BOARD MEMBERS

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Steve Ivanoff 
President 

Steve currently serves as President for the UNC Board and serves on the Finance Committee and Land Committee. Steve’s occupation is, Kawerak Transportation Planner, Kawerak Inc, and self-employed commercial fisherman in the Norton sound. He is also, the Recreational director for BSSD for 35 years and is on the Board of Directors for Alaska Federation of Natives from 1977-present, Bering Straits Native Corporation 1998-present, Chairman of Bering Sea Fisherman’s Association 1985-present.

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Paul Ivanoff III
Treasuer 

"Bebucks" current occupation is, Director of the NSEDC Community Benefits. Paul’s experiences include, serving as Crew for West Coast Aviation, a Ilisagvik-Counselor, and a Planner/Case Manager/Work Force Development Specialist for Kawerak. Paul is also on the NSEDC Scholarship Committee, the Educational Employment and Training Committee as an “at large” member.

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Anne L. Woods 
Director

Anne currently serves on the Personnel and Homesite Committees. Annie attended 100% of board & 95% of committee meetings. Woods occupation is, Information Technology Specialist for Bering Straits School District. Archivist, Voe Ed, and Curriculum (testing) Secretary 1995-2010 for Bering Straits School District. Vice President & President Sewing Circle 1999-20 l 0, Covenant Church Board 2007-09, Secretary/Clerk Bering Straits School District, and Secretary Unalakleet Native Corporation.

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Harry Johnson JR
Director

Currently retired, DOT/PF Airport Manager 1986-2014, heavy equipment mechanic and commercial fisherman/crabbing since 1979. He currently serves on the 8(a) committee, Policy & Procedures and Finance Committees. Jr attended 100% of board and committee meetings. City Council 2007-2015.

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Ella Anagick
Vice President

Ella has been director for UNC since 2000, she serves on the 8a, Finance & Personnel Committee and is an alternate for the Homesite Committee. Ella’s occupation is, self-employed attorney for the law office of Ella Anagick, as an experienced criminal and civil lawyer of 30+ years. Accomplishments including: serving as attorney for the governor’s advisory board on alcohol and drug abuse, serving on the Anchorage Bridge Builders, and on the National Board for the Indian Child Welfare Act.

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Frances Degnan
Secretary 

Frances currently serves on the Homesite and Land Committees, as a member of the Executive Committee. Her occupation is described as, self-employed, writer, publisher and bookseller. The book she wrote depicts the culture of Alaskan Natives through the story of her parents, titled, Under the Artic Sun; The Life and Times of Frank and Ada Degnan.

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Charles O. Degnan
Director

Charles currently serves as a member of the Audit/Policy and Personnel Committees and is an alternate on the Finance Committee. During 2017 Charles attended 100% of committee and board meetings. His occupation is, a commercial fisherman and self-employed. Degnan has served as a board member on the Native Village of Unalakleet, Bering Straits School District and is the Director for the Bering Straits Coastal Management Program and the Bering Straits Native Corporation.

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Kerilee Ivanoff
Director

Kerilee serves as the Community Development Coordinator with NSEDC, Native Village of Unalakleet Council member from 2015-present. Served on the Beluga committee, worked as Health Aide for Norton Sound Health Corporation 2002 -2005 and Environmental Cleanup NVU 2010-2012.

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Jolene Nanouk
Director

Jolene served as Board Secretary 2012/13 and on the UNC board from 1999-2015. He also served on the Homesite and Chair the Audit/Policy Review Committees alternate for Land Committee. Jolene’s occupation is, an Bilingual/Bicultural Teacher for the Unalakleet Secretary, 2014-15. She also was a grant writer for Native Village of Unalakleet from January to June 2013.