Nome, Alaska | January 24, 2023 – Sitnasuak Native Corporation (SNC) Board of Directors are pleased to welcome shareholder, Marie Tozier to the SNC Board of Directors. Mrs. Tozier was selected from a pool of 13 shareholders to fill the director vacancy. Mrs. Tozier was sworn into office at a special board meeting held on January 24, 2023.
“We would like to thank all the shareholders who expressed an interest in being considered for the appointment. Each of the 13 shareholders have experience and knowledge that would benefit the Corporation and have an opportunity to run in the upcoming election at the 50th Annual Meeting of Shareholders,” said SNC Chair, Gloria Ann Karmun.
Mrs. Tozier is a shareholder of Sitnasuak Native Corporation and Bering Straits Native Corporation. Her Grandparents are Dan and Ethel Karmun and her parents are John and the late Laraine Garrison. Mrs. Tozier was raised in Nome, where she still resides with her husband, Tok. Together, they have seven children who they are proud to have raised in Nome.
After being sworn in, Marie shared her gratitude. “I am grateful for this opportunity to serve SNC and its shareholders as a member of the Board of Directors. I look forward to working on issues important to shareholders as well as representing them in all business-related matters. Quyaana!” Mrs. Tozier will serve on the SNC Board of Directors for the remainder of the vacancy term, through the 51st Annual Meeting.
About Sitnasuak Native Corporation
Sitnasuak Native Corporation (SNC) is one of the Alaska Native Village Corporations created in 1971 under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA). SNC is headquartered in Nome, Alaska, with operations in Alaska (Nome, Anchorage, Wasilla, and Fairbanks), California, Virginia, and Puerto Rico. Today, SNC is the largest of 16 village corporations in the Bering Straits region, with over $146 million in annual revenues and is owned by more than 3,000 Alaska Native shareholders.