Category: Corporate

2019 Annual Meeting Prize Winners

Thank you to everyone who participated in BBNC’s 2019 Annual Meeting, whether in person or by proxy! BBNC Shareholders who submitted their proxy by September 11 were eligible for the early bird prizes and shareholders who voted their proxy online by October 2 were eligible for the online voting prizes. Shareholders who submitted their proxy…Read More

BBNC Applauds Senator Murkowski for Using Appropriations Power to Protect Bristol Bay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2019 CONTACT Dan Cheyette, Vice President, Lands and Natural Resources (907) 278-3602 BBNC Applauds Senator Murkowski for Using Appropriations Power to Protect Bristol Bay Senator Murkowski leads effort to demand the Army Corps respond to data gaps in Pebble DEIS ANCHORAGE, AK – Today, Senator Lisa Murkowski followed through on…Read More

Bristol Bay Wild Salmon Celebrated in Washington, D.C.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 19, 2019 Bristol Bay Wild Salmon Celebrated in Washington, D.C. BBNC celebrates Bristol Bay sockeye, honors its supporters in the nation’s capital WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) and other Bristol Bay partners once again celebrated–and served–wild Bristol Bay salmon in the nation’s capital with its third annual Bristol…Read More

Bristol Bay Native Corporation To Acquire Blue North Fisheries and Clipper Seafoods

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2019 CONTACT Taylor Bickford (907) 227-9718, taylorb@strategies360.com Bristol Bay Native Corporation To Acquire Blue North Fisheries and Clipper Seafoods Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) is pleased to announce the pending acquisition of Blue North Fisheries and Clipper Seafoods, two leading operators in the sustainably-managed freezer longline cod sector of the…Read More

2019 AFN Convention in Fairbanks

The Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) will host its annual convention October 17-19, 2019, at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks, Alaska. The theme of the event is “Good Government, Alaskan Driven.” AFN will be preceded by the Elders and Youth Conference, presented by First Alaskans Institute, October 14-16 at the Carlson Center. The AFN Convention…Read More

BBNC Celebrates Alaska Wild Salmon Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 9, 2019 BBNC Celebrates Alaska Wild Salmon Day Saturday, August 10 marks the fourth annual Alaska Wild Salmon Day, a state holiday celebrating the enormous bounty of wild chinook, sockeye, coho, chum, and pink salmon Alaskans harvest each year. Jason Metrokin, president and chief executive officer of Bristol Bay Native Corporation…Read More

Statement from Jason Metrokin regarding EPA’s decision to withdraw the Proposed Determination for Bristol Bay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 30, 2019 CONTACT Daniel Cheyette, Vice President, Land & Natural Resources (907) 278-3602 or dcheyette@bbnc.net Statement from Jason Metrokin regarding EPA’s decision to withdraw the Proposed Determination for Bristol Bay Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) President and Chief Executive Officer Jason Metrokin released the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s…Read More

BBNC Shareholders Voice Strong Opposition to Pebble Mine in Recent Survey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 2019 Media Contact: Dan Cheyette, Vice President, Lands and Natural Resources (907) 278-3602 BBNC Shareholders Voice Strong Opposition to Pebble Mine in Recent Survey Anchorage, AK – Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) shareholders oppose the proposed Pebble mine project by a margin of 76% to 15% according to the results…Read More

2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

The 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders is scheduled for Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage, Alaska. All shareholders are encouraged to attend! The meeting will be held for the purpose of electing four Directors to three-year terms ending in 2022, as well as reviewing the…Read More

Native American Entrepreneurial Empowerment Workshop participants

Native American Entrepreneurial Empowerment Workshop Sets BBNC Shareholders Up For Small Business Success

A group of shareholders hoping to start their own businesses are one step closer to bringing their dreams of entrepreneurship to fruition, thanks to a workshop recently offered by BBNC and the Bristol Bay Development Fund (BBDF). The Native American Entrepreneurial Empowerment Workshop was held April 16th and 17th at BBNC’s corporate office in Anchorage….Read More