OC Board

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Dennis Robinson, Director

Mr. Robinson has been employed by Matson Navigation Service as an Equipment Mechanic for the past 13.5 years. He has served as a Director of Ounalashka Corporation from 1982 to 1994 and from 2015 to present. His current term expires in June 2018. Mr.Robinson was Chair of the Board from 1987 to 1988 and from 1989 to 1994. He is the President of Bidar Corporation and Niigalax Corporation, and the Vice President of Little Brazil Corporation and Ounalashka Properties, Inc., all wholly-owned subsidiaries of Ounalashka Corporation. He previously sat on the board for OC subsidiaries Bidar Corporation, Little Brazil Corporation, Niigalax Corporation, and Ounalashka Properties, Inc.

Mr. Robinson has volunteered his time as the Vice President of the Hearts and Hands Project since 2009. He was on the Unalaska City Council from 2008-20145 and 2017-present; and a Trustee on the Ounalashka Settlement Trust from 2017-present.

He served as the Chairman of the Interim Tribal Council, which wrote the constitution that gained the Qawalangin Tribe of Unalaska Federal Recognition as a tribe, and reactivated the tribe after years of inactivity. The constitution has since been used as a model for 22 other tribes to successfully gain recognition as sovereign governments.