“On behalf of the board, I’d like to thank Director Worl for years of leadership, knowledge and guidance,” said Chair Joe Nelson. “During her time, Worl served as Board Vice Chair and Lands Committee Chair. The lands committee was heavily involved with the federal legislation to secure Sealaska’s
Director Rosita Worl, who announced on February 2, 2017, that she did not intend to seek reelection at the end of her term which ends June 24, 2017. The board began the process to fill the board slate vacancy with an announcement February 3, 2017.
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Odyssey, a Seattle-based company was founded in 1981, offers a wide variety of retail and food service seafood products under their Treasures from the Sea and Chef’s Treasures brands. It also provides food service products, custom processing and private label production at its Seattle processing plant, Northwest Seafood Processors.
“The Odyssey deal is a critical step in the development of our Seafood strategy,” said Terry Downes, Sealaska’s COO. “It provides us with a...read more
Sealaska directors approved a 2017 Spring Distribution to shareholders, totaling $10.6m. The distribution date is Friday, April 14, 2017. Sealaska will report another year of strong business growth and positive net income for 2016.
“The board and management are focused on developing existing businesses that have growth potential, match our values and are aligned with our strategic direction,” said Sealaska Chair Joe...read more
“The board and management are focused on developing existing businesses that have growth potential, match our values and are aligned with our strategic direction,” said Sealaska Chair Joe Nelson. “We have narrowed our operational focus to three segments; natural foods, natural resources, and government services.”
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This week on Prince of Wales Island, 13 students attending the second Forestry Training Academy. are proof that collaboration can be more than just a buzzword. The Forestry Training Academy is two weeks of training to prepare students for local jobs in natural resources. The U.S. Forest Service, state Division of Forestry, state Division of Economic Development, Sealaska Timber, Spruceroot Community Development Fund and Sustainable Southeast Partnership are working together to support the...read more
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Now, her time is preparing for the next stage, representing Alaska at the Miss USA competition in May. The national event, requires contestants to secure funds to prepare and compete in New York for the national title. If successful, London would be the first Tlingit to hold that title.
London is a Sealaska shareholder and former Sealaska Board Youth Advisor (BYA). She served as BYA from June 2014- June 2015. The position was founded by Sealaska directors to provide insight to...read more
Two Southeast Alaska businesses have been recognized as innovative entrepreneurs. Skya’ana Coffee Co. and Wild Alaska Kelp Co. will each receive up to $40,000 in seed money for consulting/technical assistance to develop the business concept, along with support in finding investor funding.
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After a career with Southeast Alaska saw and paper mills, Huberth began working with Sealaska in the mid-1970’s as one of its first employees. His role as Sealaska’s Corporate Forester was to work with Sealaska board and management to identify lands in Southeast Alaska that Sealaska would select under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA). ANCSA was the largest land agreement with the United States and indigenous people and is the law by which Southeast Native corporations received...read more
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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
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Each year, Sealaska shareholders elect directors to serve a three-year term on the board. Qualified Sealaska shareholders seeking candidacy as an Independent Nominee on the 2017 Sealaska Corporation proxy card, are required to complete the 2017 Nominee’s packet.
The deadline for submitting a completed Nominee’s packet to the Office of the Corporate Secretary is March 27, 2017 for those...read more