Submitted 1 year 10 months ago by dixie.hutchinson.
The deadline to apply is March 1, 2016. However, the Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) is offering a $50 incentive to those who complete their scholarship application on or before Febuary 1, 2016 and who are accepted as scholarship recipients; if selected as a recipient, the $50 will be included in their scholarship...read more
Submitted 1 year 11 months ago by dixie.hutchinson.
Sealaska corporate controller Vicki Soboleff will receive a 2016 Alaska Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities. The Alaska State Council on the Arts and the Alaska Humanities Forum announced December 11, 2015 eight honorees including Soboleff. Vicki has been awarded the Margaret Nick Cooke Award for Alaska Native Arts and Languages.
During the last 20 years, she has been the group leader for...read more
I'm very excited to share my experiences of the first 5 months as the Sealaska Board Youth Advisor. I initially applied for the position because as a young shareholder I was eager to gain a better understanding of Sealaska business, and as a Social worker, I was curious to learn how Sealaska advocates for the health, well-being and cultural identity of its shareholders. As a life-long Juneau resident and active member in the community, I also feel as though my...read more
Barbara Dude has been appointed by the Sealaska Board of Directors to serve as the Sealaska Board Youth Advisor (BYA) from June 2015 to June 2016. Barbara shares her experiences over the last few months.
Loescher laid the foundation for many of Sealaska's accomplishments relating to land/resource management and protecting Native rights to use and manage ANCSA lands. In a 2006 interview regarding opening the rolls for Sealaska descendants he talked about Native ownership of land and the need to focus benefits for not only current...read more
Sealaska directors and staff are saddened to learn that former President and CEO Robert Loescher walked into the forest on November 11, 2015. Loescher began working for Sealaska in the Natural Resources department in 1979. He was promoted to Vice President in 1986 and Executive Vice President in 1989. His most notable position was as President and CEO from 1997 – 2001.">Share 0 Comments
Submitted 2 years 2 weeks ago by dixie.hutchinson.
Michelle is Tlingit/Eagle/ Dakla’weidi (Killerwhale). Her Tlingit name is Khaaw. aat. Michelle was born in Juneau, Alaska.
Chief Roberts has been serving in active duty status for 14 years. She serves as a Machinery Technician, typically a male-dominated career field. However, she excels in her position and fits in well with her peers. She has accepted leadership positions in her field as an Engineering Petty Officer on two separate occasions. During her...read more
Submitted 2 years 3 weeks ago by dixie.hutchinson.
Sealaska directors approved a December distribution to shareholders totaling $17.5M. Total distributions in 2015 to Sealaska shareholders are $30.4M. Management continues to follow priorities outlined in the strategic plan including growing operations in relevant industries and creating a disciplined investment process.
“Sealaska is in a strong position to utilize investment capital to make new operational investments...read more
“Sealaska is in a strong position to utilize investment capital to make new operational investments,” said Sealaska President and CEO Anthony Mallott. “This will add to our net income and help us reach our goal of profitability before ANCSA Section 7(i) and investment income. The executive team and board have taken deliberate steps during the last two years to focus on financial stability and show operational improvement.”">Share 0 Comments
Submitted 2 years 1 month ago by dixie.hutchinson.
The Haa Aaní Community Development Fund and The Nature Conservancy in Alaska have received the 2015 International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Silver Award in recognition of their innovative Path to Prosperity business development competition. The IEDC is the world's largest economic development organization and each year, the group recognizes innovative, successful economic development programs that are positively impacting their communities and region. The IEDC presented the award...read more
"HACDF is focused on building thriving communities in the region," said HACDF Executive Director Ed Davis. "We are excited about this partnership; it aligns with our mission of building resilient communities and opens up access to capital for the region. The CDFI has now grown to nearly $3 million, with much of the funding coming from outside partners such as USDA, who share our mission of promoting sustainability in the region."">Share 0 Comments