2020 Annual Convention & Full Board of Directors Meeting

March 16th-19th | Westmark Hotel – Gold Room | Fairbanks, AK


About

About TCC’s 2020 Convention

Tanana Chiefs Conference’s 2020 Annual Delegate and Full Board of Director’s Meeting will take place from March 16th through March 19th at the Westmark Hotel & Conference Center in Fairbanks. Our theme this year is Breaking Trails into the Future; in the Spirit of Ch’eghwtsen’.

During the four day convention TCC’s Full Board of Directors, which consists of delegates from 42 member tribes across interior Alaska, will meet in order to discuss issues impacting our tribes, hold elections and pass resolutions which will guide TCC through the coming year. 

Watch Live

2020 Keynote Speaker

Valerie Davidson

Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson, a Yup’ik and enrolled tribal member of the Orutsaramiut Traditional Native Council of Bethel, was appointed by Governor Walker as Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Health & Social Services in 2014. During her tenure, Davidson implemented Medicaid Expansion, Medicaid Reform and the Alaska Tribal Child Welfare Compact. Davidson served as Alaska’s first Alaska Native female Lieutenant Governor in the final weeks of the Walker Administration. Davidson previously served as Senior Director of Legal & Intergovernmental Affairs for the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, and as Chair of the Tribal Technical Advisory Group to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Davidson considers her brilliant, funny, and kind children to be her greatest accomplishment.

Events

Convention Week Events

HONORING DINNER
March 14th, 2020 | 6:30pm
Westmark Hotel 
Dinner Provided

WELCOME RECEPTION
March 16th, 2020 | 5:30 – 7:30pm
Chief David Salmon Tribal Hall
Hosted by the Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce
TCC HEALTH FAIR
March 16th – 17th, 2020
Westmark Hotel
LEGACY OF OUR ELDERS PREMIERE
March 17th, 2020 | 6:00pm
Westmark Hotel – Gold Room
TCC ARTS & CRAFTS BAZAAR
March 18th – 19th, 2020
Westmark Hotel
DENAKKANAAGA ANNUAL FUNDRAISER
March 18th ,2020 5:30pm
Chief David Salmon Tribal Hall
TCC ANNUAL POTLATCH
March 19th ,2020 6:00pm
Chief David Salmon Tribal Hall
  STAY TUNED! We will be posting more events soon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elections

2020 TCC Elections

TCC Executive Board of Directors

OFFICER POSITIONS
TCC Chief/Chairman – 3 year term (2020 – 2023) Currently Victor Joseph, Tanana

SUBREGIONAL POSITIONS
Upper Tanana Subregion – 3 year term (2020 – 2023) Currently William ‘Chaaiy’ Albert, Northway
Yukon Koyukuk Subregion – 3 year term (2020 – 2023) Currently Norman ‘Carl’ Burgett, Huslia

TCC ADVISORY BOARDS

TCC REGIONAL HEALTH BOARD
Yukon Flats  Subregion – 3 year term (2020 – 2023)  Currently Patricia Salmon, Chalkyitsik
Upper Kuskowkim Subregion – 3 year term (2020 – 2023 Currently Vacant

TCC EDUCATION COUNCIL
Lower Yukon Subregion -3 year term (2020 – 2023) – Currently Nathan Elswick, Anvik
Yukon Tanana Subregion – 3 year term (2020 – 2023) Currently Phyllis Erhart, Tanana

Interior Athabascan Tribal College Board of Trustees
Upper Kuskokwim Subregion — 3 year term (2020 – 2023) –currently Vacant
Upper Tanana Subregion — 3 year term (2020 – 2023) – currently Gerald Albert, Northway

IRHA Board of Commissioners
Seat E – 3 year term (2020 – 2023)~ Currently Marvin Deacon, Grayling


AFN Village Representative
The AFN Village Representative will no longer be elected at the TCC Convention; it will be elected annually at the AFN convention by the TCC Region Village Corporations.

 

 

 

Resolutions

RESOLUTIONS

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RESOLUTIONS PROCESS

Deadline

All resolutions must be received by TCC Legal Department no later than:

  • 5:00 PM on ** Friday, February 7, 2020 ** for convention consideration.
  • Resolutions produced after the deadline will not be considered unless they are emergency in nature as determined by the Resolution Committee. 

Submitting Resolutions

Fax or email, then mail resolution proposals and information sheets to:

TANANA CHIEFS CONFERENCE
ATTENTION:  Keith Rueben, Legal Department
122 FIRST AVENUE, SUITE 600
FAIRBANKS, ALASKA  99701
FAX 907 459-3850
Email:  keith.rueben@tananachiefs.org