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Kimberly Bower

Chair

Kimberly  became a board member in 2015. She grew up and graduated from high school in Nulato, Alaska.  She currently works as an RN (Registered Nurse) for the Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) for the last 5 years.  Prior to TCC, she was employed by Fairbanks Memorial Hospital in the Med/Surgical Unit.  She graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage with her nursing degree.  She was previously a board member of the Fairbanks Native Association. Kimberly and her husband have three boys who enjoy spending their time together enjoying traditional subsistence activities and traveling. Kimberly holds Nulato class stock and lives in Fairbanks. 

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Melissa McGinty

President

Melissa became a board member in 2017. She works for Doyon Government Group as a Contract and Compliance Analyst for the past five years.  Melissa oversees and provides contract compliance for over 80 active federal contracts nationwide.  Prior to accepting the role, Melissa served as the Shareholder Outreach Manager at Doyon, Limited and also previously worked at the University of Alaska Fairbanks as an Associate Registrar of Degree Certification and Graduation.  Melissa holds a Bachelor's in Business Administration from UAF and a Master's of Business Administration from University of Alaska Southeast.  Melissa is a Mt Edgecumbe High School graduate and was raised in Nulato.  Melissa holds Nulato class stock and lives in Fairbanks.

 

 

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Vice President & Secretary

Sharon became a board member in 2018 and previously served from 2016 to 2017. She is the village outreach liaison for Doyon, Limited. Sharon holds a Bachelor’s in Alaska Native Studies with a concentration in Alaska Native law, government and politics from UAF.  Sharon also holds a Master’s degree in public administration from UAS. Sharon lives in Fairbanks with her husband Vern and their sons. She was also a board member from June 2016 to May 2017.  Sharon holds Galena and Nulato class stock. 

 

 

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Shay Huntington McEwen

Treasurer

Shay became a board member in 2018. She grew up in Galena and is the granddaughter of the late Sidney and Angela Huntington. Her parents are Glenda "Puddings" Huntington and the late Carl Huntington. She works for BP as the Project Engineer. She graduated from University of Alaska Fairbanks with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Alaska Pacific University with a MBA. Shay holds Galena class stock and lives in Soldotna. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Director

William became a board member in 2010 and perviously served from 1979 to 1981. William holds an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science from Anchorage Community College. William holds Koyukuk class stock and lives in Koyukuk.   

 

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Director

Linda was elected to the Gana-A’Yoo, Limited board in 2020 and previously served from 2009 to 2015. She is currently employed as the Grants Management Specialist U.S. Housing & Urban Development, Anchorage Office of Native American Programs. She has been the President of the Indigenous Northern Music Association since 2009. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting for Information Management and her Master’s degree in Business Administration from Alaska Pacific University (APU). Linda holds Galena and Koyukuk class stock and lives in Eagle River, Alaska.

 

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Director

Frederick became a board member in 2019. He currently serves on the Galena City School District Board, Middle Yukon Advisory Board, and the Yukon River Drainage Fisheries Association Representing District 4 on the Yukon. He previously worked for Tanana Chief Conference and a Wildland Firefighter as a Crew Boss for BLM. He was a Yukon River Comprehensive Plan member for the State of Alaska. Frederick previously was the 1st Chief of Louden Tribal Council, Yukon Koyukuk Elder Assisted Living Facility check signer, and Galena Search and Rescue officer. He holds Galena stock and lives in Galena.

 

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Director

Thomas became a board member in 2019. He previously worked as the water plant operator for the City of Kaltag. He has been on the Gana-A'Yoo Resource Committee since 2017. He currently sits on the Kaltag Tribal Council, Kaltag Co-Op Board, Yukon Advisory Board, and is a delegate for Alaska Village Electric. Thomas holds Kaltag class stock and lives in Kaltag.

 

 

 

 

 

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Director

Colleen became a board member in 2019. She is currently employed as the Alaska Native Cultural Arts and History Teacher in Nenana.  During the summer months she fishes, berry picks, and goes logging in Nulato, at times, she also runs a bed and breakfast. She has taught in rural villages for the past 20 years. Colleen holds a Bachelor's degree in Education endorsed in Secondary Mathematics from UAF. Colleen holds Nulato class stock and lives in Nenana and Nulato.