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Please join our Program Co-Chairs, David Harrison
of David Harrison & Associates
and Janice Hotch
of Sealaska Corporation
, along with our outstanding faculty, as they cover topics of vital importance to the Tribal community:
- Status of Sovereign Tribes in Alaska
- Tribal Tax
- Enforcement of Native American Rights
- Alaska Native Regional Corporations Update
- Managing Federal Grants – What’s Available?
- Establishing Industries
- Establishing 8(a) Contracts
- Funding Communication Projects in Rural Alaska
- Tribal Business Development
- Domestic and International Tribal and Trade Development
- Health Care
- Collaboration for Effectiveness
Credits: See the credit section for full information
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AK CLE - 15.0 General CLE Credits
Who Should Attend:
Tribal Governing Bodies
Vendors to Tribes
Lenders and Financial Planners
Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012
| 8:00||Introduction and Overview|
David Harrison & Associates
| 8:15||Status of Sovereign Tribes in Alaska|
Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act; Sovereignty
Arctic Slope Native Association
Indian Tribal Governmental Tax Status Act (26USC7871et. Seq.); Developing Tribal Tax Code and Tribal Administrative Systems as a Source of Revenue; Tribal Authority and Taxation of Non-Tribal Entities; Developing a Tribal Tax Code and Creating Tribal Expertise; Examples of Tribal Codes and Administrative Regulations; Effective Types of Tribal Taxes; State Tax Issues/Tax Compacts with State; Structuring Transactions to Minimize States’ Ability to Tax Within Indian Country; Tribal Business Entity Development to Maximize State and Federal Tax Advantages
David Harrison & Associates
Hobbs Straus Dean & Walker LLP;
Oklahoma City, OK
Hobbs Straus Dean & Walker LLP
|12:45||Enforcement of Native American Rights|
Water – What are “Customary and Traditional Uses” and How Can They be Protected? Deep Sea and Bottom Trawlers – Jurisdiction; U.S. Policy and International Law
Western Alaska Community Development Association
Aleutian Pribilof Island Community Development Association
| 2:30||Alaska Native Regional Corporations Update|
Corporate Management; Diversification
VP, Business Dev.
NANA Development Corporation
ANSCA Regional Association
| 3:15||Managing Federal Grants – What’s Available?|
BIA, ANA (Cultural), EPA, Managing Your Projects from the Get-Go and Looking for Sustainable Dollars.
Alaska Summit Enterprise, Inc.
| 4:00||Establishing Industries|
Energy (Breaking Monopolies; Renewable Energy Programs (National Alternative Energy
Research Lab); Tourism, Fishing; Mining (Red Dog, Managed by the Nana Corporation, Must
Revenue Share with all 12 ANCs; Pebble Mine, Kensington Mine)
National Renewable Energy Laboratory,
U.S. Department of Energy
Sr. Vice President
Land and Energy,
Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI)
Friday, Jan. 13, 2012
| 8:15||Introduction and Overview|
David Harrison & Associates
| 8:30||Establishing 8(a) Contracts|
The View from the Native American Contractors Association; Tribal Joint Ventures; Tax Benefits; “Buy Indian” Incentives
Patton Boggs LLP
Native American Contractors Association;
Tribes Must Prove They Are Disadvantaged;
U.S. Small Business Administration
|10:45||Funding Communication Projects in Rural Alaska|
Accessing Department of Agriculture Funding for Broadband Deployment, Distance Learning and Telemedicine Projects, E911
Telecommunications Field Rep.
U.S. Department of Agriculture
|11:30||Tribal Business Development|
Tlingit & Haida Indians of Alaska
| 1:30||Domestic and International Tribal
and Trade Development|
Chugach Alaska Corporation
Providing for Rural Communities; Telemedic Services; Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium; Traditional Medicines; Family Wellness Warriors Initiative
College Scholarships; State Tribal Education Programs; Funding Through the U.S. Department of Education
The CIRI Foundation
Cook Inlet Tribal Council
| 4:15||Collaboration for Effectiveness|
Why Should Tribes and ANCs Work Together?
David Harrison & Associates
Central Council, Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska
David Harrison, Program Co-Chair, Owner of David Harrison & Associates, is a Tribal Affairs Consultant. He was previously Executive Director of the Alaska Inter-Tribal Council.
Janice Hotch, Program Co-Chair, is Manager of the Office of Diversity Solutions for Sealaska Corporation. Her areas of responsibility include marketing, sales and business development for the Corporation and its subsidiaries.
Susan A. Anderson is President and CEO of The CIRI Foundation, a private foundation established in 1982 by the Cook Inlet Region, Inc. to encourage education and career development.
P.J. Bell is CEO / President of Alaska Summit Enterprise, Inc., a Native American, woman-owned 8a small business based in Eagle River, Alaska.
Aggie Blandford was named Executive Director of the Western Alaska Community Development Association in March, 2011.
Larry Cotter is the Chief Executive Officer of the Aleutian Pribilof Island Community Development Association and its subsidiary companies.
Charles Edwardsen, Jr. is the founder of the Arctic Slope Native Association.
Walter Featherly is a managing partner with Patton Boggs LLP, focusing on Alaska Native and Native American-owned businesses.
Karen Forsland, District Director with the U.S. Small Business Administration, is responsible for the delivery of all SBA programs and services within the state of Alaska.
Corrine Garza, Chief Operating Officer with the Central Council Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, has served in the Tribe’s Business Development Department since 1998.
Clyde W. Gooden is the Vice President of Business Development at NANA Development Corporation.
Katherine Gottlieb is CEO of the Southcentral Foundation, an Alaska Native-owned, non-profit health care organization serving nearly 60,000 Alaska Native and American Indian people.
Brian Hirsch, PhD, is a Senior Project Leader with the National Energy Renewable Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy.
Kirke Kickingbird, Of Counsel with Hobbs Straus Dean & Walker LLP in Oklahoma City, concentrates on tribal affairs, natural resources, and tribal counseling and advocacy.
Greg King serves as Compliance Counsel with Chugach Alaska Corporation. He has more than 12 years of experience in government contracting, holding both managerial and legal positions with Alaska Native corporations.
Wesley Lannen is the Telecommunications Field Representative with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development Utilities Program.
Curtis J. McQueen, Chief Executive Officer of Eklutna, Inc., directs and facilitates all corporate communications, public relations and shareholder relations on behalf of the firm.
Gloria O’Neill has served for more than a decade as the President and CEO of Cook Inlet Tribal Council, a non-profit social service agency serving Alaska Native and American Indian residents of Anchorage.
Alfred Quijance is a Maintenance Technician in the Facilities Department of Southcentral Foundation.
Kimberly Reitmeier is Executive Director of the ANSCA Regional Association.
Ethan Schutt is Senior Vice President of Land and Energy
Development with the Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI). He oversees
CIRI’s land and energy development departments including the
exploration and leasing of those lands for oil and gas, mineral and
other natural resource development. He also directs CIRI’s efforts in
developing renewable and alternative energy projects.
Lee K. Shannon is a partner with Hobbs Straus Dean & Walker LLP. His practice focuses on finance, tax, business-entity formation, tribal gaming, and economic development for Indian tribes.
Eugene S. Smith, Chief Information Officer with the Maniilaq Association, has served with the Association since 1994.
Marie Stewman is with the Southcentral Foundation.
Edward K. Thomas served as President of the Central Council, Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, from 1984-2007 and was re-elected in 2010.
Dennis Worden is Legislative Director of the Native American Contractors Association in Washington, DC.
This seminar is approved for the following homestudy credits:
This course has been approved by the Alaska Bar Association for 15.0 hours of Continuing Legal Education credit under Alaska Bar Rule 65.
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