Through its subsidiaries, BSNC
serves the federal government and commercial customers throughout the Bering Strait region, Alaska, the United States, and the world.
began with 6,333 original shareholders and owns and manages nearly two million acres of subsurface land selected by 17 village corporations.
In effect, BSNC
bars female employees from better and higher-paying positions that have traditionally been held by male employees.
With the backing of Alaska Representative Don Young and the authority of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, BSNC
is moving to secure land at Point Spencer--also known as Port Clarence--for future development.
I believe that in addition to supporting oil and gas industry needs, Port Clarence is going to positively contribute to sustainable economic growth in the BSNC
is seeking an expedited transfer of the property, possibly by the end of 2014.
Over the next few years, as Schubert helped build the Anchorage offices up, BSNC
found profitability with government contracts, which now comprise about 90 percent of the corporation's revenues.
Although the BSNC
board had long sought ways to lower energy costs for shareholders, Brown witnessed first-hand examples when the corporation bought an older office building with outdated mechanical systems.
's land holdings in western Alaska along the coast of the Bering Sea put the corporation in an ideal position for growth in the region, BSNC
President and CEO Gail Schubert says in the spring 2014 Agluktuk newsletter.
determined that a basic deepwater port and man-camp at Port Ciarence could be operational within four years of an oil and gas industry decision to pursue resource development of Alaska's Outer Continental Shelf.
also announced the promotion of BSNC
shareholder Miriam Aarons to Corporate Communications Director.
She joins BSNC
from Perkins Coie, an international law firm where she served as partner, representing clients in Alaska and the Lower 48 with a special focus on government contracts, complex litigation, mediation, arbitration and litigation, and construction law.