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 also responsible for reviewing and analyzing legislative issues that may impact Doyon’s business.
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.
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. Obed serves on the Fairbanks Native Association board of directors.
A Doyon shareholder with family from Minto, Obed and her husband, Stephen, are raising their daughters in Fairbanks, Alaska.