Calista Corporation Seeks Nominations for 2023 Shareholder Awards

Recipients Receive Regional Recognition and $1,500 Prize

February 13, 2023

(Anchorage, Alaska) – Calista Corporation is seeking nominations for its 2023 Shareholder Awards. Calista Shareholders and Descendants living within and outside of the Calista Region may be nominated for the Annual Shareholder Awards. Each award recipient will receive a plaque and $1,500.

The five award categories are:

  • Calista Culture Bearer
  • Axel C. Johnson Distinguished Shareholder
  • Calista Elder of the Year
  • Calista Youth/Educator of the Year
  • Raymond C. Christiansen Business of the Year.

Nominees must currently be living and without any significant legal judgments. Nominations may be submitted via an online form or a fillable PDF submitted via fax (907-275-2922), email (, or by mail to Calista Annual Shareholder Awards, 5015 Business Park Blvd, Suite 3000, Anchorage AK 99503.

Forms must be received by Calista no later than 5 p.m. on March 15, 2023. Winners will be announced by May 31.


Calista Corporation has over 36,000 Shareholders and is the parent company of more than 30 subsidiaries in the following industries: defense contracting, construction, real estate, environmental services, natural resource development, marine transportation, oilfield services, and heavy equipment sales, service and rentals. Since 1994, Calista has provided more than $6.1 million in scholarships to its Shareholders and Descendants. Since inception, Calista has declared more than $113.1 million in dividends and distributions, including $10.2 million in Elders’ Benefit Program distributions to Shareholders. Calista can be found on Facebook (, Twitter ( and Instagram (