January 8, 2016
Calista Corporation Welcomes Alice Crow and Cody Troseth Duo Will Lead New Shareholder Enrollment
(Anchorage, Alaska) –Monica James, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and June McAtee, Vice President of Land and Shareholder Services, are pleased to announce that Alice Crow and Cody Troseth have joined the Calista team to lead the new Shareholder enrollment effort. As Shareholder Enrollment Director, Alice Crow will work with ANCSA Stock Enrollment Project Manager Cody Troseth to develop and implement a program to enroll Descendants of original Shareholders and people who were eligible to enroll as Calista Shareholders on December 18, 1971, but did not. Alice will serve as a liaison and utilize collaboration, public relations and media coverage related to the expanded Shareholder program and will team with Cody to create and deliver an appropriate multi-channel communication plan. They will also design a plan for a Shareholder services program in Bethel and Anchorage, to include ongoing enrollment, Shareholder relations, proxy management, dividend processing and Shareholder benefits.
Alice Maar’aq Crow was born to, JB and Lucy Crow. An original Shareholder of Calista and Bethel Native Corporations, Maar’aq is also a member of the Orutsararmiut Native Council. Her experience includes work with small, rural and urban Alaska businesses and multinational companies, as well as with regional and statewide Tribal-focused entities. Alice graduated from Bethel High School and holds an MBA from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and an MFA from the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Cody Troseth was born to Roy and Julane Troseth. Cody is a Descendant and Shareholder of Calista Corporation. Cody has experience in project management, including the construction and energy sectors. Most recently, Cody worked on the Shell Alaska Exploration project in the Chukchi Sea. His grandmother, Rosanna (Sis Laraux) Troseth, is a known author, whose works include her popular biography “Our Side of the River.” Cody has a B.S. in mathematics and an M.S. in project management from the University of Alaska Anchorage.
The second largest of the original 13 Alaska Native Corporations, Calista Corporation was established under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 and represents approximately 13,000 Shareholders. The Calista region encompasses more than 6.5 million acres and includes 56 villages, which are incorporated into 46 individual village corporations. Since 1994, Calista has provided more than $4 million in scholarships and since inception, more than $37.6 million in dividends and Elders’ Benefit Program distributions to its Shareholders and Descendants.
Calista Corporation is the parent company of more than 35 subsidiaries in the following industries: military defense contracting, construction, communications, real estate, environmental and natural resource development, and information technology and media services. Calista can be found on Facebook (www.facebook.com/CalistaCorporation) and Twitter (http://twitter.com/CalistaCorp).