Unalakleet Employees

Conrad Celestial
Conrad Celestial
President

After his military service, Conrad entered the federal market space and has more than 20 years of experience in the federal field, supporting procurement and contract operations for much of his career including the Director of Contracts and Procurement. Conrad was instrumental in the growth of an 8a subsidiary and within the first year created he expanded the footprint of the firm from 1 market (DISA) to 3 Markets ( USAF and Dept. of State). As President of Unalakleet Investments Conrad hopes to grow the firm out of the 8(a) program, using his past experience and connections.

Madison Stair
Madison Stair
Marketing & Executive Assistant

With a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) focused in Communication Studies, Public Relations, Madison is experienced in Communications, Digital Marketing, & Creating Content. As a student-athlete on the lacrosse team at Longwood University, Madison successfully balanced her duties as a student-athlete as team captain and a member of the Communication Studies Honors Fraternity. Upon graduating Madison decided to start her career with Unalakleet Investments supporting marketing efforts and providing executive assistance.

Mark Johnson
Mark Johnson
CEO

Unalakleet Native Corporation Board Members

Ella A. Anagick
Ella A. Anagick
Director

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.

Carol Grace Charles
Carol Grace Charles
Board Member

Carol currently serves on the Audit, Personnel and Homesite Committees. Carol served on the Native Village of Unalakleet from 2001-2008, Administrative Assistant for the NSEDC Educational, Employment, and Training Department with NSEDC 2003-2012 and the UVEC Board 2010-2013. Occupation is, Village Clinic Manager NSHC.

Jolene Nanouk
Jolene Nanouk

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.

Charles O. Degnan
Charles O. Degnan
President

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.

Frances Ann Degnan
Frances Ann Degnan
Board Member

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.

Steve Ivanoff
Steve Ivanoff
Chairman

Steve currently serves as Chairman 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.

Paul “Bebucks” Ivanoff III
Paul “Bebucks” Ivanoff III
Board Member

``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.

Anne L. Woods
Anne L. Woods
Board Member

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.

Kerilee Ivanoff
Kerilee Ivanoff

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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