Recognizing Tate London (Xein) For His Service and Positive Contributions to Sealaska
Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Sealaska is deeply grateful for the service of two of its board members who have chosen not to seek another term on the board. These two men have contributed mightily to our company, and their service and commitment to our people has been of incalculable value.
Sealaska director Tate London formally announced he will not seek another term on the Sealaska Board of Directors. Tate’s term will end at the 2021 annual meeting in June.
Tate has been a member of the Sealaska Board of Directors since 2005. He serves as chair of the Elders’ Settlement Trust and chair of the Compensation Committee.
Tate is an attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice. A highly respected attorney across the Pacific Northwest, Tate works with the federally recognized tribes in Western Washington on issues ranging from public safety to preserving the integrity of Indian gaming.
He has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Stanford University and Juris Doctorate from Stanford Law School. “I am very proud to serve on the Sealaska Corporation Board of Directors. As a former scholarship recipient of Sealaska, I recognize the importance of gaining your education and trying to give something back to the Native community.”
Tate has been a member of the Sealaska Board of Directors since 2005. He is currently the chair of the Compensation Committee and Elders’ Settlement Trust, and serves on the Audit Committee.
He is also a member of the Washington Chapter–Seattle Tlingit and Haida Community Council and is a former Tlingit and Haida delegate and former chair of Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska’s Judiciary Committee.
Tate is Tlingit/Raven, L’eeneidí (Dog Salmon clan), child of Killerwhale originally from Ketchikan, and is the son of the late Ernie Boyd of Ketchikan and the late Claudette London. He lives in Bothell, Washington, with his wife, Debi, and their four children, Alyssa, Lacey, Kellen and Ellee. His Tlingit name is Xein.