Nicole Hallingstad, Bethel, AK

“It’s an honor to serve our shareholders and help guide Sealaska into a future of profitability and open communications.”

Nicole Hallingstad is the granddaughter of Amy Hallingstad, who named her Ch’aak’tlaa (Mother Eagle). She was born in Petersburg, Alaska. Nicole worked as the grants manager for a private, nonprofit foundation in New York City before returning to Alaska in 2003, to work for Sealaska as its Vice President and Corporate Secretary from 2003-2014. Nicole is the former Director of Operations at the National Congress of American Indians. She is the owner of consulting firm A&A Solutions and provides services to the Association of Village Council Presidents (AVCP).

She has Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Alaska Fairbanks; Master of Arts in European History from the University of California Berkeley.

Nicole is a member of Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska and ANS Camp #16 of Petersburg; currently serves on the national board of directors for the American Indian Cancer Foundation, former board member of Cancer Connection, KTOO/K3 Public Radio, Bartlett Hospital Board of Trustees, and the United Way of Southeast Alaska. Nicole is T’akdeintaan and Tsaagweidi/Norwegian yádi (child of).