Regular Board Meeting

GZ Corporate Office

Frannie Hughes, CEO
Roberta Cadzow, Office Manager

GZ Utility Co., Office
Anthony Carroll, Power Plant Manager
Peter John Power Plant Operator
Jordan Jones Power Plant Operator

GZ Shareholder Relations

Dorene Mahler

A Village ANSCA Corporation

Gwitchyaa Zhee Corporation
PO Box 329
Fort Yukon, Alaska 99740
Office (907) 662-2933
Fax (907) 662-3056

Photo Credit: Raymond Solomon

Purpose: To preserve our Traditional way of life
through the Protection of our lands and Creation
of Opportunity to enhance our future.

Download Forms

Stock Will Form
Gifting Shares
Shareholder Records Change

GZ Board of Directors

Michelle Peter, President
P.O. Box 428
Fort Yukon, AK 99740

Nancy Shewfelt, Vice President
P.O. Box 132
Fort Yukon,AK 99740

Vicky Thomas, Sec/Treasurer
P.O. Box 306
Fort Yukon, AK 99740

Gerald Carroll
P.O. Box 387
Fort Yukon, AK 99740

Laurie Thomas
PO Box 148
Fort Yukon AK 99740

Nels Petersen
P.O. Box 11
Fort Yukon, AK 99740

James Kelly
PO Box 335
Fort Yukon AK 99740

Gwitchyaa Zhee Employment Opportunities

GZC: Parent Company Seeks Business Manager

Our corporation is looking for a skilled Business Manager to lead and supervise the work of our employees. You will be in charge of designing business strategies and manage all day to day operations to guarantee company efficiency.

Superb interpersonal and leadership skills are vital for this role, as good teamwork is important for our business success. Suitable candidates should also be excellent written and verbal communicators, and possess the ability to identify opportunities for growth.

Business Manager Responsibilities:

  • Assess and identify new opportunities for growth in current & prospective markets.
  • Implement the company's goals & objectives.
  • Recruit and train new employees
  • Perform regular EE evaluations,
    determine areas of improvement.
  • Design business strategies & plans to
    meet corporate goals.
  • Assure Company has sufficient resources: personnel, materials & equipment
  • Develop a comprehensive company budget & perform periodic budget analyses.
  • Ensure all activities adhere to legal
    guidelines & policies.
  • Assess overall company performances.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Business Manager Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business,
    Business Management or related field.
  • At least 3 years' experience
    w/ Business Management.
  • Outstanding leadership abilities.
  • Excellent written & verbal communicative skills.
  • Working knowledge of latest business
    policies & regulations.
  • Demonstrable analytical thinking &
    business insight.

Business Manager Reports to Corporate CEO
GZ Corporation Headquarters (located Fort Yukon, AK)

A review of this position has excluded marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties & responsibilities are essential job functions & requirements that are to possible modification to reasonably accommodate with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities.

Gwitchyaa Zhee Corporation: An ANSCA Village Corporation, Headquartered in Fort Yukon, AK

Business Manager will support a Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Corporate Board of Director Members, Senior Leadership Managers.

We are a small rural Village, with access to daily commutes available to Fairbanks, AK where many lifestyle rewards are found, spectacular natural beauty with recreational and traditional activities makes this a one-of-a-kind place to work and experience.

Please submit a resume, cover letter and names and contact information (email and phone number) for three (3) references to gzclassified@gmail.com

GZ Business Manager Resume Review Date:

This position is open until filled; applications must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska Time on March 15, 2019 to be considered. Resumes received after this time and date may not be considered for this position.

Background Check:

The successful candidate is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Gwitchyaa Zhee Corporation is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veterans' status.

Our job description is not an employment agreement or contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice.

Photo Credit: Raymond Solomon

Gwitchyaa Zhee Donation Request:

To obtain a Donation Request Form, please email gzcorporation.329@gmail.com. Please submit your completed donation request, at least, 7 - 10 days prior to the GZ Corporate Board of Directors meeting.

Gwitchyaa Zhee Corporation
Shareholder Relations:

As you know, it is important to keep your GZC Shareholder Records current; start with your Change of Address/ Information Form.  For your convenience this form can be down loaded from this web site, please fill out our information and mail it to us.

Also you need to keep an up to date GZC Stock Will Form, in your file. This will answer who would you leave your shares to? This form can also be down loaded form this web site. Be sure to have this notarized before you return the Stock Will Form to us.

To gift your GZ Shares we have a GZ Shares Gifting Form, the legal title of this form is called, Inter Vivos Transferal of Shares, latin; between the living: The Alaska Native Land Claims Settlement Act amendments of 1987 allows to gift stock to certain family members during their lifetime, where you may give to your eligible family members some or all of your GZ Stock, so they can enjoy being a GZ Shareholder as well.

Gifting of stock is a way to share your native heritage with loved ones.

As Alaskan Natives, under this ANSCA law we are only to gift our shares upon the condition we have not received anything of value and have not been promised anything of value in compensation for the stock. The gifting is to be completed as a voluntary act and the gift is for life. Remember, you will no longer be able to vote the stock you gifted to another. The gifting is irrevocable, meaning that I cannot take my gift back once it is given.

Further, gifting can only be given to a relative: a relative meaning, your child, your grandchild, your niece, your nephew or brother or sister. The Rights of a Stock Gift are Distribution, Voting Rights, and Beneficiary.  Please find the Inter Vivos Transferal of Shares form available for download.  Do contact our Shareholder Relations Specialist, Robert John for further instruction.

There is language where a Child Support Order prohibits the Transfer of Stock.

Our Shareholders are also encouraged to keep their GZ Stock Will up dated. This form is available on our web page, you may down load the form, insert the names of those you will leave your stock to upon your death.  These Stock Wills must be signed in front of a Notary to be considered a legal document. 

GZ Corporate Vision:

Grow Gwitchyaa Zhee Corporation
as an Economically Sustainable
Businesses serving Shareholders
Interest in line with our Gwitch’in Values.

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