The Sealaska board, named Marlene Johnson and Ethel Lund as Director Emeriti. The recognition took place at the February 3, 2017 board meeting. Both join Director Emeritus Clarence Jackson in the recognition.
Like our first Director Emeritus Clarence Jackson, both Marlene and Ethel have been a consistent presence with Sealaska. The Sealaska board recognizes that both have advocated for the betterment of Alaska Natives thoughout their professional careers. The Board and I want to...read more
If you are a Sealaska Shareholder and interested in filling a vacancy on the Board Slate for the 2017 Sealaska Board of Directors election, please forward a statement of interest and resume by February 28, 2017 to the Corporate Secretary at:...read more
Rosita Kaa háni Worl advised the board of directors that she would not be seeking re-election to the Sealaska Board of Directors for her board seat which expires on June 24, 2017. "It has been my honor and privilege to serve on the board," said Worl. "I have always said that since I was elected to this office, Sealaska has always been my highest priority second to my family, and I’ve devoted my energies to this end. I am proud to have contributed to making Sealaska a leader as a preeminent Native corporation. At this point in my life, I have other priorities to which I’d like to devote my attention."">Share 0 Comments
The proposal—an effort to prevent homeless people from sleeping in retail doorways and other spaces—would criminalize citizens who are the most impoverished residents and who suffer with physical, mental and social illnesses, the groups wrote.
“This ordinance would impose penalties on citizens who have the least capability to pay fines, ultimately leading to their incarceration. We believe the issue can be resolved in a humane and compassionate manner with the establishment of a site...read more
The presidents of Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI), Sealaska, the Central Council Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (CCTHITA) and the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) have written a letter petitioning the Juneau Assembly to reject a proposed ordinance to illegalize camping on private property in the downtown district.">Share 0 Comments
The first Land Into Trust application from Alaska was approved by the U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs and is in southeast Alaska. The Craig Tribal Association (CTA) submitted the application in October 2016.
“On behalf of the board, Sealaska congratulates CTA and its leadership for the hard work and efforts with its land-into-trust application,” said ...read more
We knew we were going to face a significant decline in ANCSA Section 7(i) income from other regions, as this income source depends on the price of oil and other commodities that have fallen in price significantly.
Our operational or business income has been highlighted for the last few years as our key management focus. Our short term financial goal to be profitable before 7(i) and investment income was targeted so we could overcome the volatility or ups and downs we face with both 7(i...read more
In 2016, Sealaska updated its Code of Ethics, which is a key component of Sealaska’s compliance program. It provides Sealaska with a common set of guidelines to help reinforce and uphold our values, and: • Outlines ethical standards that help guide our decision-making • References company policies that support our ethical decisions • Provides a list of resources for...read more
For the past two years, Sealaska has provided administrative leave for staff to cook and serve meals at the Glory Hole shelter and soup kitchen in Juneau, AK. Once a month, staff will purchase ingredients, prepare dinner and serve an average of 60 guests. In addition, Sealaska donated $1,500 in 2016 to an “Empty Bowls” fundraiser benefiting the Glory Hole. Sealaska was proud to donate $25,000 to the...read more
Sealaska encourages shareholders to complete a Stock Will (Testamentary Disposition). Only about a quarter of shareholders have completed paperwork that will direct Sealaska. In its absence, Sealaska must rely on the State of Alaska to determine how best to distribute a shareholder’s stock estate. Download and the print a Stock Will form.