The application period for Shareholder of the Year nominations is now open. The nomination deadline is Friday, October 25, 2019, at 5 p.m. Alaska Daylight Time. Click here to download the nominee application.
Each year at the Doyon annual meeting of shareholders, the Doyon board of directors recognizes outstanding shareholders nominated for their exemplary characteristics and exercise of traditional Native values. Shareholder of the Year awards will be presented at the 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on March 15, 2020 in the following categories:
- The Poldine Carlo Citizen of the Year Award recognizes a person who has demonstrated leadership, strong commitment, competence and sensitivity in the educational and cultural survival of Alaska Natives. Recipients may be chosen for contributions in the fields of health or education, maintenance of a traditional lifestyle, or for the example they set as parents.
- Hannah Solomon Elder of the Year Award recognizes an Elder, age 55 or older, who has devoted his or her life toward the betterment of Alaska Natives. The award is named in honor of the late Hannah Solomon who dedicated her life to teaching the younger generation traditional ways.
- Daaga’ Community Service Award recognizes a community or individual who shows strong commitment, competence and sensitivity in helping others to make their community a healthier and safer place to live, and whose accomplishments have directly affected Alaska Natives.
For more information about the Shareholder of the Year Awards, please contact shareholder outreach at (907) 459-2085, (888) 478-4755 ext. 2085 or firstname.lastname@example.org.