Sealaska Heritage

BOARDS AND COMMITTEES

BOARD OF TRUSTEES


Sealaska Heritage is governed by a nine-member Board of Trustees, which provides both fiscal and programmatic oversight to ensure that we carry out our mission efficiently and responsibly. The Board of Trustees includes the following members:

  • Marlene Johnson | Chair
  • Albert Kookesh | Vice Chair
  • Jeane Breinig
  • Shgen George
  • Nathan McCowan
  • Mike Miller
  • Barbara Cadiente-Nelson
  • Joe Nelson (ex-officio)
  • Lee Wallace
  • Maria Williams

DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

Sealaska Heritage Institute's Development Committee works with our trustees to assure the fiscal well-being of SHI through philanthropy and fund development. The Development Committee includes the following members:

  • Nathan McCowan, Chair
  • Maria Williams
  • Jeane Breinig
  • Barbara Cadiente-Nelson
  • Marlene Johnson (ex-officio) 

COUNCIL OF TRADITIONAL SCHOLARS

Sealaska Heritage is guided by a Council of Traditional Scholars, which includes the following members:

  • Ken Grant, Chair
  • Ruth Demmert
  • Joe Hotch
  • David Katzeek
  • Paul Marks
  • Ted Valle
  • Joe Zuboff

NATIVE ARTIST COMMITTEE

Sealaska Heritage is guided by a Native Artist Committee, which includes the following members:

  • Steve Brown
  • Delores Churchill
  • Nicholas Galanin
  • Nathan Jackson
  • Da-ka-xeen Mehner

SOUTHEAST REGIONAL LANGUAGE COMMITTEE

Sealaska Heritage is guided by a Southeast Regional Language Committee, which includes the following members:

  • Benjamin Young
  • Gavin Hudson
  • Lance X’unei Twitchell

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