2014 Shareholder of the Year Nominations
During BBNC’s annual meeting October 4, 2014, we will announce the names of three individuals whom we will honor as BBNC Elder of the Year, BBNC Citizen of the Year, and BBNC Student of the Year. Nominations may be made by individuals or organizations.
Please use the following criteria to nominate an elder, citizen and/or student that are deserving of these most prestigious honors:
BBNC Elder Award will recognize an Elder who has devoted his or her life toward the betterment of Alaska Natives.
BBNC Citizen Award will recognize a person who has demonstrated leadership and made significant contributions in the Bristol Bay region, and demonstrates strong commitment, competence and sensitivity for the educational and cultural survival of Alaska Natives.
BBNC Student Award will recognize a student who has demonstrated leadership and made a significant contribution to their community as well as maintatining high standards of academic achievements.
Deadline for nominations is Monday, September 8, 2014, at 5 p.m. Mail or fax your nomination(s) and a current photo (if possible) of the nominee(s) to:BBNC Honorees 2014 111 W. 16th Avenue, Suite 400 Anchorage, AK 99501Fax: (907) 276-3924
For further information call Leslie Savo at 1-800-426-3602.
Vote Your 2014 BBNC Proxy
You will need your Shareholder ID number (found on your Shareholder ID Card, or in your mailed proxy material), your PIN number (found in your mailed proxy material), and the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number.
If you have any questions about voting your proxy, locating your Shareholder ID or PIN, please contact Election Certifiers, Sramek Hightower, at (907) 563-6722.
Early Bird Deadline: September 10, 2014, 5:00 p.m.
To be eligible for the early bird cash bonus, your written or electronic proxy must be received by Sramek Hightower (if by mail, at P.O. Box 240569, Anchorage, Alaska 99524-9968, or if delivered personally, at 2525 C Street, Suite 100, Anchorage, Alaska 99503, or by fax at (907) 561-4341, or electronically at www.bbncvote.net) by 5:00 p.m., Alaska Time, Wednesday, September 10, 2014.
Proxy Voting Deadline: October 1, 2014, 5:00 p.m.
In order for written or electronically submitted proxies to be voted at the annual meeting, they must be received by Sramek Hightower (if by mail, at P.O. Box 240569, Anchorage, Alaska 99524-9968, or if delivered personally, at 2525 C Street, Suite 100, Anchorage, Alaska 99503, or by fax at (907) 561-4341, or electronically at www.bbncvote.net) by 5:00 p.m., Alaska Time, Wednesday, October 1, 2014.
BBNC Descendant Enrollment Survey Prize Drawing
On July 23, 2014, Dittman Research randomly selected 10 winners for the 2014 BBNC Descendant Enrollment Survey Prize Drawing. Winners were selected from the pool of respondents who returned their survey by mail or completed their survey online by the June 20, 2014 deadline. Each survey respondent had an equal chance of being selected. The prize winners are as follows:
- $2,500 - Brandon M. Seybert, Port Heiden, AK
- $2,000 - Joclyn R. Reamey, Dillingham, AK
- $1,500 - Ludwig G. Egeland, Jr., Dillingham, AK
- $1,000 - Christopher A. Sheppard, Elma, WA
- $500 - Vaughn B. Clark, Dillingham, AK
- $500 - Raquel L. Schroeder, East Wenatchee, WA
- $500 - Alice Brown, Canton, OH
- $500 - Karen L. Atakitlig, Togiak, AK
- $500 - Chris L. Anderson, Juneau, AK
- 40,000 Alaska Airline Miles - Michelle M. Cavadini, Blaine, WA
Congratulations, and thank you for your participation.
2014 Shareholder Informational Meetings
If you're unable to attend BBNC's Annual Meeting of Shareholders in Anchorage on October 4, 2014 at the Dena'ina Civic & Convention Center, please join BBNC at an informational meeting for a review of corporate activities. Informational meetings are a great way to catch up with other shareholders. Meetings are tentatively scheduled, as weather and other circumstances permit, at the following locations:
Palmer: Saturday, August 9, 2014, 12 p.m., Palmer Senior Citizens Center (1132 S Chugach St., Palmer, AK 99645)
Seattle: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 12 p.m., Tulalip Resort Casino, 10200 Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip, WA 98271, 888-272-1111)
Chignik Lagoon: Friday, September 5, 2014, 11 a.m., Tribal Office Building
Naknek: Friday, September 5, 2014, 6 p.m., Dolly's Hall
Port Heiden: Saturday, September 6, 2014, 12 p.m., Ray's Place
Newhalen: Friday, September 12, 2014, 3 p.m., Teen Center
Nondalton: Saturday, September 13, 2014, 12 p.m., Community Building
Koliganek: Friday, September 19, 2014, 12 p.m., New Koliganek School
Dillingham: Friday, September 19, 2014, 6 p.m., Dillingham Middle School
Togiak: Saturday, September 20, 2014, 12 p.m., Togiak School
Immediate Job Opportunities at Peak
Bristol Bay Native Corporation subsidiary Peak Oilfield Service Company has an immediate need for a skilled laborer with strong skills in both plumbing and carpentry. This is a permanent position located in Prudhoe Bay, AK.
- Extensive plumbing and carpentry skills
- Self-starter with sufficient skill to be able to work without frequent supervision
- Permanent position in Prudhoe Bay, AK
- Shift work, requires several consecutive weeks away from home on a recurring basis
- Oilfield experience preferred but not required
Peak is also hiring for a Payroll Specialist in Anchorage. This position is responsible for processing weekly payroll, tax deposits, certified payrolls, garnishments and benefit deductions, and quarterly and year end reporting. Visit www.peakalaska.com/jobs for the full job description.