The nine-member Executive Board is elected to staggered terms by the full Board or Directors at the annual meeting in March. The President and Chairman of the Board is elected by the Full Board of Directors and serves as CEO of the Tanana Chiefs Conference.
The Executive Board includes two ex-officio members who serve as a Youth and an Elder advisory position. In addition to the ex-officio members, our Traditional Chief serves as an advisor to the Executive Board and the full Board of Directors. These positions ensure the continuation of our region’s traditions, culture, and values.
Tribal member from Ruby; currently the 1st Traditional Chief of the region since 2008.
Trimble Gilbert – Second Traditional Chief
Tribal member from Arctic Village; currently the 2nd Traditional Chief of the region since 2009.
Tribal member from Tanana. Currently serving as Tanana Chiefs Conference President/Chairman for a three-year term (2014-2017)
Tribal member from Tanana; currently TCC Vice President for a three-year term (2015-2016)
Secretary/Treasurer from Allakaket; currently serving a three-year term (2015-2017)
Tribal member from Tetlin; currently serving a three-year term (2014-2017)
Nick Alexia, Sr. – Upper Kuskokwim
Tribal Member from Nikolai; currently serving a three-year term (2012-2015)
Nancy James – Yukon Flats
Tribal member from Fort Yukon; currently serving a three-year term (2013-2016)
Eugene Paul – Lower Yukon
Tribal member from Holy Cross; currently serving a three-year term (2012-2015)
Tribal member from Koyukuk; currently serving a three-year term (2014-2017)
Frank Thompson – Yukon Tanana
Tribal member from Evansville; currently serving a one-year term (2015-2016)
Peter Demoski – Elder Advisor
Tribal member from Nulato. Elected in June 2014.
Tribal member from Nulato. Elected March 2013.