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In response to interest expressed by our shareholders, we are currently exploring the topic of opening enrollment to descendants of original Gana-A'Yoo shareholders.
Learn more and join the conversation here >

 
 
 

Gana-A’Yoo continually invests in our people to promote healthy communities as they thrive and prosper. We are proud to announce that for the 2nd year in a row we donated $25,000 to each of the 4 village’s schools. See this very special message from Galena! https://youtu.be/8RyQB2R2kl0 

Gana-A'Yoo Antarctica

As Gana-A'Yoo Antarctica begins planning and hiring for the 20-21 Austral Summer season we encourage any and all Shareholder and Shareholder descendants to apply for open positions here. After applying please reach out to Crystal Sommer at csommer@ganaayoo.com so we know you have applied. The 2021 Antarctica Job Positions are posted at midnight January 1st.

For a bit more information on what we do in Antarctica please take a look at the following video

We look forward to seeing you on the ice soon!

2020 Dividend 

The Board of Directors approved a dividend distribution of $4.94 per share which was distributed on April 30th. If you have any questions please contact the office at 907.569.9599, toll free 888.656.1606, or email records@ganaayoo.com.

Scholarship Information

Deadline Reminder: Shareholders and descendants are eligible for scholarships from Gana-A'Yoo Foundation. The deadline for the spring semester general scholarship is September 30th (those who were awarded after the June 15th deadline do not need to submit a 2nd application for the school year). Please visit the Foundation page on our website for more information.

Shareholder Talent Bank

Gana-A’Yoo, Limited has implemented an internal Shareholder Talent Bank. The Shareholder Talent Bank provides an opportunity to Gana-A’Yoo shareholders and descendants to submit their skills, education, and work history for future possible job openings. When jobs become available, individuals will be notified of current job openings. If you are a Gana-A’Yoo shareholder or descendant and are interested in participating in the Shareholder Talent Bank, please send either your resume and/or the Shareholder Talent Bank form to hr@ganaayoo.com. For questions, please call 907-771-6525.

Shareholder Talent Bank Form

Shareholder Records

Please send the completed forms to:

Gana-A’Yoo, Limited
Attn: Shareholder Records
1001 E Benson Blvd., Suite 201
Anchorage, AK 99508

Email: records@ganaayoo.com

Fax: 907-569-9699 

 

Our Shareholders

Gana-A'Yoo, Limited, and all subsidiary companies, were established for the benefit of our shareholders. We strive to increase economic opportunities and to recognize the important role we play in the community. Our commitment is to enrich the lives of our people through increased economic development, employment and educational opportunities, and responsible resource management.

Gana-A'Yoo Shareholder Information Meeting

Thank you to the over 50 participants today at the Gana-A'Yoo Shareholder Information Meeting on November 17 at 12:00pm! Thank you to Ida Hildebrand for kicking off the meeting with a prayer. What a great turn out!

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Congratulations to the $50 door prize winners:

  • Agnes Silas
  • Vera Lestenkof
  • Leann Sommer
  • Ida Hildebrand
  • Paulina Sommer
  • Sharlene Strassburg
  • Nancy Pitka
  • Vaughn Reitan
  • Roger Nicholas
  • Stephanie Ashcraft

Fall 2020 Newsletter 

Our Fall 2020 Newsletter was recently distributed, and we recognize the below were missed. These condolences will be featured in our Winter 2020 Newsletter. The Gana-A’Yoo, Limited board of directors and staff extend their sincere condolences to the families and friends of the following shareholders who have recently passed away.

Johnny Evans Sr. age 77 – Galena Stock

Corina M. Kriska age 53 – Koyukuk / Nulato Stock

Marvin J. Thurmond age 60 – Galena / Nulato Stock

Updating your record with Shareholder Record

If you have a stock will dated in the past 5 years, you will be entered into our annual stock drawing. 

Stock will

 All stock wills must be notarized or certified by the postmaster and signed by you. 

Gifting Stock Application

If you would like to gift stock to someone, please complete the Gifting Stock Application.

Shareholder Records Change

If you would like to change your name or address, please complete the Shareholder Records Change Form.

Direct Deposit Form

If you would like to have direct deposit or update your direct deposit please compete the Direct Deposit Form. 

DONATE TODAY!

Please join the number of donors helping to make the goals of Gana-A’Yoo, Limited shareholders and descendants a reality. The Board of Directors of the Foundation work hard to ensure the mission of enriching and enhancing the educational opportunities are there for students and potential students. Supporting the goals of the scholarship recipients helps the Foundation to promote healthy communities, a paramount aspect of its vision. To donate online, please click here

Deadline Reminders:

November 5, 2020

  • Stock Will Form: You could be the lucky winner of one of two (2) $500 cash prizes! Those who have submitted a valid stock will within the last five years by November 5th are entered to win! All stock wills must be notarized or certified by the postmaster and signed by you.
  • Thank you to the 316 shareholders who have updated their stock wills in the last five years! Congratulations to Marion Louise Esmailka and Emery Wendell Bourdon Sr. We will have future drawings, so be sure to continue submitting valid stock wills!

January 24, 2021

  • Candidate and Directors Questionnaire FormThe Gana-A’Yoo, Limited Board of Directors are seeking to fill three open seats on the board. The 2021 election does not require any class of stock or residency requirement. Shareholders are encouraged to consider running for the board. In order to be listed on the proxy, interested shareholders must submit a director’s questionnaire by Sunday, January 24, 2021. 

    Current directors’ terms expire in May 2021:

    · Seat currently held by Kimberly Bower (Nulato Stock, Rural Residency)

    · Seat currently held by Sharon Hildebrand (Galena & Nulato Stock, Urban Residency)

    · Seat currently held by Shay Huntington McEwen (Galena Stock, Urban Residency)

    Director eligibility requirements:

    · Must be a shareholder of Gana-A’Yoo, Limited holding voting stock

          · Must be at least 18 years of age

June 15th or September 30th

Shareholders and descendants are eligible for scholarships from Gana-A'Yoo Foundation. The deadline for the spring semester general scholarship is September 30th (those who were awarded after the June 15th deadline do not need to submit a 2nd application for the school year). Please visit www.ganaayoo.com/foundation for more information.