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