The Ouzinkie Native Corporation (ONC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that effective December 3, 2014 Dave Stephens will assume the role of President/CEO of Ouzinkie Native Corporation. Dave is no stranger to ONC as he has served as the CEO of Katmai Government Services (KGS), Ouzinkie's largest subsidiary, since 2006. During his time as Katmai's CEO he has grown it substantially making it one of the formidable companies in Alaska government contracting.
Dave was born and raised in Cordova, Alaska. In addition to his work with ANC's doing government contracting Dave was also the Chief Information Officer of Impact Interactive, an Anchorage based information technology company, the Director of Distance Education at the University of Alaska Anchorage, a term Professor at Georgetown University in Washington DC and the captain of a 50' salmon tender in Prince William Sound and the Copper River Delta.
Please help us in welcoming Dave to his new position as ONC's CEO/President.
Ouzinkie Native Corporation, a village corporation, was formed July 23rd, 1973, as part of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971. Upon formation, Ouzinkie Native Corporation (ONC) had 339 original shareholders, all of Alutiiq descent, living in the village of Ouzinkie on Spruce Island, or who were originally from the village. Each shareholder received one hundred shares at incorporation that cannot be sold or traded.
Today there are approximately 477 shareholders by way of shares either inherited by new shareholders or were gifted to family members.
The mission of the Ouzinkie Native Corporation is to develop profitable business enterprises to provide maximum financial return and other benefits to our shareholders while preserving our culture and protecting our lands