Melissa became a board member in 2017. She works for Doyon Government Group as a Contract and Compliance Analyst for the past five years. Melissa oversees and provides contract compliance for over 80 active federal contracts nationwide. Prior to accepting the role, Melissa served as the Shareholder Outreach Manager at Doyon, Limited and also previously worked at the University of Alaska Fairbanks as an Associate Registrar of Degree Certification and Graduation. Melissa holds a Bachelor's in Business Administration from UAF and a Master's of Business Administration from University of Alaska Southeast. Melissa is a Mt Edgecumbe High School graduate and was raised in Nulato. Melissa holds Nulato class stock and lives in Fairbanks.
Shay Huntington McEwen
Shay became a board member in 2018. She grew up in Galena and is the granddaughter of the late Sidney and Angela Huntington. Her parents are Glenda "Puddings" Huntington and the late Carl Huntington. She works for BP as the Project Engineer. She graduated from University of Alaska Fairbanks with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Alaska Pacific University with a MBA. Shay holds Galena class stock and lives in Soldotna.
Linda was elected to the Gana-A’Yoo, Limited board in 2020 and previously served from 2009 to 2015. She is currently employed as the Grants Management Specialist U.S. Housing & Urban Development, Anchorage Office of Native American Programs. She has been the President of the Indigenous Northern Music Association since 2009. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting for Information Management and her Master’s degree in Business Administration from Alaska Pacific University (APU). Linda holds Galena and Koyukuk class stock and lives in Eagle River, Alaska.
Joshua became a board member in 2021 and previously served from 2017 to 2018. He is currently employed as the Information Technology Director for Fairbanks Native Association. He was previously employed as the Assistant Professor in the Information Technology Specialist program at UAF Community & Technical College and before this the Executive Director of Information Technology at Tanana Chiefs Conference. He served on the Doyon Foundation Board from 2012 to 2017. He has his technical certificates from Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA, and EC-Council. He graduated from the UAF with an Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology Specialist in 2004. Joshua holds Nulato class stock and lives in Fairbanks.
Sharon became a board member in 2018 and previously served from 2016 to 2017. She is the village outreach liaison for Doyon, Limited. Sharon holds a Bachelor’s in Alaska Native Studies with a concentration in Alaska Native law, government and politics from UAF. Sharon also holds a Master’s degree in public administration from UAS. She lives in Fairbanks with her husband Vern and their sons. Sharon holds Galena and Nulato class stock.
William became a board member in 2010 and perviously served from 1979 to 1981. William holds an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science from Anchorage Community College. William holds Koyukuk class stock and lives in Koyukuk.
Frederick Huntington Sr.
Frederick became a board member in 2019. He currently serves on the Galena City School District Board, Middle Yukon Advisory Board, and the Yukon River Drainage Fisheries Association Representing District 4 on the Yukon. He previously worked for Tanana Chief Conference and a Wildland Firefighter as a Crew Boss for BLM. He was a Yukon River Comprehensive Plan member for the State of Alaska. Frederick previously was the 1st Chief of Louden Tribal Council, Yukon Koyukuk Elder Assisted Living Facility check signer, and Galena Search and Rescue officer. He holds Galena stock and lives in Galena.
Thomas became a board member in 2019. He previously worked as the water plant operator for the City of Kaltag. He has been on the Gana-A'Yoo Resource Committee since 2017. He currently sits on the Kaltag Tribal Council, Kaltag Co-Op Board, Yukon Advisory Board, and is a delegate for Alaska Village Electric. Thomas holds Kaltag class stock and lives in Kaltag.
Colleen became a board member in 2019. She is currently employed as the Alaska Native Cultural Arts and History Teacher in Nenana. During the summer months she fishes, berry picks, and goes logging in Nulato, at times, she also runs a bed and breakfast. She has taught in rural villages for the past 20 years. Colleen holds a Bachelor's degree in Education endorsed in Secondary Mathematics from UAF. Colleen holds Nulato class stock and lives in Nenana and Nulato.