Category: Corporate

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

This notice is current as of April 3, 2020 We appreciate all the input we’ve received via social media, email and phone calls regarding COVID-19. This is a unique and challenging time for everyone—shareholders, businesses and local governments alike. COVID-19 is undoubtedly having an impact on BBNC and other businesses across Alaska and throughout the…Read More

BBNC is Going Green!

Future BBNC newsletters and shareholder communications will be delivered electronically to those who have an email on file. This will help reduce costs and benefit the environment. Ensure your email address is correct by logging in to your myBBNC account at and clicking on the “CONTACT INFO” tab at the top. Find your email…Read More

Letter from the President

The days are lengthening, temperatures rising, and as spring arrives in Alaska, we have much to look forward to. Soon enough, we’ll see the wildflowers bloom. And we’ll feel the optimistic tug of the summer days to come. We’re emerging from the dark months of winter and things are looking up. At the end of…Read More

BBNC Helps Bring Mobile DMV to Bristol Bay

In January 2020, Alaska’s first ever mobile DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) rolled into the snow-covered streets of New Stuyahok, a rural community in Bristol Bay. The mobile DMV is a long-awaited solution to one of rural Alaska’s challenges—allowing residents to take their driver’s test and obtain a license without the time and expense of…Read More

BBNC Staff Announcements

BBNC is pleased to announce two new hires in its corporate office! Tony Brothers was hired as BBNC’s Vice President of Human Resources. He is responsible for leading human resources strategic development and tactical execution across the enterprise in support of BBNC’s mission. Craig Decker joins BBNC as Controller. He is responsible for managing the…Read More

2020 Board Application Deadline: April 15!

Are you interested in serving your corporation as a member of the BBNC board? Four director seats will be filled for a three-year term by election at the October 3, 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. To apply, you must submit: A letter of interest Three letters of reference: two professional and one personal (no relatives)…Read More

BBNC Announces New Board Member

Joining the BBNC Board of Directors is BBNC shareholder and commercial fisherman L. Tiel Smith! Tiel is the Chief Operating Officer for RurAL Cap, a nonprofit organization that works to improve the lives of low-income Alaskans and also worked in BBNC’s Land and Natural Resources Department for 11 years.

April Ferguson Inducted Into Women’s Hall of Fame

BBNC shareholder and Executive Vice President and General Counsel April Ferguson was inducted into the Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame! The Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame is dedicated to honoring women whose contributions have influenced the direction of Alaska. The 2020 Induction Ceremony will be on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. at the…Read More

Iditarod Musher Jessie Royer Wins 2020 BBNC Fish First Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 14, 2020 Anchorage, AK – Iditarod musher Jessie Royer received the Bristol Bay Native Corporation Fish First Award as the first to reach the Kaltag checkpoint in the 2020 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Royer arrived in Kaltag at approximately 3:18 p.m. on Saturday, March 14, with 13 dogs. BBNC will present her with the 2020…Read More