Tag: Corporate Leadership

BBNCEF Welcomes New Program Officer

Ricardo Lopez has joined the BBNCEF staff as its program officer for the Cultural Heritage portfolio. Ricardo brings 15 years of knowledge and experience gained in the field of Alaska philanthropy. Before joining BBNCEF, Ricardo served as a Program Associate for the Rasmuson Foundation and as a Program Officer for The CIRI Foundation, The Alaska…Read More

Short-term Vocational Education Scholarship Program

BBNCEF makes awards for the Short- term Vocational Education Program (STVE) throughout the year. Congratulations to STVE Scholarship Awardees mid-August to mid- November: Robert Nanalook, Jr., Robert Philips, Martha Anelon, Elisabeth Fischer, Shiann Nanalook, Marina Shangin, Thomas Tinker Jr., Jordan Fischer, Mark Carty, William Young, Jada Nukwak, Matlua Christensen, Antoinette Gregorio, Christopher Kalmakoff, Nicole Luke,…Read More

BBNCEF Volunteer Opportunities

Are you interested in volunteering with the BBNC Education Foundation? We have various opportunities to assist BBNCEF with our mission to encourage shareholders to pursue educational opportunities and pursue cultural heritage. If you might be interested in such volunteer service, please contact the BBNC Education Foundation for more information at (907) 278-3602 or by email…Read More

Season of Giving Winter 2017

Cama’i, It’s the season of giving and gratitude and we have much to celebrate at the BBNC Education Foundation. In November, the BBNC Education Foundation board of directors, partners, and donors gathered to express our thanks to Education Foundation Board Member Jerry “Callmak” Liboff, who retired after 26 years of service on the Board. Jerry…Read More

BBI Employee Spotlight: A Letter From Jordan Fischer

I’ve been working for Peak, a subsidiary company of BBNC under Bristol Bay Industrial, at Nikiski’s Tesoro Terminal since 2016. Recently, I’ve had the opportunity to collaborate with BBI’s Shareholder Development Specialist, Kayla Robson, in setting solid career goals and creating an Employment Development Plan. With her help and the support of BBNC’s Workforce Development…Read More

CCI Energy and Construction Services, LLC Selected for NASA Regional Construction Contract

CCI Energy and Construction Services, LLC (CCI-ECS) is one of four 8(a) companies that won a competitively- bid Multiple Award Construction Contract (MACC) from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for construction and renovation/repair projects at John C. Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, Johnson Space Center in Texas, Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and…Read More

Kakivik achieves a new safety milestone

On October 13, Kakivik Asset Management set another new safety performance milestone by completing six years of work without an OSHA recordable injury. This is the longest such streak in the company’s history, and, with more than 200 employees, it represents some 2.7 million man-hours of safe work. Ben Schoffmann, president and CEO, stated, “With…Read More

PetroCard appoints Laura Yellig as President and Chief Executive Officer

PetroCard, a commercial fuel distributor based in the Pacific Northwest and subsidiary of BBNC, announced today that Laura Yellig has been named president and chief executive officer. She succeeds Scott Walters who retired after more than twelve years with the organization. “Laura brings an extensive background in fuels and logistics that align well with the…Read More

BBNC Urges Legislature to Review and Update Alaska Laws Protecting Salmon and Salmon Habitat

The Alaska legislature has not updated the state’s anadromous fish habitat protection laws (Title 16) since statehood. Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) understands there are ongoing  and parallel efforts both in the legislature and through other public processes to revise these laws. Without choosing sides regarding the merit of these efforts, BBNC agrees it is…Read More

Bristol Bay Leadership Forum

Bristol Bay Native Corporation held the Bristol Bay Leadership Forum on December 7 and 8 at the William Egan Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage. Over 150 village leaders and youth from Bristol Bay joined us to listen to a wide variety of speakers present on issues that are important to the region and State….Read More