The 2014 Tanana Chiefs Conference Delegate & Full Board of Directors Meeting will take place at the Westmark Hotel & Conference Center in Fairbanks. This year's theme is "The Time is Now". Discussions and presentations will focus on the progress TCC has made over the past year, sustainable energy, forestry, Arctic policy, village economics, hunting and fishing, client development, health, and education.
TCC has chosen, Troy A. Eid, Chair of the Indian Law and Order Commission, as this year's keynote speaker. Eid will address the ongoing issues in public safety in Alaska Native communities and how it affects the villages within our region.
After eight years serving as TCC President/Chairman, Jerry Isaac of Tanacross will be termed out as a new TCC President is elected on Thursday, March 13th. Jerry began his first partial term as TCC President in 2006, when he was elected to finish the term for the late Harold ‘Buddy’ Brown, and was re-elected in 2008 and once again in 2011.
The nine candidates running for the position of Tanana Chiefs Conference President/Chairman had their first opportunity to address the 42 members of TCC on Monday, March 10th during TCC’s Annual Convention in Fairbanks.
Each candidate had 5 minutes to address the delegation and explain why they are the best candidate to run for the presidency.
Hear the Presidential candidates give their speeches.