(Nome, Alaska) – BSNC held its 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Saturday, Oct. 3 in Nome, Alaska. Shareholders voted on the election of five board directors. Incumbents Neal W. Foster, Steve P. Ivanoff, Jason Evans and Lee Ryan were reelected and Ella A. Anagick was newly elected to the Board. Directors serve three-year terms.
“On behalf of BSNC and the Board of Directors, I sincerely thank all of the shareholders who voted and attended our annual meeting,” said Henry Ivanoff, Chairman of the Board of BSNC. “I thank and recognize outgoing director Percy Nayokpuk for his many years of service, and welcome incoming board member Ella Anagick.”
Nayokpuk was elected to the Board in 1985 and served as the Board’s Assistant Treasurer. He served on the Company’s 8(a), Alaska Gold, Arctic Development, Bylaws & Shareholder, Land & Resources, and Portfolio committees. He also served on the Open Enrollment subcommittee and was a director of Ayak, LLC, Bering Strait Technical Services, LLC, Global Precision Systems, LLC, Golden Glacier, Inc., Paragon Professional Services, LLC, and was Vice President of Inuit Services, Inc.
Drawings were held for door prizes for those present and prizes were drawn for shareholders who turned in a valid proxy by the Sept. 30 proxy deadline. Checks will be mailed to winners who were not present at the meeting. Shareholders who could not attend the annual meeting this year in Nome were invited to join via live webcast at www.beringstraits.com.