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Ahtna Kanas Winter 2020

Roy Tansy, Jr. promoted to Chief Operating Officer

Roy Tansy, Jr.

Ahtna Netiye’ is pleased to announce the promotion of Roy Tansy, Jr. to Chief Operating Officer (COO). An Ahtna shareholder, Tansy has held positions with the Ahtna family of companies dating back 30 years. He brings over 20 years of executive management experience in operations, business development, strategic planning and corporate leadership. His professional background has included management of construction, oil and gas, facilities management and security companies. Tansy currently sits on the boards of the Alaska Native Heritage Center and the Alaska Chamber of Commerce.

“I am honored to have been named COO by the Ahtna Netiye’ Board of Directors,” said Tansy. “My career and time with Ahtna have been rewarding and I am grateful to my colleagues and mentors who have helped me to grow and develop as a leader. This is an exciting time for Ahtna as we continue to grow and advance as a company, and I am proud to help lead us through the next chapter in our evolution.”

Tansy is originally from the Ahtna village of Cantwell, Alaska and a member of the Caribou (Udzisyu) clan. Tansy’s father is also from Cantwell and is Ahtna Athabascan of the Sky (Naltsiine) clan. His late mother was from Klawock and was Tlingit of the Raven/Dog Salmon (Yéil /L’eeneidí) clan.