In January, Sealaska made the board chair position full-time to foster a stronger connection and communication between the board and Sealaska shareholders. Current Board Chair Joe Nelson is now leading an effort to increase opportunities to listen, engage, and inspire participation among Sealaska and shareholders.
Sealaska encourages shareholders to register on MySelaska.com so they are able to download and print their 1099 tax forms to include with their tax filing. If you are a new shareholder who is registering with MySealaska, we offer a few tips below.
Sealaska recently announced a new online process for enrolling as a descendant or leftout. In an effort to bring awareness to the new process, Sealaska held a small contest. The contest was for anyone who enrolled online and submitted a complete application by December 16, 2018.
Sealaska is dedicated to connecting our young shareholders to opportunities that better their future endeavors. Sealaska’s programs focus on career development, helping shareholders and shareholder descendants achieve higher education through scholarships, build professional experience through internships and make valuable connections as Sealaska’s Board Youth Advisor. Above all, Sealaska respects and values young voices throughout its businesses and community.
Sealaska seeks the next Board Youth Advisor and is accepting applications for 2019-2020 term. Each year, Sealaska directors select a non-voting youth advisor to the board to provide input, gain board membership training and gain knowledge of Sealaska’s operations.
All around the world at precisely the same time, weather balloons are released and rise to the top of the earth’s atmosphere. Sensors attached to the 5-feet wide balloons take snapshots of the weather every few seconds - temperature, humidity, pressure, and wind speed - as they rise up to 100,000 feet and drift as far as 125 miles depending on wind speeds.
Alaskans and the rest of the nation are taking time this weekend to honor U.S. military veterans. Veterans Day, recognized each November 11, is a time to recognize and honor those who served in the US Armed Forces. According to the US Department of Veteran’s Affairs, Alaska Natives and American Indians have played a vital role in the military.