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The K'oyitl'ots'ina, Limited board of directors consists of nine (9) members elected by the shareholders. Because K'oyitl'ots'ina, Limited is made of the merging of four village corporations - Alatna, Allakaket, Hughes and Huslia - the make-up of the board must represent each constituent corporation. Each village is represented by two seats, and the ninth is at large, and can be held by any shareholder.

Two of the nine directors must have their principle place of residence in one of the respective villages of Alatna, Allakaket, Hughes and Huslia.  

 HUSLIA, SEAT G

President 

CHRISTOPHER SIMON lives in Huslia, Alaska where he works as principle for the Jimmy Huntington School.  His employment history includes working as superintendent of the Yukon-Koyukuk School District and also principle for Nenana City Schools, Jimmy Huntington School and Johnny Oldman School.  He has a bachelor's degree in secondary education and a master's degree in education leadership from the University of Alaska Fairbanks along with an education leadership certificate from the University of Alaska Anchorage. He is currently president of K'oyitl'ots'ina, Limited, vice president of KCorp Technology Services, Inc. and a director of Brooks Range Contract Services, Inc. He also serves on the board of directors for Doyon, Limited.  He was elected to the K'oyitl'ots'ina, Limited board in 2005 and has served continuously since then.

HUSLIA, SEAT I

Vice President

Fred Bifelt lives in Huslia, Alaska where he owns and operates Koyukuk River Guide Service, a big game guide business and also works for the Huslia Tribal Council.  His prior employment experience includes work as a boiler technician, carpenter, laborer and roustabout.  He previously attended the University of Alaska Fairbanks.  He is currently vice president of K’oyitl’ots’ina, Limited, director of Brooks Range Contract Services, Inc. and chairmen of Control Contractors, Inc.  He is currently a member of the Yukon Koyukuk School District board of directors.  He has been a K’oyitl’ots’ina, Limited board member continuously since 1993. 

ALLAKAKETT, SEAT A

Treasurer

JULIA SIMON lives in Allakaket, Alaska, where she has worked for Tanana Chiefs Conference as a behavioral health aide for over 21 years.  She is currently treasurer of K’oyitl’ots’ina, Limited and vice-president of KCorp Support Services, Inc.  She previously attended Anchorage Community College and earned a degree in rural human services from the University of Alaska Fairbanks in 2003.  She has previously been a member of the Alaska Psychiatric Institute’s governing board, Allakaket City Council,  

HUGHES, SEAT F

Secretary

ESTHER MCCARTY lives in Ruby, Alaska.  where she works as executive secretary for the Dineega Corporation and also owns McCarty's Services. Her work Experience includes working as a health aide, koyukon language coordinator for TCC, grant writer, bilingual instructor, and bookkeeper. She received a degree in specialized business with an accounting major from ICS Center for Degree Studies in Scranton, PA, a certificate in native language education from the UAF and also an associate's degree in native language education-athabascan from UAF. She is currently the secretary of K'oyitl'ots'ina, Limited, secretary/treasurer of Brooks Range Contract Services, Inc. and secretary/treasurer of CCI Automated Technologies. She served on the, K'oyitl'ots'ina, Limited board from 1980-2007 and was elected again in June 2010  

ALLAKAKET, Seat B

STANLEY NED lives in Fairbanks, Alaska.  He was previously employed as a heavy equipment operator for Bryce, Inc.in Allakaket, Alaska. His employment history includes working as a carpenter for Concord Construction, carpenter for IRHA, staff researcher for Tanana Chiefs Conference, oil recovery technician for VECO, Inc., biological technician for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and 20 years of experience as a firefighter.  He has previously attended the University of Alaska Fairbanks and also served in the United States Army. He is currently director K'oyitl'ots'ina, Limited, president of KCorp Technology Services, Inc. and President of KCorp Support Services, Inc. He has served on the K'oyitl'ots'ina, Limited board from 1990-1993 and continuously since 1999.  

ALATNA, SEAT H

GERALD SAM lives in Fairbanks, Alaska where he works as an environmental technician for Tanana Chiefs Conference. His employment history includes working as a native and rural education support specialist for TCC, unit leader for AmeriCorps and project liaison for HC Price. He earned an applied business certificate from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and a carpentry certificate from Curlew Jobs Corps in Washington. He is currently a director of K'oyitl'ots'ina, Limited, president of Brooks Range Contract Services, Inc. and vice-chairman of CCI Automated Technologies. He also serves on the board of directors of Fairbanks Native Association.  He has served on the K'oyitl'ots'ina, Limited board since 1990.

HUGHES, SEAT C

LORRAINE DAVID lives in Fairbanks, Alaska where she has worked as a Central Koyukon Athabascan language instructor for UAF since 2008 and the Effie Kokrine Charter School since 2011.  Her prior employment experience includes work as program assistant for the University of Alaska Fairbanks for 30 years.  She received a bachelors of business administration degree in human resources management from the University of Alaska Fairbanks in 1999.  She is currently a member of the Doyon Foundation board of directors and previously served on the Fairbanks North Star Borough Alaska Native Education board, UAF Chancellor’s Advisory Council on Native Education and the TCC Education Summit Committee.  She previously served on the K’oyitl’ots’ina, Limited board from 2007 to 2010. 

 ALATNA, SEAT D

MICHELLE SAM lives in Alatna, Alaska where she has worked as a teacher aide for the Yukon Koyukuk School District since 2010.  Her prior employment experience includes work as flagger for Brice, Inc. and administrative assistant for the Alatna Tribal Council. She received a bachelors of Science degree in biology from the University of Portland in 1996.  She has previously served on the Alatna Tribal Council and is currently 2nd Chief of the Alatna tribe. She is related to Fred Bifelt, Huslia seat I and Christopher Simon, Huslia seat G

AT-LARGE, SEAT E

Geraldine Simon lives in Fairbanks, Alaska where she has worked as chief administrative officer for Doyon, Limited since April 2012.  Her prior employment experience includes work as general counsel for Tyonek Native Corporation, special assistant to the director at ANTHC and general counsel for TCC.  She is currently a director of K’oyitl’ots’ina, Limited.  She received a bachelors degree in justice from the University of Washington, and a juris doctorate from Seattle University.  She has been a K’oyitl’ots’ina, Limited board member from 1991-2007 and 2009-present.  Her aunt, Julia Simon, is also a director of K’oyitl’ots’ina, Limited and holds Allakaket, seat A.