OC Board


Lois A. Burrece, Director

Lois (Bereskin) Burrece began her term on OC’s Board of Directors in 2008. Lois is currently the President of both LBC and Uknadax and Vice President of DHDC and also serves on the Audit and Budget Committee. Lois worked as OC’s Shareholder Affairs Director and Billing/Leasing Clerk from 1979 to 1982.

She served as a Director of Ounalashka Corporation from 2000 to 2005 and from 2008 to present. Her current term expires in 2020. Ms. Burrrece is the President of Uknadax Corporation, the Vice President of Dutch Harbor Development Corporation, the President of Little Brazil Corporation, and the Secretary/Treasurer of Niigalax Corporation, all wholly-owned subsidiaries of Ounalashka Corporation. She also serves as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Edna P. McCurdy Scholarship Foundation. Ms. Burrece previously served as a director for Dutch Harbor Development Corporation, Little Brazil Corporation, Niigalax Corporation, and Uknadax Corporation – all wholly owned subsidiaries of OC.

Unangan Culture is an important part of her life. She is a self-taught Aleut Doll maker and seal gut sewer, crafting traditional clothes for her Unangan dolls among other seal gut items. Lois is a Mentor at the Qawalangin Tribe Camp in Unalaska in seal gut/skin sewing.