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Community Meeting Information

Meetings and Events to Learn More About the Nominees and Resolutions

Sealaska has scheduled several online events to help shareholders learn more about endorsed and independent candidates for the board, as well as to better understand the resolutions on this year’s proxy. The following schedule includes all meetings and forums that are currently scheduled. More may be added in the coming weeks, so please check back often for additional opportunities.

Virtual Community Meeting

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
6-8 p.m. AKDT

Sealaska held a virtual community meeting on May 11. The meeting included a presentation from Sealaska President & CEO Anthony Mallott on the company’s business performance in 2020, followed by an opportunity to meet this year’s endorsed and independent candidates for the five open seats on Sealaska’s Board of Directors.

Candidate Forum

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
6-7:30 p.m. AKDT

Candidates for Sealaska’s board of directors – both independent and board endorsed – will have the chance to speak to shareholders about their vision for the company’s future. Shareholders will be able to ask the candidates questions.

Lunch and Learn - Settlement Trust

Thursday, May 20, 2021
12-1 p.m. AKDT

We invite you to tune in today from 12-1 p.m. AKDT via Zoom to learn more about Resolution 1: Establishing a Settlement Trust.

Join Sealaska President & CEO Anthony Mallott, Director of Tax and Finance Mark Poplis and Shareholder Participation Committee (SPC) member Penny Gage in a lunch and learn as they discuss an overview of the proposed tax savings settlement trust. The majority of the meeting to answer shareholder questions about the settlement trust.

An Alaska Native Corporation Settlement Trust provides Sealaska and its shareholders with significant tax advantages. Distributions to shareholders (referred to as “beneficiaries” under the trust) will not be subject to federal tax. Changes to federal tax law in 2017 allow Native corporations to make contributions to a settlement trust using pre-tax dollars. This change reduces the federal government’s share of a Native corporation’s income, creating a cash savings that can then be used to fund benefit programs, like distributions.

Community Meeting

Saturday, May 22, 2021
12-1:30 p.m. AKDT

Tune in for a presentation from Sealaska President & CEO Anthony Mallott on Sealaska’s business performance in 2020, and hear from endorsed and independent candidates for Sealaska’s board of directors. Shareholders will have an opportunity to ask questions of Sealaska leadership.

Sealaska Shareholder Participation Committee Meets with Board Candidates

The Shareholder Participation Committee (SPC) has volunteered to support dialogue between candidates and shareholders throughout this annual election season. We were pleased to support a virtual session between SPC chairs and several candidates running for the Board of Directors on May 27. We are thankful to the SPC members and all of the candidates, endorsed and independent, for generously giving their time. This ensured shareholders’ voices are heard and that they receive important election-related information.