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Employee Spotlight: Dionecio Pelagio

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Dionecio “Dino” Pelagio is from Anchorage and is the son of Jacinto Pelagio from Dillingham and Sharon Pelagio of Idaho. His grandparents are Jacinto Pelagio Sr. from the Philippines and Lucille Gabriel from White Mountain. He has worked at Bristol Bay Shared Services (BBSS) as the Helpdesk Technician II for two years. He previously worked for BBNC subsidiary Vista International Operations in Kuwait doing help-desk work at Camp Arifjan. Here is what he had to say:

What has been your favorite project to work on?
Helping migrate BBSS to the new domain we are on.

What would you tell someone who wanted to work here?
That this is one of the best places I have worked for.

What are your weekends like?
Music classes, relaxing with family, and playing with my two sons, Lincoln, five and Carter, almost two.

Who inspires you?
My mother has always been an inspiration to me, she always pushed us to better ourselves and that family is the most important thing.

If you could be any animal, what would you be?
An eagle.

What is your favorite family tradition?
Holidays when I was younger, our mom always made them special.

What is your favorite Native food?
Akutaq.

What one memory do you most treasure?
The birth of my sons.

What’s the most important lesson you’ve learned in the last year?
Slow down and enjoy the time you have with all the loved ones in your life, the ones you don’t get to see all the time and the ones you do.