Alaska Native Corp. Koniag Inc., the regional Native corporation for the Kodiak area, has hired Liz Perry as its new CEO. Currently, Perry is the Pacific West’s regional vice president for SWCA Environmental Consultants. She isn’t Alaska Native, but she has a Ph.D. in anthropology, and has experience working with Native communities in rural Alaska and in Kodiak.
Perry joins an increasing number of Native Corp. CEOs who are female, including:
- Michelle Anderson, Ahtna Corp.
- Marie Greene, NANA Corp.
- Sophie Minich, CIRI
- Gail Schubert, Bering Straits Native Corp.