Chair

Christopher Simon

Vice Chair

Shirley Cleaver

Treasurer

Betty Huntington

Secretary

Sonta Hamilton Roach

Board Member

Cheryl Cadzow

Board Member

Walter “Wally” Carlo

Board Member

Marvin Deacon

Board Member

Charleen C. Fisher, Ph.D.

Board Member

Audrey George

Board Member

Jerry Isaac

Board Member

Jody Potts-Joseph

Board Member

Geraldine Simon

Board Member

Orie G. Williams

Chair

Christopher Simon

Christopher Simon

Chair


Chairman Christopher Simon, lives in Fairbanks, Alaska. He serves as Chair of the Doyon Board and chairs the Executive Committee. He also chairs the boards of Doyon Oil Field Services, Inc., Doyon Government Contracting, Inc., Doyon Natural Resources Development Corporation, and Doyon Tourism, Inc.

Simon serves as Chief Executive Officer for K’oyitl’ots’ina, Limited, the village corporation for Alatna, Allakaket, Hughes, and Huslia. He previously served as Deputy Director of Health Services for Tanana Chiefs Conference, statewide Rural Education Coordinator for the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, Superintendent of Schools for Yukon Koyukuk School District, and as a principal in Huslia and Hughes, Alaska. He has served on the Doyon, Limited Board of Directors since 2009. Simon serves as Chair of the Doyon Board and chairs the Executive Committee. He also chairs the boards of Doyon Oil Field Services, Inc., Doyon Government Contracting, Inc., Doyon Natural Resources Development Corporation, and Doyon Tourism, Inc.

Simon has a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education and a Master’s Degree in Education Leadership from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, as well as a Post-graduate Education Leadership Certificate from the University of Alaska Anchorage. Simon previously served as a Director and President of K’oyitl’ots’ina, Limited, as a RurAL CAP Board Member, as a Member of the Alaska Rural Subcabinet Advisory Group, and as a Director of the Boys and Girls Home of Alaska, Inc.

Vice Chair

Shirley Cleaver

Shirley Cleaver

Vice Chair


Vice Chair Shirley Cleaver lives in Galena, Alaska. She serves on the executive committee, shareholder relations committee, and the Doyon Government Contracting, Inc. board.

Before being elected as vice-chair, she served as the Doyon, Limited secretary. Cleaver served on the Doyon, Limited board of directors from 2013 to 2016 and was re-elected in 2017.

She is an entrepreneur and manages Yukon Alaska Enterprise in Galena. She operates a coffee shop and a bed and breakfast. Cleaver serves as president of the consortium for the Yukon Koyukuk Elder Assisted Living Facility and volunteers at the facility. She serves as treasurer and as a volunteer for Galena Search and Rescue. She is a Eucharistic minister for St. John Catholic Church.

Cleaver received her bachelor’s of business administration for management from the University of Alaska Anchorage in 2000 and her master’s of business administration from the University of Alaska Southeast in 2012. She graduated from Doyon Management Training in May 2006.

Treasurer

Betty Huntington

Betty Huntington

Treasurer


Treasurer Betty Huntington, of Anchorage, Alaska, serves on the executive and finance committees, and the Doyon Government Contracting, Inc. board as secretary/treasurer.

Huntington works on special projects for ANC Accounting. She previously served as chief executive officer for Gana-A’Yoo, Limited, the village corporation for Galena, Koyukuk, Nulato, and Kaltag, and as president of Gana-A’YooServices Corporation, Khotol Services Corporation, and Yistletaw Corporation. She also served as an interim chief operating officer for Gana-A’Yoo. Huntington served as a board of managers with Doyon partnership, Raven Releasing, LLC. She served as the member representative for Gana-A’Yoo subsidiaries, Kaiyuh Services, LLC, Kaiyuh Information Technologies, LLC, and GSCM Six Mile, LLC. She previously served as the controller for Doyon, Limited for 13 years. She also served on the board for Gana-A’Yoo between 1994 and 2007. Huntington received a bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Secretary

Sonta Hamilton Roach

Sonta Hamilton Roach

Secretary


Sonta Hamilton Roach, of Shageluk, Alaska, was elected to the Doyon, Limited board of directors in March 2013. She serves on the executive and finance committees and the Doyon Natural Resources Development Corporation board.

Hamilton Roach is also a Doyon Foundation board member and serves on the language advisory committee and chairs the scholarship committee. She is an elementary teacher in Shageluk, and also serves as a member of the Education Northwest board. Previous work and board experience include temporary faculty member for the University of Alaska Fairbanks (2016), member and chair of the Doyon shareholder relations committee, and SERRC Project CREATE advisory committee (which she helped to develop a teacher evaluation tool that incorporated existing cultural standards). She also served on the Shageluk IRA Tribal Council and on the executive committee for Spirit of Youth. Hamilton Roach owns a consulting business for event planning and facilitation, grant writing, and environmental program management. She received a bachelor’s degree in rural development from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and has earned a master’s degree in elementary education from the University of Alaska Southeast.

Board Member

Cheryl Cadzow

Cheryl Cadzow

Board Member


Cheryl Cadzow was elected to the board of directors in March 2020. Cadzow serves on the Doyon Foundation and Tribal Resource Stewardship Program committees, and on the Doyon Government Contracting, Inc. board. 

She is retired and previously served as a classroom teacher for the Fairbanks North Star Borough. Cadzow previously served as a board member for the Fairbanks Native Association, as the chief and second chief of the Native Village of Fort Yukon, as a member of the Council of Athabascan Tribal Governments, as a council member for the City of Fort Yukon, as treasurer for Fort Yukon Dog Mushers, and as a board member for Gwitchyaa Zhee Corporation. Cadzow owned a small business in Fort Yukon for 13 years. She has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s degree in cross-cultural education. Cadzow holds an Alaska Type B administrative certificate with a principal endorsement. She received training as a seasonal timekeeper for the Alaska Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry.

Board Member

Walter “Wally” Carlo

Walter “Wally” Carlo

Board Member


Walter “Wally” Carlo of Fairbanks, Alaska, serves on the executive committee, and the Doyon Oil Field Services, Inc., and Doyon Tourism, Inc. boards.

Carlo currently serves as an Emeritus Trustee for the Greater Fairbanks Memorial Hospital Foundation. Carlo is past President, past Chair, and current Board Member of Fairbanks Resource Foundation, a nonprofit that designs, builds, and operates homes for the disabled.

He is retired from the International Union of Operating Engineers. Carlo served as Doyon, Limited’s Property Manager from 1989 to 1998. He served on the Doyon, Limited Board of Directors from 1980 to 1989, 1999 to 2008, and 2009 to the present. Carlo previously served as Chair of the Doyon Board, Chair of the Executive Committee, and Chair of the boards of Doyon Oil Field Services, Inc., Doyon Government Contracting, Inc., and Doyon Natural Resources Development Corporation.

Board Member

Marvin Deacon

Marvin Deacon

Board Member


Marvin Deacon of Grayling, was elected to the board of directors in March 2023. He serves on the finance committee and the Doyon Oil Field Services, Inc., and Doyon Natural Resources Development Corporation boards.

Deacon is retired from the Bureau of Land Management. He previously worked as an Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor for the Yukon-Kuskoskim Health Corporation (YKHC), and as a Floorhand with Doyon Drilling, Inc.

Deacon currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Interior Regional Housing Authority Board and Vice Chair of the YKHC.

He previously served on the Governor’s Board of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, and on the Board of LifeMed, Yukon Delta Fisheries Development Association, and Iditarod Area School District. He also served as the Chief of the Grayling Indian Reorganization Act Council and as Mayor of Grayling.

Deacon attended the Wrangell Institute, Palmer High School, and the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He completed Village Public Safety Officer training with the Alaska State Trooper Academy, and received heavy equipment operator training and task force strike team leader training. He is a certified Alcohol Drug Abuse Counselor and certified Wildland Firefighter Crew Boss. 

Board Member

Charleen C. Fisher, Ph.D.

Charleen C. Fisher

Board Member


Charleen C. Fisher, Ph.D., of Fairbanks, Alaska, serves on the shareholder relations committee and on the Doyon Oil Field Services, Inc. board.

Dr. Fisher works as an Assistant Professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She also serves as a Project Evaluator for Evaluation Research Associates, LLC and as Interim Chairperson of the Gwich’in Social and Cultural Institute of Alaska. Previously, Dr. Fisher served as the Executive Director and Project Director for the Council of Athabascan Tribal Governments and as Chief of the Beaver Village Council and on the Regional Board of Education for the Yukon Flats School District.

Dr. Fisher has a Doctorate in Indigenous Studies, a Master’s Degree in Education, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. She holds a Graduate Certification in Education Leadership from the University of Alaska Anchorage and Alaska Type A Teaching and Type B Administrative Certificates.

Dr. Fisher and her husband, Darrel (Chalkyitsik, Alaska) have four daughters: Shelby, Julia, Allyson, and Shani, and one grandchild, Hunter.

Board Member

Audrey George

Audrey George

Board Member


Audrey George of Fairbanks, Alaska, was elected to the board of directors in 2024. She serves on the finance committee and on the Doyon Government Contracting, Inc. board.

George is the Owner of ANC Accounting in Fairbanks and currently serves as President of the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, is Treasurer for Tozitna, Limited (village corporation for Tanana), and serves on the Tozitna, Limited Lands Management Committee.  

She previously served as President of the Fairbanks Native Association (FNA) and President of the Fairbanks Outboard Association (Yukon 800). She chaired the FNA Head Start Policy Council and was the Cultural Coordinator for the Johnson O’Malley Program. George has been a foster parent for the past 11 years.  

George received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and an Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, both from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She is a graduate of the Inspire Leadership Academy.

Board Member

Jerry Isaac

Jerry Isaac

Board Member


Jerry Isaac, of Tanacross, Alaska, serves on the finance committee, Doyon Oil Field Services, Inc., and Doyon Tourism, Inc. boards.

Isaac serves as tribal administrator for the Native Village of Tanacross. He previously served as deputy director of behavioral health for Fairbanks Native Association, chief executive officer for Copper River Native Association, and president for Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC). Isaac serves on the Doyon Government Conontracting Inc. board, the Doyon finance committee, and the TCC Hunting, Fishing, Gathering Task Force. He attended Chemawa Indian School, has taken general studies at the University of Alaska for a cumulative two years, and received a Prosci Change Management certification in 2012. Isaac serves as the secretary/treasurer on the TCC executive board. He previously served as the co-chair and board member for the Alaska Federation of Natives and as the Alaska-area vice president for the National Congress of American Indians. Isaac served on the Tanacross Village Council from 1976 through 2006, and on the Tanacross Village Corporation board from 1976 through 1990, and has served on numerous other boards over the years.

Board Member

Jody Potts-Joseph

Jody Potts-Joseph

Board Member


Jody Potts-Joseph lives in Eagle Village, Alaska. She serves as alternate on the Tribal Resources Stewardship Program committee, and on the Doyon Natural Resources Development Corporation and Doyon Tourism, Inc. boards.

Potts-Joseph serves on the Eagle Tribal Council. Her career focuses on the wellbeing of Native peoples, in both the public and private sector.

Her work in public safety led her to lead the Public Safety Program at Tanana Chiefs Conference, as the Vice Chair of the Governor’s Tribal Advisory Council for the State of Alaska, as a board member for the Alaska Council for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, and to co-found Data for Indigenous Justice.

Her work in protecting the Athabascan ways of life led her to serve as the Regional Director of Native Movement, as a board member for the Alaska Wilderness League, and as a member of the Eastern Interior Regional Advisory Council to the Federal Subsistence Board.

Potts-Joseph continues in her advocacy and storytelling, ensuring Alaska Native voices are represented in the media and fashion industries. She is a cast member of National Geographic Channel’s Life Below Zero: First Alaskans and provides consultation to multiple fashion brands on working in partnership with Native Peoples.

She is an active hunter, fisher, trapper, and dog musher with her husband and sons on the Yukon River. Potts-Joseph holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Indigenous Studies and Environmental Management from Northern Arizona University. 

Board Member

Geraldine Simon

Geraldine Simon

Board Member


Geraldine Simon of Fairbanks, Alaska, was elected to the board of directors in 2023. She serves on the finance and shareholder relations committees, and the Doyon Government Contracting, Inc. board.

Simon is a Compliance Attorney at Tanana Chiefs Conference. She was previously the Senior Vice President of Administration at Doyon, Limited.

Simon currently serves as Board President of K’oyitl’ots’ina, Limited (village corporation for Alatna, Allakaket, Huslia, and Hughes), as a Member of the Fairbanks Economic Development Corporation Board, and as a Member of the Alaska Judicial Council.

She has served as a Member of the K’oyitl’ots’ina, Limited Board since 1991. Other volunteer and community involvement includes local basketball leagues, Foraker Group, Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce, Fairbanks Economic Development Corporation, University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Chancellor’s Advisory Committee, UAF School of Management Advisory Board, and the American Heart Association.

Simon received her Juris Doctorate from Seattle University School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts from University of Washington. She also attended the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Board Member

Orie G. Williams

Orie G. Williams

Board Member


Orie G. Williams is retired and lives in Anchorage, Alaska, and Zihuatanejo, Mexico. Williams was elected to the Doyon, Limited board of directors in March 2008 and was re-elected in 2011, 2014, and 2017. He serves on the shareholder relations and Doyon Foundation committees, and as secretary/treasurer on the Doyon Natural Resources Development Corporation board.

Williams previously served on the board of directors from 1978 to 1984, holding the offices of vice president, chair, and vice-chair. He previously served as the chairman of the Doyon board and on the Doyon shareholder relations committee. He has chaired the boards of Doyon Oil Field Services, Inc., Doyon Government Contracting, Inc., Doyon Natural Resources Development Corporation, and Doyon Tourism, Inc.

Williams served as president/CEO of Doyon, Limited, and the family of companies from 2002 to 2007. He has an extensive business background and was previously employed as the executive vice president of the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation; as an economic development specialist with the State of Alaska Department of Community and Regional Affairs, and as president of Toghotthele Corporation and its subsidiaries. Williams previously owned construction and consulting companies, and A to Z Business Services. Williams attended Nenana Public School, graduated from Lathrop High School, and attended the University of Alaska Fairbanks and Skadron College of Business in California. He has attended numerous professional workshops and holds an economic development and financial professional certification. Williams is married to Phyllis and they have five children and six grandchildren.

Senior Managers

President & CEO

Aaron M. Schutt

Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer

Julie M. Morman

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Patrick Duke

Senior Vice President, Administration

Tanya Kaquatosh

Senior Vice President, External Affairs

Sarah Obed

General Counsel and Assistant Secretary

Allen Todd

Vice President, Human Resources and Shareholder Services

Robin Renfroe

Corporate Controller

Toby Stoeber

Vice President, Finance and Tax

Sarah Strand

Vice President, Information Technology

Galina Gandy

Vice President, Lands

Molly Redilla

President & CEO

Aaron M. Schutt

Aaron M. Schutt

President & CEO


As President and CEO of Doyon, Limited, Aaron M. Schutt is responsible for working with the Board of Directors to set the overall direction of the Doyon Family of Companies and provide leadership to its senior management team. Schutt has worked at Doyon since 2006. Prior to being named President and CEO, Schutt served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2008 to 2011.

Schutt clerked for Alaska Supreme Court Justice Alexander Bryner after receiving his juris doctorate from Stanford Law School. He holds a master’s of science in civil engineering from Stanford University and graduated with honors and as an S. Town Stephenson scholar from Washington State University with a bachelor’s of science in civil engineering. Before joining Doyon in 2006, Schutt was an attorney at the Anchorage offices of national law firms Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Miller & Munson, LLP, and Heller Ehrman, LLP, where he represented tribal and ANCSA corporation clients in transactional and business matters.

He serves on the Board of Directors for Northrim BanCorp, Inc., Akeela, Inc., and the University of Alaska Fairbanks Board of Advisors. He also coaches youth hockey. In 2004, Schutt was named as a recipient of the Alaska Journal of Commerce’s “Top 40 Under 40” award. 

Schutt is Koyukon Athabascan and is an enrolled member of the Native Village of Tanana. He was born in Anchorage and raised in Tok. He is married to Marissa Flannery and together they have two sons and a daughter.

Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer

Julie M. Morman

Julie M. Morman

Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer


Julie M. Morman serves as the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Doyon, Limited. Morman was previously the general manager for 3M’s United States Atlantic and Pacific Branches serving Alaska, Guam, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. She spent nearly 20 years working at 3M in areas including engineering, quality, new product development, Six Sigma, operations management, and business development.

Morman holds a bachelor’s degree from Montana State University in Chemical Engineering and a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Minnesota. She is the founder of Smart Girls Rock!, serves on several boards including the Society of Women Engineers, Dimond Engineering Academy, Montana State University College of Engineering Advisory board, and also volunteers her time with Junior Achievement.

Morman and her husband Ryan reside in Anchorage with their son, Beck.

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Patrick Duke

Patrick Duke

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer


Patrick Duke has served as Doyon, Limited’s senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) since December 2011. He is responsible for the financial affairs of the company, including tax compliance and planning, business development, and strategic planning.

Previously, Duke served as the CFO at CIRI, where he worked since 2006. Prior to that, he spent 13 years working in various financial and accounting roles at Sealaska Corp. in Juneau, most recently serving as chief investment officer.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Gonzaga University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder. He serves on the boards of directors of Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Alaska, The CIRI Foundation, and was formerly the chairman of the Blood Bank of Alaska.

Duke is Tlingit and is an Ahtna and Sealaska shareholder. He was raised in Copper Center and has four children.

Senior Vice President, Administration

Tanya Kaquatosh

Tanya Kaquatosh

Senior Vice President, Administration


As senior vice president of administration at Doyon, Limited, Tanya Kaquatosh is responsible for oversight of HR, shareholder records, shareholder outreach, and facilities.

Kaquatosh worked for the Doyon Family of Companies since 2008 and was most recently the director of regulatory affairs at Doyon Utilities. She holds a bachelor of economics from Stanford University and a master’s in business administration from Arizona State University. She is also a graduate of the 2014 Doyon Leadership Training program.

Kaquatosh is the daughter of Barbara Beatus and the late Norman Beatus of Hughes. Her maternal grandparents are Johnson Moses and the late Bertha Moses of Allakaket. Her paternal grandparents are Henry and the late Sophie Beatus of Hughes. Kaquatosh resides in Fairbanks with her husband, Steve, and their daughter, Skye.

Kaquatosh’s favorite quote comes from her grandmother, “La’ga’danthlaa” which means “keep moving forward” in Denaakk’e.

Senior Vice President, External Affairs

Sarah Obed

Sarah Obed

Senior Vice President, External Affairs


Sarah Obed, Senior Vice President of External Affairs, is responsible for representing Doyon, Limited on a wide range of matters before federal, state, and local governments. She is responsible for reviewing and analyzing legislative issues that may impact Doyon’s business. Obed oversees corporate and shareholder communications, including print and digital media, and press relations.

Prior to joining Doyon, Obed served as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Republic of Vanuatu, an island nation in the South Pacific. She was also a program officer for the First Alaskans Institute, focusing on Alaska Native demographic and economic indicators. Obed holds a bachelor’s of arts in American Indian studies from the University of Washington and a master’s in public policy from the University of Michigan.

In addition to her role at Doyon, Obed serves on the boards of the Alaska Chamber of Commerce, Commonwealth North, and the Resource Development Council for Alaska.

A Doyon shareholder and a Minto Tribal member, Obed and her husband, Stephen, are raising their three daughters in Fairbanks, AK.

General Counsel and Assistant Secretary

Allen Todd

Allen Todd

General Counsel and Assistant Secretary


Allen M. Todd has served as general counsel for Doyon, Limited since December 1997. He is responsible for the legal affairs of Doyon and its wholly-owned subsidiary companies.

Todd received his undergraduate degrees from Weber State University and the University of Utah. He obtained a Juris Doctor in law from Georgetown University Law Center in 1987.

His prior experience includes practicing government contracts law with the Los Angeles office of McKenna & Cuneo, and corporate and construction law with the San Francisco office of Seyfarth Shaw. He also served as general counsel for Blaze Construction, Inc. and Lodgebuilder Management, Inc. Todd retired from the United States Army Reserve in 2012, and he currently serves as the Senior Warden for St. Matthews Church in Fairbanks, Alaska.

He is married to Irene Nicholia-Todd of Tanana, Alaska.

Vice President, Human Resources and Shareholder Services

Robin Renfroe

Robin Renfroe

Vice President, Human Resources and Shareholder Services


As the Vice President of Human Resources for Doyon, Limited, Robin Renfroe leads Doyon’s human resources programs and services, including employee relations, workforce planning, training and development, benefits, and information systems. Renfroe also oversees shareholder services, which includes shareholder records and relations.

Renfroe’s professional career has included high-level positions with Alaska Native organizations including Dena Aka, where she served as executive director; Tanana Chiefs Conference, where she held several positions including chief executive officer and director of employment and training; and Doyon, where she has worked for a total of 20 years. At Doyon, Renfroe has held positions including vice president of administration and shareholder services, open enrollment team leader, and shareholder outreach manager.

In addition, Renfroe is a founding member of the Alaska Native Coalition for Employment and Training (ANCET) programs, and spent 10 years on the Alaska Statewide Private Industry Council and Fairbanks Private Industry Council. She has also served on numerous boards and commissions primarily focused on the employment and training of Alaska Natives and Alaskans.

Corporate Controller

Toby Stoeber

Toby Stoeber

Corporate Controller


Toby Stoeber serves as the controller for Doyon, Limited. In this role, he is responsible for the company’s accounting and financial reporting.

Before accepting this role in July of 2018, Stoeber served as the Doyon, Limited Accounting Director. Previously, he worked at KPMG and EY in public accounting for over eight years. Stoeber is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Vice President, Finance and Tax

Sarah Strand

Sarah Strand

Vice President, Finance and Tax


Sarah Strand serves as the Vice President of Finance and Tax for Doyon, Limited. In this role, she is responsible for the company’s financial forecasting, bank covenants, and tax planning.

Before accepting this role in November of 2020, Strand served as the Doyon, Limited Tax Director for three years. Prior to joining Doyon, she worked at KPMG in public accounting, and as the Director of Tax and Finance for Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation. Strand has over 15 years of tax, finance, and accounting experience, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Dickinson State University in Dickinson, North Dakota.

Vice President, Information Technology

Galina Gandy

Galina Gandy

Vice President, Information Technology


Galina Gandy, Vice President of Information Technology, is responsible for oversight of all Doyon, Limited technology needs.

Originally from the Seattle area, Gandy has worked in many roles in the technology field – from service desk to network engineering, to project management, and on to leadership roles. Gandy has a deep understanding of various skillsets, which helps her become a better leader.

Gandy’s favorite quote is “You must be the change you wish to see in the world,” – Mahatma Gandhi.

Vice President, Lands

Molly Redilla

Molly Redilla

Vice President, Lands


Dr. Molly Redilla serves as the Vice President of Lands. She is responsible for the management of Doyon’s Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act lands.

Redilla, who has served as Lands and Natural Resources Specialist IV since November of 2022 and has overseen Doyon’s Carbon Forestry Project and leads other forestry, fire, and invasive species-related programs within the Lands Department. Prior to joining Doyon, Redilla led the collection of various environmental data products across Alaska’s taiga and tundra for multiple years. 

Redilla earned her Bachelor of Science in Fisheries and Wildlife with a concentration in Wildlife Biology and Management and a Doctor of Philosophy in Forestry and Spatial Ecology from Michigan State University. Redilla was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at North Carolina State University where she researched ways to help stop the spread of the most invasive forest insect in North America to date. Redilla has spent years studying and researching forest health and ecology and modeling landscape changes across space and time. She has been working in this field for 12 years and has devoted much of her time and career thus far to understanding the land we live on and determining ways we can help manage it.

General Managers

Doyon Government Group

William Line

Doyon Technology Group

Tom Mercer

Northern Laundry Services, LLC and Kantishna Roadhouse

Jordan Sanford

Doyon Utilities

Lou Florence

Doyon Drilling, Inc.

Andrew Honea

Doyon Associated, LLC

Warren Christian

Fairweather

Rick Fox

Alaska Independent Coach Tours

Dennis McDonnell

Doyon Government Group

William Line

William Line

Doyon Government Group


William (Bill) Line, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Doyon Government Group (DGG) – Construction. Line is responsible for all activities and operations of DGG’s construction companies, as well as the centralized shared services business functions that support those construction companies from Federal Way, WA. He joined DGG in 2013 as Director of Operations, and assumed the role of General Manager in 2016.

Prior to DGG, Line was President of Syska Hennessy Group Construction, a subsidiary of Syska Hennessy Group, which delivered design-build and construction projects for federal and commercial clients. He formed Syska Construction in 1996 after 13 years as a mechanical design engineer, engineering project manager, and principal with Syska, and joined gkkworks upon Syska’s sale of Syska Construction to gkkworks in 2010.

Line holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Building Sciences from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Doyon Technology Group

Tom Mercer

Tom Mercer

Doyon Technology Group


Tom Mercer serves and President and General Manager of Doyon Technology Group (DTG), as well as Arctic IT and designDATA, subsidiaries of DTG.

Mercer holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from North Dakota State University and a master’s degree in Management of Technology from the University of Minnesota. He began his career like many technology experts, first as a developer, then quickly grew into a leader of product development. 

Mercer’s strength is his ability to launch digital products in the library, healthcare, and industrial markets, bringing the depth of his experience in government sectors worldwide. In addition, he has been awarded four patents for his work in commercializing multiple international products. 

When not at work, he enjoys travel, winter, and a variety of outdoor activities such as softball, skiing, hunting and fishing with his family in Minnesota. 

Northern Laundry Services, LLC and Kantishna Roadhouse

Jordan Sanford

Jordan Sanford

Northern Laundry Services, LLC and Kantishna Roadhouse


Jordan Sanford, General Manager of Northern Laundry Services, LLC. and Kantishna Roadhouse.

Sanford joined the Doyon Family of Companies over ten years ago as an intern in 2010 and worked in the Shareholder Records Department and the Administration Department serving as the Executive Assistant to the President and CEO before transitioning to Northern Laundry Services, LLC. During her time in Administration, she chaired the Morris Thompson Memorial Golf Classic and the Alaska Federation of Natives convention planning committees and served on several other committees on behalf of Doyon.

Sanford currently serves as a Board Member for Discover Denali and the Alaska Travel Industry Association, and volunteers her time with youth sports.

Sanford is an Upper Tanana Athabascan and was raised in Tok, Alaska. She resides in Fairbanks with her son, River.

Doyon Utilities

Lou Florence

Lou Florence

Doyon Utilities


Lou Florence, President and CEO of Doyon Utilities, LLC. Florence has extensive utility experience in nuclear, coal, and natural gas energy.

Florence holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting, and an MBA from Arizona State’s W.P. Carey School of Business. He held a Senior Reactor Operator’s license at the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station. Florence served in the Navy on board USS Baton Rouge as a reactor operator and was qualified in submarines.

Before joining Doyon Utilities, Florence served as Vice President of Alberta Coal Operations for TransAlta Corporation and was President of TransAlta, USA.

Florence and his wife, Katrina, live is Fairbanks. Together, they have two children and two grandchildren.

Doyon Drilling, Inc.

Andrew Honea

Andrew Honea

Doyon Drilling, Inc.


Andrew Honea is the President and General Manager of Doyon Drilling, Inc. (DDI) in Anchorage, Alaska.

Honea has over 28 years of experience in the oil drilling industry. He was raised in Alaska and graduated from Wasilla High School. Andrew started his career in the oilfield with Doyon Drilling, Inc as a Roustabout. During an industry downturn in 1993, Honea transitioned to Pool Arctic Alaska. Pool Arctic Alaska was later acquired by Nabors Alaska Drilling in 1999. At Nabors, Honea held various positions with increasing levels of responsibility. In 2004, Doyon Drilling, Inc. hired him as a Driller and the following year promoted him to Rig Supervisor (Toolpusher). In 2009, Andrew was promoted to Drilling Superintendent in the Anchorage office and then promoted to Operations Manager in 2020. Andrew is a Doyon shareholder with ties to the Kokrines and Ruby area. He and Jennifer have a daughter who recently graduated from South Anchorage High School. 

Doyon Associated, LLC

Warren Christian

Warren Christian

Doyon Associated, LLC


Warren Christian, President and General Manager of Doyon Associated LLC, Mid Alaska Pipeline LLC, and Doyon Industrial Group. Christian is responsible for all operations including engineering, estimating, cost controls and project management. He has over 35 years of experience in the construction and oil field services industry.

Prior to joining Doyon, Christian was President of Houston Contracting and Executive Vice President of ASRC Energy Services. He worked for ASRC for over 20 years in the oil and gas construction industry. Christian holds certifications as a PMP, CWI and API ll69.

Fairweather

Rick Fox

Rick Fox

Fairweather, LLC


Rick Fox serves and President and General Manager of Fairweather, LLC. 

Fox received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of Georgia in 1974. He began his career with Shell Oil in 1975 on Shell’s Company Drilling Rig and retired 35 years later, after having led projects in the Gulf of Mexico, North Atlantic, Brazil, and Alaska. After drilling campaigns in the Bering Sea, the Beaufort Sea, and the Chukchi Sea, Fox was tapped to lead the first development drilling program in the GOM Deepwater. 

As a leader with an operations background, Fox was charged with developing “Operations Capability” for Shell to staff for the tremendous growth planned. In 2005, Fox was asked to reopen the Shell office in Alaska. Fox moved to Anchorage with his wife, Dr. Cyndie Fox, and served as the Asset Manager for Shell Alaska until he retired from Shell in 2010. Rick returned to work in support of Edison Chouest Offshore and Fairweather through Shell’s Alaska Exploration campaign in 2011 and took over leadership at Fairweather in 2015. 

Alaska Independent Coach Tours

Dennis McDonnell

Dennis McDonnell

Alaska Independent Coach Tours, LLC


Dennis McDonnell, a 35-year tourism veteran, has worked in several sectors of the visitor industry in Alaska during his career.

He began his career spending 10-years at Princess Tours in Southcentral and Interior Alaska in different roles including Port Operations and Division Manager . He then spent 7 years overseeing Era Helicopters flightseeing operations before leaving to help start Alaska Coach Tours.

Currently he is President and minority owner of Alaska Coach Tours and an owner in Adventure Sitka. He has served on various tourism related Boards including the Dalton Highway Advisory Board, National Tour Association, Alaska Tourism Marketing Board and Chair for the Alaska Tourism Industry Association Board of Directors.