raised in Unalakleet and is the daughter of Betty Anagick and the late Lowell Anagick. She attended Stanford University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics. Anagick [...]
BSNC Conducts Open Enrollment Survey 4/4/2016 - This past August, the BSNC Board of Directors tasked staff to commission a preliminary survey to measure shareholder sentiment concerning open enrollment and their understanding of the effects of issuing corporate stock to those born after 1971.¹ The survey is only one step in a process that will have the Board of Directors and management [...]
BSNC Subsidiary Awarded Contract to Decommission Fuel Tanks 4/4/2016 - Eagle Eye Electric LLC (Eagle Eye), a Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) subsidiary, was awarded a contract by the Alaska Army National Guard to drain and close diesel fuel tanks in multiple Alaska communities. Unused fuel will be donated to local tribal organizations. Eagle Eye will filter the diesel fuel for water and sediment prior [...]
BSNC Subsidiary Awarded 7-Year Contract for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement 4/4/2016 - BSNC subsidiary Global Precision Systems, LLC (GPS) won a contract to operate the El Paso Service Processing Center in Texas over a 7-year period for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Duties at the site include employing detention officers, transportation officers and food service staff to operate the Center. The Center houses approximately 700 detainees. [...]