Deadline extended to Wednesday, May 24

Doyon Foundation is still seeking candidates for our competitive scholarship review committee. We have extended the deadline for interested candidates to apply until Wednesday, May 24.

This is a very important committee that plays a critical role in connecting students with scholarships, and we encourage all eligible individuals to apply. To qualify for this position, candidates must:

  • Be a Doyon shareholder.
  • Be age 18 or older.
  • Value and support higher education.
  • Be committed to serve a three-year term.
  • Have an internet-accessible computer with recent version of web browser installed (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera).
  • Attend an orientation in May/June in Fairbanks, either in person or via teleconference.
  • Spend 30 – 40 hours reviewing, evaluating and scoring all competitive scholarship applications online via the Doyon Foundation website.
  • Attend a one-day meeting in Fairbanks in June/July to award the scholarships.
  • Meet with Doyon Foundation administration to review and recommend competitive scholarship policy changes.

Candidates residing in rural areas are preferred, but applications from urban candidates are also welcomed. Please note that per IRS regulations, committee members cannot be employees of the Doyon Family of Companies or Doyon Foundation.

Service on the scholarship review committee is on a voluntary basis. Individuals interested in giving back and helping students achieve their full potential are encouraged to consider serving on this important committee.

Interested candidates should submit a résumé and a letter of interest outlining why they’d like to serve to Doris Miller, Foundation executive director, at millerd@doyon.com by Wednesday, May 24.

For more information, please contact Doyon Foundation at 907.459.2048 or foundation@doyon.com.

We are currently looking for candidates interested in serving on the Doyon Foundation competitive scholarship review committee. There is one open seat on the committee, which reviews, evaluates and scores student competitive scholarship applications.

To qualify for this position, you must:

  • Be a Doyon shareholder
  • Be age 18 or older
  • Value and support higher education
  • Be committed to serve a three-year term
  • Have an internet-accessible computer with recent version of web browser installed (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera)
  • Attend an orientation in May/June in Fairbanks, either in person or via teleconference
  • Spend 30 – 40 hours reviewing, evaluating and scoring all competitive scholarship applications online via the Doyon Foundation website
  • Attend a one-day meeting in Fairbanks in June/July to award the scholarships
  • Meet with Doyon Foundation administration to review and recommend competitive scholarship policy changes
  • Please note that per IRS regulations, committee members cannot be employees of the Doyon Family of Companies or Doyon Foundation.

Interested candidates should email a resume and a letter of interest outlining why you’d like to serve to Doris Miller, executive director, at millerd@doyon.com by Wednesday, May 25. The Doyon Foundation board of directors will select the new committee member at their next regularly scheduled meeting in Fairbanks.

Service on the scholarship review committee is on a voluntary basis. If you are interested in giving back and helping students achieve their full potential, we encourage you to consider serving on this important committee!

For more information, please contact the Doyon Foundation at 907.459.2048 or foundation@doyon.com.

Doyon Foundation is currently seeking candidates for three open seats on our board of directors. Doyon, Limited shareholders ages 18 and over are eligible to apply. View more information on candidate qualifications on our website.

The deadline to apply is Monday, October 19, 2015 at 5 p.m. Interested candidates can apply online or download and complete the board candidate application form on our website.

Two of the open positions are for three-year terms expiring in 2018; one of the open positions is a remainder term seat expiring in 2017. The seats up for election are currently held by Julie Anderson and Joshua Peter; the remainder term seat was previously filled by Allan Hayton, who resigned from the board to accept the position of language revitalization program director at Doyon Foundation.

If you love to build relationships, share your enthusiasm for a cause, and impact the resources available to a nonprofit, this board seat may be right for you! Doyon Foundation is interested in candidates experienced in nonprofit boards, fundraising, financial management, endowment fund investing, culture and language revitalization, and Alaska Native education.

Learn more about candidate qualifications and board member responsibilities on our website. Then apply as a candidate by 5 p.m. on October 19 either using our online form or access the form our website.

For more information, please contact Doris Miller, Doyon Foundation executive director, at 907.459.2048 or millerd@doyon.com.

Doyon Foundation is currently seeking candidates for four open seats on its board of directors. Interested candidates may apply online or download and print an application at www.doyonfoundation.com. The application deadline is Friday, November 2. The election will take place at the Foundation’s annual membership meeting on November 10.

The open positions include two seats with three-year terms expiring in 2015, one seat with a two-year term expiring in 2014, and one seat with a one-year term expiring in 2013. (The one- and two-year term seats are due to board member resignations).

To be qualified, a candidate must be a Doyon shareholder aged 18 years or older. Candidates should also be knowledgeable about private foundation management and higher education; be familiar with the Foundation’s strategic plan, long-term vision, goals, mission and purpose; and be committed to spending up to 200 volunteer hours a year carrying out the duties of a board member.

Additional information about qualifications, responsibilities and time commitment is available at www.doyonfoundation.com. For more information, contact Doris Miller, Doyon Foundation’s executive director, at 907.459.2048 or millerd@doyon.com.