Board of Directors

Responsible leadership for continued growth.

Chugach is led by a nine-member Board of Directors. Members are elected by the shareholders from among their own ranks and serve three-year terms.


Sheri Buretta
Chairman of the Board

Sheri has served as Chugach’s Chairman since 1998. In addition Sheri serves as a board director for the Alaska Federation of Natives, Native American Contractors Association, Tatitlek Corporation, University of Alaska Anchorage Board of Regents, and ROSSIA (Russian Orthodox Sacred Sites in Alaska).  Sheri was born in Anchorage, Alaska, and her family is from the Native Village of Tatitlek located in the Prince William Sound.

 Sheri holds an accounting degree from the University of Alaska and a business degree from Gulf Coast Community College in Florida. She has previously served on the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens Advisory Council, the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Public Advisory Group, and Anchorage’s Sister City Commission, as well as co-chaired the transition team for former Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich.

Sheri and her husband Gary have two beautiful children, Anastasia and Bo.

Vice Chairman of the Board

Occupation: Business Consultant

Other business experience during past 5 years:
Former COO, Kuukpik Inc.
Former CEO, Yak-Tat Kwaan, Inc.
All periods of service as a CAC director:
October 2005 - present

All positions currently held with CAC and subsidiaries:
Vice Chair/Executive Committee, CAC
Chair, Compensation Committee, CAC
Member, Audit & Finance Committee, CAC
Chair, TCC, LLC Management Committee
Chair, Chugach Government Services, Inc.
Chair, Chugach Federal Solutions, Inc.
Vice Chair, CAC Settlement Trust, Board of Trustees

Corporate Secretary

Occupation: Retired; Co-owner, Possibility Bags

Other business experience during past 5 years:
Commissioner North Pacific Rim Housing Authority
Director, Chugach Regional Resources Commission
Former President, Tatitlek IRA Council
Former Director, Chugachmiut

All periods of service as CAC director:
1979, 2000-2003, 2004-present

All positions currently held with CAC and subsidiaries:
Corporate Secretary/Executive Committee, CAC
Chair, Lands & Cultural Resources Committee, CAC
Chair, Chugach Information Technology
Director, Chugach Systems Integration, LLC
Secretary, CAC Settlement Trust, Board of Trustees

Corporate Treasurer

Occupation: Manager, Southcentral Foundation

Other business experience during past 5 years:
Director, Alaska Community Action on Toxins

All periods of service as a CAC director:
October 2005-present

All positions currently held with CAC and subsidiaries:
Treasurer/Executive Committee, CAC
Chair, Audit & Finance Committee, CAC
Secretary/Treasurer, Chugach Heritage Foundation
Member, Investment Committee, CAC
Trustee, CAC Settlement Trust, Board of Trustees
Member, Compensation Committee, CAC
Chair, Defense Base Services, Inc.

Director

Occupation: President/CEO, Alaska Federation of Natives

Other business experience during past 5 years:
Commissioner, Denali Commission
Board Member, ANCSA Regional Association
Director, Alaska Native Justice Center

All periods of service as a CAC director:
1982-1988, July 2005-present

All positions currently held with CAC and subsidiaries:
Chair, Governance, Oversight & Improvement Committee, CAC
Member, Finance/Audit Committee, CAC
Trustee, CAC Settlement Trust, Board of Trustees
Chair, Chugach Industries, Inc.
Secretary/Treasurer, Chugach Education Services, Inc.

Director

Occupation: Retired

Other business experience during past 5 years:
Board Observer, Spaceflight Industries, Inc.
Former Director, Geneva Woods Pharmacy, Inc.

All periods of service as a CAC director:
October 2006-Present

All positions currently held with CAC and subsidiaries:
President/Chair, Chugach Heritage Foundation
Member, Audit & Finance Committee, CAC
Member, Governance, Oversight & Improvement Committee, CAC
Chair, Chugach Education Services, Inc.
Secretary/Treasurer, Chugach World Services, Inc.
Trustee, CAC Settlement Trust, Board of Trustees

Director

Occupation: Self Employed, Communications Strategist, Dukart Communications Strategies

Other business experience during past 5 years::
Commissioner, Colorado Springs Human Relations Commission
Director, One Nation Walking Together
Member, Shareholder Advisory Committee, Eyak Corporation
Native American Advisory Member, El Pomar Foundation
Former Account Executive, Managed Business Solutions

All periods of service as CAC director:
October 2014-present

All positions currently held with CAC and Subsidiaries:
Member, Lands & Cultural Resources Committee, CAC
Member, Governance, Oversight & Improvement Committee, CAC
Trustee, CAC Settlement Trust, Board of Trustees
Chair, Chugach World Services, Inc.
Secretary/Treasurer, Defense Base Services, Inc.
Chair, Chugach Management Services, Inc.
Secretary/Treasurer, Wolf Creek Federal Services, Inc.
Secretary/Treasurer, Chugach Federal Solutions, Inc.

Director

Occupation: Director of Logistics, ROTAK Helicopter Services

Other business experience during past 5 years:
Director, Prince William Sound Aquaculture Corporation
Former Project Manager, Aircraft Services International Group
Former President, Uksullaq Industries, Inc.
Former Deputy Operations Manager, Chugach Government Solutions, LLC

Other experience for past 5 years:
Former Board Alternate, Native American Contractors Association

All periods of service as a CAC director:
October 2016 - present

All positions currently held with CAC and subsidiaries:
Trustee, CAC Settlement Trust, Board of Trustees
Member, Lands & Cultural Resources Committee, CAC
Member, Government & Oversight Committee, CAC
Chair, Wolf Creek Federal Services, Inc.
Secretary/Treasurer, Chugach Information Technology, Inc.

Director

Occupation: Video Forensics Officer, USIT

Other business experience during past 5 years:
Business Consultant
Member, Descendant Enrollment Committee, The Eyak Corporation
Former Owner, Supreme Bean Coffee Cafe

All periods of service as a CAC director:
October 2018-present

All positions currently held with CAC and subsidiaries:
Trustee, CAC Settlement Trust, Board of Trustees
Member, Lands & Cultural Resources Committee, CAC
Member, Compensation Committee, CAC
Secretary/Treasurer, Chugach Government Services, Inc.
Secretary/Treasurer, Chugach Industries, Inc.