Secretary Jennifer Fate spends her time in both Fairbanks, Alaska, and Los Angeles, California. She was elected to the Doyon, Limited Board of Directors in 2006. She serves as Corporate Secretary, Chair of the Finance Committee, and member of the Executive Committee. She serves as President and Director of the Doyon Foundation Board. Fate is past Chair of the Doyon Budget and Audit Committee. She currently works in private investment and has worked in business consulting and acquisitions for multinational corporations and media companies.
Fate also has been an independent documentary producer, working on projects for Bravo, Travel Channel, and the British Broadcasting Corporation. Fate previously served as a Director for Foster Care Counts in Los Angeles and as a Trustee for the Pine Ridge School for Girls on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Fate currently serves as Co-Chair of the Stanford Business School Race Equity Task Force. Fate received her MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and her bachelor’s degree from Princeton University. She practices Athabascan traditions at her family’s fish camp on the Yukon River each summer.
Her full legal name is Jennifer Fate Velaise.