The application period for Shareholder of the Year nominations is closed. The nomination deadline was Friday, October 26, 2018, at 5 p.m. Alaska Daylight Time.
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 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on March 15, 2019 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.
- Chief Andrew Isaac Leadership Award recognizes a person age 35 or younger who has demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities. The award is named in honor of the late Chief Andrew Isaac, who emphasized the importance of education for youth to become leaders of tomorrow.
- Gin’tith (Richard Frank) Military Service Award recognizes an Alaska Native who demonstrates a strong commitment and willingness to serve in the U.S. armed forced in the defense of the United States of America.
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.