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2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders Recap

Bristol Bay Native Corporation would like to thank all of the shareholders who participated in the annual meeting process in person or by proxy. We would also like to thank those who tuned in to the annual meeting webcast online, which will be available for shareholders to view online soon. The community of Naknek was [...]

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Meet the Candidate: Peter Andrew Jr.

Peter Andrew Jr. has served as a BBNC director since 2006. He serves as chair of the Finance Committee and sits on the Legal & Policy, Compensation, Government Services Operations, Executive, and Strategic Planning Committees. Along with serving as a BBNC director, Peter is president of the Nushagak Cooperative board of directors and serves on [...]

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Meet the Candidate: Jeffrey L. Elbie Jr.

Jeff Elbie Jr. is a lifelong commercial fisherman who began fishing at a very young age as a set netter then as a drift deckhand. In 2013, he obtained his own Bristol Bay Fisheries Drift Permit. When he isn’t commercial fishing, Jeff serves as a Senior Patrol Officer/Field Training Officer and Crime Scene Team Member [...]

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Meet the Candidate: Melvin C. Brown

Melvin Brown is a family man with a continuous yearning to enrich his Native way of life. He has grown up throughout Alaska attending school, making lifelong friends, commercial fishing, and spending quality time with his family and community. Melvin has served as a BBNC Director from 1984 to 1990 and from 2006 to present. [...]


Help #BristolBayFishFirst Go Viral!

Next week, President Obama will be visiting Alaska for the State Department-sponsored conference on the Arctic. While the focus of his trip will be on climate change, we want to be sure that a Fish First priority in Bristol Bay is still of great importance to his administration. President Obama has been a great ally [...]

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Meet the Candidate: Shawn Aspelund

You may recognize Shawn Aspelund from seeing him around Naknek, at a previous BBNC shareholder informational meeting, or even a local career fair. As Chair of Shareholder and Corporate Relations committee, Shawn gets to oversee a part of BBNC that he is very passionate about: shareholder relations and development. In some of his previous positions [...]

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Meet the Corporate Summer Interns

One of Bristol Bay Native Corporation’s goals is to promote improved employment and educational opportunities for BBNC shareholders. Our Shareholder Development department has placed 29 interns this summer throughout BBNC and its companies. During these internships, interns experience a professional work atmosphere, gain on-the-job experience, and have the opportunity to apply and acquire knowledge that [...]


Subsidiary Spotlight: PetroCard

PetroCard has been in the petroleum industry for over 30 years. Their company mission sounds simple: to provide “More than just fuel.” But what that means is they don’t just sell products. PetroCard provides value added services with their industry experience and knowledge to all their customers. In a commodity driven business, consumers look to [...]


Meet the Team: Leslie Savo

Leslie Savo began her career with BBNC family of companies at Bristol Environmental & Engineering Services Company, where she worked for six years. She then joined the BBNC corporate office ten years ago this August. Leslie, who is known around the office to make delicious salmon spread, works in Shareholder and Corporate Relations with shareholder [...]

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Remembering Revered Bristol Bay Elder Ofi Olson

Bristol Bay Elder Hjalmar “Ofi” E. Olson, 75, passed away surrounded by family in the early morning of July 2. We are remembering Ofi’s lifelong dedication to his Native culture and community through many years of service on the boards of Native corporations, state organizations and community development projects. Ofi was born and raised in [...]