Calista encourages Shareholders to provide feedback and direction to the company by speaking with their representative Board members, or by serving on the Board directly. (Note: Annual Meeting information is found here.)
For questions about our Board of Directors, or to send a message to a specific Board Member, please get in touch with us. Select the Board of Directors category when you complete the contact form.
Did you know? The Board Shareholder Relations Committee was formed in 2004 and has provided about 170 community presentations. They visit 10-20 communities each year (weather permitting).
Shareholder Relations Committee
Formed in 2004, Calista Corporation’s Shareholder Relations Committee is comprised of five members from the Board of Directors. Each year, generally in the first and fourth quarters, they travel to communities around the YK Delta to provide updates on Calista’s operations and activities. A few staff members usually join the committee. This section will be updated when tour dates are confirmed.
Did you know?
- This Committee was formed to help share and provide updates on Calista activities and the Donlin Gold project
- From 2004 to summer 2019, the Committee has provided about 170 community updates
- Board of Directors 2022-23 / Map of Units (pdf | 1.5mb)
- Map of Units (pdf | 113 kb)
- Code of Business Ethics and Conduct for Directors — updated April 2018 (pdf | 306 kb)
- Calista Corporation Bylaws – updated March 2018 (pdf | 767 kb)
Members of Calista Corporation’s Board of Directors are elected by Shareholders to provide guidance to the company on a variety of matters. Their duties include the responsibility of hiring and reviewing the performance of the company’s president/CEO, establishing broad policies and objectives, approving budgets and ensuring the availability of adequate financial resources.
Elections are held annually.
All votes are received and validated by an independent Certified Public Accounting firm at the Annual Meeting.
Terms last for three years.
How to be a Board of Director candidate
Board of Director candidate solicitation generally opens a few months before the Annual Meeting of Shareholders, with the deadline for candidate solicitation announced at that time. To learn exactly when candidate applications are accepted, please watch for the Storyknife newsletter announcement, special mailings and/or announcements online such as on the Calista Facebook page. To ensure you are notified of candidate openings, please provide Shareholder Records with your current contact information.
Who can be a candidate
Calista Board of Director candidates must be at least 18 years old and must be a Calista Corporation Shareholder.
Current Board Members / Units
(Updated June 2022 following 2022 Annual Meeting)
Myron P. Naneng, Sr., Director; Home Village: Hooper Bay; Villages Represented: Unit 1, to include Hooper Bay, Paimiut, Chevak and Scammon Bay
Dora C. Moore, Director; Home Village: Emmonak; Villages Represented: Unit 2, to include Alakanuk, Sheldon Point (Nunam Iqua), Bill Moore’s Slough, Hamilton and Emmonak
Robert L. Beans, Secretary; Home Village: Mountain Village; Villages Represented: Unit 3, to include Kotlik, Chuloonawick, Mountain Village, Pitkas Point and Saint Mary’s
George Guy, Director; Home Village: Kwethluk; Villages Represented: Unit 4, to include Kwethluk, Napaskiak, Oscarville, Napakiak and Eek
Johnnie Evan, Director; Home Village: Tuntutuliak; Villages Represented: Unit 5, to include Tuntutuliak, Quinhagak, Goodnews Bay, Platinum, Kwigillingok, Kipnuk and Kongiganak
Jolene N. John, Director; Home Village: Toksook Bay; Villages Represented: Unit 6, to include Mekoryuk, Chefornak, Toksook Bay, Umkumiute, Tununak, Nightmute, Newtok
Margaret Pohjola, Vice Chair; Home Village: Chuathbaluk; Villages Represented: Unit 7, to include Lime Village, Stony River, Sleetmute, Red Devil, Crooked Creek, Georgetown, Napaimute, Chuathbaluk, Aniak, Kalskag (Upper), Lower Kalskag
Willie Kasayulie, Chair; Home Village: Akiachak; Villages Represented: Unit 8, to include Tuluksak, Akiak, Akiachak, Atmautluak, Nunapitchuk, Kasigluk
Earl Samuelson, Sr., Treasurer; Home Village: Bethel; Villages Represented: Unit 9, to include Bethel
Nick P. Andrew, Jr., Director; Home Village: Marshall; Villages Represented: Unit 10, to include Andreafski, Pilot Station, Marshall, Ohagamiut, Russian Mission
Ron Hoffman, Director; Home Village: Bethel; Villages Represented: At-Large, to include any Shareholder