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Letter from the President, Spring 2017

Every year during shareholder meeting season, I travel throughout the Bristol Bay region. These trips provide me a welcome opportunity to meet with many of you face-to-face and to hear first-hand about the issues and challenges confronting our communities. Some themes are familiar—the cost of energy, securing the fishery, and Pebble Mine. These are the…Read More

Mitch Seavey Wins BBNC Fish First Iditarod Award for Second Consecutive Year

For Immediate Release March 11, 2017 Mitch Seavey Wins BBNC Fish First Iditarod Award for Second Consecutive Year Anchorage, AK – Iditarod musher Mitch Seavey received the Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) Fish First Award as the first to reach the Kaltag checkpoint in the 2017 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Seavey also won the award for arriving first…Read More

2017 BBNC Board Recruitment

Are you a qualified shareholder who wants to serve your corporation as a member of the BBNC Board of Directors? Four director seats on the 12-member board will be filled for a three-year term by election at the October 6, 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. To apply, you must submit: A letter of interest Three…Read More

BBNC reaches $200 million distributed in shareholder dividends

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 8, 2017 CONTACT Jason Metrokin, President & CEO (907) 278-3602 or jmetrokin@bbnc.net Bristol Bay Native Corporation reaches $200 million distributed in shareholder dividends Anchorage, AK—Bristol Bay Native Corporation reached a significant milestone by issuing its 200 millionth dollar to its over 10,000 shareholders through shareholder dividends on Friday, March 3, 2017….Read More

Bristol Bay Industrial acquires Alaska Directional, LLC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 1, 2017 CONTACT Mark Nelson, President and CEO (907) 263-7000 or mark.nelson@bbindustrial.com Bristol Bay Industrial acquires Alaska Directional, LLC Anchorage, AK – Bristol Bay Industrial (BBI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bristol Bay Native Corporation overseeing its industrial services business line, finalized the purchase of Alaska Directional, LLC today. The acquisition is…Read More

Unexploded Ordnance Technician Training

BBNC is recruiting shareholders to be trained as Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Technicians to prepare for jobs with BBNC subsidiary Bristol Alliance of Companies, or a number of other companies doing munitions work. The training program is a 4-week, 200 hour program in Texas.  Minimum Requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age Must have…Read More

Training Without Walls Program Accepting Applications

Training Without Walls (TWOW) is BBNC’s management and leadership development program created to help develop and retain leaders with a commitment to the advancement of the Native community. TWOW is a three year program consisting of two-day sessions held twice per year. Benefits Networking opportunity with other participants in the program and with leaders from…Read More

BBNC Education Foundation New Executive Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 24, 2017 CONTACT Andria Agli, VP, Shareholder & Corporate Relations (907) 278-3602 or aagli@bbnc.net Aleesha Towns-Bain to head Bristol Bay Native Corporation Education Foundation Anchorage, AK— Bristol Bay Native Corporation is pleased to announce the hiring of Aleesha Towns-Bain as the new Executive Director of the BBNC Education Foundation. As Executive…Read More

Bristol Bay Cultural Heritage & Bristol Bay Place Names

BBNC Education Foundation (BBNCEF) announces the availability of a new grant program that will fund projects related to Bristol Bay Cultural Heritage and Bristol Bay Native Place Names. One of BBNCEF’s goals is to promote and preserve cultural heritage. This grant program will support the study and preservation of our culture. What are the program…Read More

Quyana Corner, Winter 2016

As we look forward to 2017 spring HE/VE scholarship award disbursements, we are thankful to all of you who participated in the Education Foundation raffle fundraiser, Quyurrluteng event, and also to the individual donations made to the Foundation. Your generous gifts make it possible for BBNC shareholder students to reach and attain their education and…Read More