Okalena Patricia “Patty” Lekanoff Gregory, Director
Patty Lekanoff Gregory was elected July 2014 to the OC Board of Directors; her current term expires in 2020. Patty has served on the OC Board since as early as 1978. Patty was born and raised in Unalaska and raised her family there, where they all reside currently.
Patty is self-employed as an Aleut Bentwood hat and visor instructor for camps, schools and Universities, including traveling as far south as California to teach this almost lost art. Patty has an A.A. in Police Administration; Tribal Certificate in Tribal Management, including an A.A.S. in Tribal Management; an A.A.S. Paralegal degree; and a Bachelor of Arts in Rural Development-Small Governments and Tribes.
Patty is currently on the Board and is the Secretary/Treasurer of the Aleut International Association; and also serves on the boards for the Alaska Sea Otter Commission; The Aleut Foundation; APICDA CLO (Community Liaison Officer); and the Museum of Aleutians.