The 2018 Doyon, Limited annual meeting of shareholders took place Friday, March 16, 2018, at the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel at 813 Noble St. in Fairbanks, Alaska. The theme of the 2018 annual meeting was Transformation.
2018 Annual Meeting and Board Election Information
Congratulations to the following Doyon shareholders who were elected in the 2018 Doyon, Limited board election. Re-elected with three-year terms ending in 2021 were
Christopher Simon, Erica Frankson, Walter “Wally” Carlo, and Jennifer Fate Velaise.
The re-elected board members will join existing board members Shirley Cleaver, Jerry Isaac, Georgianna Lincoln, Esther McCarty, Brian Ridley, Sonta Hamilton Roach, Pollock “PJ” Simon, Jr., Orie G. Williams, and Miranda Wright.
Shareholders of the Year Award Recipients
Doyon Citizen of the Year, Rhonda Pitka of Beaver
Daaga’ Community Service Award, Marjorie Attla of Galena
Hannah Paul Solomon Elder of the Year, the late Hudson Sam, Sr. of Huslia
Hannah Paul Solomon Elder of the Year, Lina Demoski of Anvik
Early Bird Prizes
The Doyon, Limited proxy and eProxy early bird deadline was Friday, February 16, 2018, at 5 p.m. AKST. The winners of the early bird prizes were drawn randomly using a computer-generated system, which pulled names from the 6,798 shareholders who submitted their proxies by the deadline.
Shareholders who submitted eProxies by the early bird deadline were eligible for all of the cash prize drawings, including the early bird eProxy prizes. Shareholders who submitted a paper proxy by the early bird deadline were eligible for all cash prize drawings except for the early bird eProxy prizes, which were specifically for those who voted online via eProxy by the early bird deadline.
Congratulations to the following early bird prize winners:
$2,500: Robert Esmailka
$100 early bird eProxy winners:
John Billings, Jr.
25,000 Alaska Airlines miles: Tommie Pierren
Annual Meeting Prizes
Shareholders who didn’t win an early bird prize still have chances to win cash and airlines miles on annual meeting day. Shareholders who have not yet voted their proxy or eProxy must do so by the deadline on March 14, 2018, at 3 p.m. AKDT, to be entered in the drawing for the following annual meeting prizes totaling $8,000.
$3,000: Theodore Kruger Jr.
$2,000: Gilbert Oxereok
$1,000: Margaret St. John
25,000 Alaska Airlines Miles: Lawrence Derendoff
The annual meeting prize winners were randomly drawn from all shareholders who voted their proxy or eProxy by the March 14, 2018, 3 p.m. AKDT, proxy deadline or registered to vote at the annual meeting on March 16, 2018. Thank you to all who participated in the 2018 Doyon, Limited board election.
Shareholder Comments and Questions
Doyon welcomes comments and questions from shareholders throughout the year. Shareholders are encouraged to submit comments and questions by completing the form at www.doyon.com/comments, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or returning the comment card that was included in the January 23 proxy card mailing.