Category: Shareholder

BBNC Recognizes Kakivik for Outstanding Safety Performance

Kakivik Asset Management was recognized for its continued outstanding safety performance during BBNC’s Industrial Services Operating Committee meeting this past May. At that time, Kakivik had achieved over 4 years and 1.5 million man-hours since the last OSHA Recordable injury (any injury requiring medical treatment). Since that time, the company has exceeded 2 million man-hours…Read More

Every Vote Counts

At the core of our culture is a set of shared values. Built on love of family and community, our unified voice and cooperation have helped us overcome the unique challenges our region has faced for centuries. Today, as we encounter new and unknown uncertainties, it’s important that we exercise that voice and tackle the…Read More

GMT Training for Shareholders Held in King Salmon

Months ago, when BBNC’s Shareholder Development Manager Carol Wren put her head together with members of the Shareholder Development team at BBNC and its industrial service companies to devise a plan for a General Maintenance Technician training, they had a distinct goal in mind. “We’re not training just to train,” she said. “We’re training to…Read More

Bristol Prime Contractors, LLC Earns 8(a) Status

On February 26, Bristol Prime Contractors, LLC, was certified as a participant in the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 8(a) Business Development Program. Over the next nine years, the company can receive sole-source contracts from the government for a broad range of construction work. This new 8(a) status for Bristol Prime Contractors is an important…Read More

GMT Training for Shareholders Held in King Salmon

Months ago, when BBNC’s Shareholder Development Manager Carol Wren put her head together with members of the Shareholder Development team at BBNC and its industrial service companies to devise a plan for a General Maintenance Technician training, they had a distinct goal in mind. “We’re not training just to train,” she said. “We’re training to put…Read More

BBNC Sponsors Shareholders to Attend Leadership Summit

BBNC shareholders Cody Kapotak and Charlee Millett were sponsored by BBNC to attend the American Indian Science and Engineering Society’s (AISES) Leadership Summit held on April 14–16, 2016, in Rochester, MN. The summit is designed for professionals and college students to connect, participate, and attend professional development workshops. Michelle Fletcher, a BBNC shareholder and BBNC’s…Read More

2016 Shareholder of the Year Nominations

During the annual meeting, we will announce the names of three shareholders who will be honored as a BBNC Elder of the Year, BBNC Citizen of the Year, and BBNC Student of the Year. Nominations may be made by individuals or organizations. Nomination forms will be mailed to shareholder households and available on the BBNC…Read More

Connecting Alaska Natives to Opportunity

Growing up in the village of Togiak in southwest Alaska, BBNC shareholder Arlen Ayojiak knew the isolation that so many rural young people feel. As much as Ayojiak cherished his village life, he hungered for connection to the larger world, which the World Wide Web—then in its infancy—provided. A natural at technology, he began building…Read More

Training Without Walls

BBNC’s Training Without Walls (TWOW) program’s mission is to develop BBNC shareholders as managers and leaders with a commitment to the advancement of the Native community. The goals of TWOW are to increase the number of shareholders prepared for managerial positions; mentor and support upwardly mobile candidates; and refine participants’ skill sets to perform more…Read More

Bristol General Contractors, LLC Employee Attends Training Without Walls Leadership Program

Katie Holden, Community Relations Specialist at Bristol General Contractors, LLC (BGC), began the Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) Training Without Walls (TWOW) Leadership Program in 2015, and while she’s learning strong lessons in leadership and management, she’s also gaining a care package full of fish from a new friend. “The people I’ve met through the…Read More