WHO WE ARE

Dr. Barb (QasuGlana) Amarok
Chairperson
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Dr. Barb (QasuGlana) Amarok

Dr. Amarok was first elected to the Board of Directors in 2011. She is currently the Chair of the Board of Directors and has served in the following positions with SNC: Assistant Secretary, Vice-Chair of the Elders Committee, Vice-Chair of the Bylaws and Personnel Committee, Chair and Secretary/Treasurer of Sitnasuak Financial Services, LLC.  She brings strong experience and advanced education to successfully lead SNC into the future.

Currently, Dr. Amarok also serves as the Executive Director of the Bering Sea Women’s Group based in Nome, adjunct faculty with the University of Alaska Fairbanks – Northwest Campus, board member for the Association of Alaska School Boards (AASB), board member for Nome Public Schools, member of the Education Compact Committee for First Alaskans Institute, member of the Advisory Council for the University of Alaska College of Education, and member of the Alaska Native Collaborative Hub for Research on Resiliency (ANCHRR).

Gloria Karmun
1st Vice Chair
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Gloria Karmun

Gloria Karmun was first elected to the Board of Directors in 1998.  She has served in the following positions with SNC: 1st Vice Chair Board of Directors, Chair of Bonanza Fuel, LLC, Vice Chair of Sitnasuak Properties, LLC, Vice Chair of Sitnasuak Financial Services, LLC, Director of Banner Wind, LLC, Director of Sitnasuak Health Solutions, LLC, Director of SNC Technical Services, LLC, Member of the Bylaws & Personnel Committee, and Chair of the Land Committee.

She currently serves as an Office Assistant II for the Alaska State Troopers, tribal council member of Nome Eskimo Community and Board Member for the Church of the Nazaarene.

Andrew (Andy) Miller, Jr.
2nd Vice Chair
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Andrew (Andy) Miller, Jr.

Andrew C. Miller Jr. was first elected to the Board of Directors in 2006.  He has served in the following positions with SNC: 2nd Vice Chair Board of Directors, Director of SNC Technical Services, LLC, Chairman of Sitnasuak Properties, LLC, Vice Chair of Bonanza Fuel, LLC, Secretary of Sitnasuak Technical Services, LLC, Secretary of Nanuaq, LLC, Secretary/Treasurer of Insight Consulting, LLC, Secretary/Treasurer of GBS, LLC, Secretary/Treasurer of API, LLC, Member of the Elders Committee, Member of the Land Committee, Member of the Finance Committee, and Member of the Subsistence Committee.

He also currently serves as a Director with Alaska Village Initiatives.

Becka Baker
Treasurer
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Becka Baker

Becka Baker was first elected to the Board of Directors in 2016.  She currently is the Treasurer and has served in the following positions with SNC: Member of the Bylaws & Personnel Committee Member of the Elders Committee,  Member of the Finance Committee, Member of the Communications Committee, Member of the Subsistence Committee, Director and Secretary of Bonanza Fuel, LLC, Director and Secretary, Sitnasuak Properties, LLC, Director and Secretary of Sitnasuak Financial Services, LLC

She is currently a Director of Bering Straits Native Corporation.

Helen C. Bell
Secretary
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Helen C. Bell

Mrs. Bell has served on the Board of Directors from 1987 to present. Mrs. Bell serves as Secretary of the Corporation on the Executive Committee, she is also; Chair of the Elders Committee, Vice-Chair of the By-Laws/Personnel Committee, and a member of the SNC Technical Services Committee.

Robert (Bobby) Evans
Director
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Robert (Bobby) Evans

Bobby Evans was first elected to the Board of Directors in 2010.  He has served in the following positions with SNC: Chair Board of Directors, Member of the Bylaws & Personnel Committee, Member of the Elders Committee, Member of the  Finance Committee, Member of the Land Committee, Director of SNC Technical Services, LLC, and Director of Bonanza Fuel, LLC.

He is currently the owner of Tundra B&B, Director of Bering Straits Native Corporation and Public Rural Board Member, State of Alaska Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.

Louis H. (Louie) Green, Jr.
Director
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Louis H. (Louie) Green, Jr.

Louie Green, Jr. was first elected to the Board of Directors in 1993.  He has served in the following positions with SNC: 1st Vice Chair Board of Directors, Chair of the Land Committee, Vice Chair of the Bylaws & Personnel Committee, Member of the Elders Committee, Member of the Subsistence Committee, Director of SNC Technical Services, LLC, Director of Sitnasuak Financial Services, LLC.

He currently serves as Chairman of the Federal Seward Peninsula Regional Advisory Council for Subsistence and Director of Bering Straits Native Corporation.

Joel (Jay) Craft, Jr.
Director
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Joel (Jay) Craft, Jr.

Mr. Joel “Jay” Craft, Jr., 41, of Anchorage is a shareholder in Bering Straits Native Corporation and Sitnasuak Native Corporation. He currently serves as a Supervisory Management Analyst for the Bureau of Indian Affairs Transportation Department. Mr. Craft has lived and worked in Nome for Kawerak, Inc. as Vice President for Children, Family Services and spent many years as a volunteer fireman in Nome.

Richard Foster
Director
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Richard Foster

Richard Foster was first elected to the Board of Directors in 2018.  He has served in the following positions with SNC: Chairman of SNC Technical Services, LLC, Director of Sitnasuak Properties, LLC, and Member of the Finance Committee.

He currently serves as an Economic Development Specialist with Klickitat County Economic Development and Gunnery Sergeant with the United States Marine Corps Reserves . He also serves as a Board Member for the South Central Workforce Development Council, and Board Member for the Klickitat County Affordable Housing Board.

Joseph A. Garnie
Director
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Joseph A. Garnie

Joseph A. Garnie, 65 of Teller, Alaska was elected to the Sitnasuak board of directors on June 1, 2019, and prior was an advisory member for the Corporation’s Land and Subsistence Committees. He also serves on the Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation board of directors.

LieuDell (Ayaaq) Goldsberry
Director
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LieuDell (Ayaaq) Goldsberry

LieuDell (Ayaaq) Goldsberry, 41 of Sitka, Alaska is the son of the late Victor Goldsberry and mother Nancy Kunayak. He was the past owner of Chukotka-Alaska, Inc. in Nome, Alaska, a tourist shop that specialized in Native and Russian art that operated for twenty plus years. He also taught and coached at Nome Public Schools for eight years. Currently, he is the Assistant Residential Principal/Activities Director for Mount Edgecumbe High School in Sitka, Alaska.