Bristol Bay Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Board President: Shannon Harvilla

Bristol Bay Borough School District

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Board Vice President: Tim Capo  

King’s Chapel, Bristol Bay

Email thcapo@gmail.com

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Director:  Kent Kraft

Bristol Bay Borough School District

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Board Treasurer: Sharon Schroeder   

Camai Community Medical Clinic

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Director: Adelheid Herrmann    

Silver Bay

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Adelheid Herrmann is a life-long resident of the Bristol Bay area residing mainly in the Naknek area.  She has been a commercial fisherman since the age of 6 years old, first setnetting on the Kvichak at the Cutbank in the 1960’s and 70’s and in the 1980’s taking over her father’s drift operation.  She has been an advocate for fisheries and her passion is working on fisheries education that can be used in elementary, secondary and post-secondary institutions including Career and Technical Education or what used to be called Vocational Education.  She has helped work on the Alaska Maritime Works Plan, taught classes on Bristol Bay Fisheries and has been on many boards and commissions that focused on fisheries, seafood processing and maritime industries.  Currently she sits on the board for the Bristol Bay Borough Chamber of Commerce, the Western Regional Panel for Aquatic Nuisance Species and the Alaska Pacific University’s Elder’s Council.  She served 6 years in the Alaska Legislature representing the Bristol Bay region, Aleutians and Pribilof Islands and the Western Alaska Peninsula. She has her bachelors’ degree in Public Policy, Fisheries and Native Studies and her Doctorate in Education in Organizational Leadership with an emphasis in Fisheries and Oceans. 

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Director: Dan O’Hara                                                

Bay Marine Surveyors

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Board Secretary: Karie Tiffany

Emai: [email protected]

 

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Director: Ralph Zimin

Ralph Zimin was born prematurely at the Diamond M Cannery in South Naknek in May of 1951, two months before his July due date.  He jokes that he arrived early so he wouldn't miss the run.  Ralph has fished Bristol Bay commercially all his life and also worked on the North Slope for 29 years.  He currently serves on the Naknek-Kvichak Advisory Committee and is an expert on the history and management of our fishery.  

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Join the Board

The Bristol Bay Borough Chamber of Commerce is seeking business and community professionals, interested and willing to dedicate their time, energy, and expertise, to fill open seats on the Chamber Board.  Currently, they are looking for candidates to fill 1 vacancy. Applications may be downloaded and submitted to the Chamber Office. 

The Board of Directors is the governing body of the Chamber of Commerce and will determine the objectives, policies, and activities, as well as, ensuring the fiscal responsibility of the Chamber.  Directors are expected to attend monthly Board meetings from 6:30 to approximately 8:00 pm on the third Tuesday of each month; help organize and participate in community events; and, make themselves available for special meetings and events throughout the year.  Candidates for the Board of Directors of the Bristol Bay Borough Chamber of Commerce should be ready to serve in a manner that is in the best interest of the Chamber, its membership and the community.