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.
Please join us for Gana-A'Yoo's 42nd Annual Shareholder Meeting!
The meeting will be held through remote communications (virtual) on Friday, August 21st beginning at 8:30 am. Details on how shareholders can participate will be distributed. In-person attendance will not be permitted and the only way to vote relative to the meeting is by proxy. Proxy material was mailed to all voting shareholders on June 26th. The purpose of the meeting is to vote on establishing a settlement trust, elect three (3) directors, and hear reports on the corporation's operations. Your vote is your voice! Valid proxies need to be received by August 19th at 5 pm.
Congratulations to the proxy prize winners!
25,000 Alaska Airlines Mileage Tickets Winners
Josephine Rose Bean and Elizabeth A. Stickman
$1,500 Cash Prize Winners
Kevin Saunders and Cheryl Sullivan
$1,000 Cash Prize Winners
Gareth Kevin Van Hatten, Sr.; Charlene Margaret Solomon; Shirley Kriska; and Clara Mae Carlson
$500 Cash Prize Winners
Andrew W Sommer, II; Courtney Jessica Carlo; and Ernest G. Nickoli
$250 Cash Prize Winners
Walter James Stickman, Archie RJ Agnes, Lindsay Marie Ambrose, and Francis McGinty
$100 Cash Prize Winners
Leo Lolnitz, Elaine Francis Pitka, Cecelia Ann Solomon, Glenna Sarah Benjamin, Margaret M. Dayton, Joshua Yaska, and Nicole R. Gregory.
Election of Directors
There are three (3) directors to be elected, one (1) of which must hold Kaltag stock. Rural as defined by the Board of Directors; a population of 5,000 or less, and not connected by road or rail to Anchorage or Fairbanks, or with a population of 1,500 or less and still connected by road or rail. The directors will be elected for three-year terms ending 2023.
Diloola Erickson Kaltag (urban)
Linda Fleury Galena & Koyukuk (urban)
Betty Griffin Kaltag (urban)
Melissa McGinty Nulato (urban)
Thomas Negalaska Kaltag (rural)
Joshua Peter Nulato (urban)
Cecelia Solomon Kaltag (urban)
For more information regarding Settlement Trust, please click here. If you would like to see the Settlement Trust Agreement, please contact us.
GYL SETTLEMENT TRUST by Ida Hildebrand, Shareholder and former board chair.
Pop-Up Proxy Door Prizes!
$100 cash prize! Shareholders who submit a valid proxy by Thursday, August 13th will be entered into a drawing to be held Friday, August 14th. Please share this message with others who are not on Facebook or do not have an email address on file with Gana-A’Yoo. If you would like to confirm that we have received your proxy, please call 677-3320. Your vote is your voice!
Congratulations to the winners below!
Friday, July 31st winner: Harold James Semaken
Monday, August 3rd winner: Wilbur John Coleman III
Friday, August 14th winner: TBA
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.
All stock wills must be notarized or certified by the postmaster and signed by you.
If you would like to gift stock to someone, please complete the Gifting Stock Application.
If you would like to change your name or address, please complete the Shareholder Records Change Form.
If you would like to have direct deposit or update your direct deposit please compete the Direct Deposit Form.