“I joined the Sealaska board as an independent candidate in 2020. I will use my business experience and financial background in this position. Sealaska and shareholders are a top priority and I look forward to interacting with shareholders year-round.”
In 2019 Karen retired as the Controller for Finance at Bartlett Regional Hospital after serving nearly five years. From 2009-2014 she was a Controller for Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium. Karen served on the Goldbelt, Inc board from 2008-2014 and as the board chair for Goldbelt, Inc. from 2011-2013. She served as Sealaska’s Senior Accountant from 2007-2008. She has served on the Goldbelt Heritage Foundation board since 2014.
She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration-Accounting from the University of Alaska Southeast.
Karen is Tsimshian, Tlingit, and Panabscot and her Tlingit name is GunnaShaa.