BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chugach Regional Resources Commission is governed by a seven-member Board of Directors composed of one Tribally elected representative from each community. Board members are chosen by their Tribal Councils because of their interest and knowledge in natural resources, environment, and economic/community development projects.
Nanci Lee Robart
Darrel Olsen was born and raised in Cordova, to the late Gilbert and Barbara Olsen. He is Aleut, a Native Village of Eyak Tribal Member, Chugach Alaska Corporation, and The Eyak Corporation shareholder. In addition to the CRRC Board, Darrel sits on the St. Michael Russian Orthodox Church Council, Cordova Salvation Army Advisory Board, Cancer 2×2 Committee, Indian Education Committee for the Cordova School District, and he serves as the Native Village of Eyak Tribal Council Chairman. Previously he worked for the Tatitlek Corporation, Cordova Chamber of Commerce, and Chugachmiut. Darrel is very dedicated to his community and his region and is proud to represent his community.
Priscilla Evans is Sugpiaq /Russian and has been married to Jeffrey Evans for 30 years. Priscilla was born and raised in Nanwalek, where she currently lives. She is the Second Chief of the Nanwalek IRA Council, currently serves as CRRC Vice-Chairwoman, is an Alternate to the Chugachmiut Board, and is the CRRC representative to the Alaska Migratory Bird Co-Management Council. Priscilla attended UAA and studied human resources. She has served her community and region in several capacities including over 10 years of service on the Chugachmiut Board of Directors and over 10 years of service on the English Bay Corporation Boards. She currently serves as the ICWA Coordinator for Nanwalek IRA and was previously the EPA IGAP Coordinator. Priscilla and Jeffrey have 12 children and 22 grandchildren with more on the way! Priscilla enjoys a subsistence lifestyle for her family and community. She is proud of her people and loves the community she lives in. Nanwalek is Heaven on Earth to her.
Patrick Norman has provided decades of service to the Alaska Native community in the Chugach region. From Port Graham, Patrick serves as the Chief of the Port Graham Village Council, where he was instrumental in establishing clean and renewable energy for the community. Patrick has served as the Chairman of the CRRC Board for over 30 years. He is also on the Alaska Tribal Unity organization representing the Chugach region and currently serves as Chairman of the North Pacific Rim Housing Authority.
Ariadne “Ari” Schablein, is Aleut from Seward, Alaska. Ari’s birth family comes from St. Paul Island. Ari was Tribally adopted as a toddler and raised by her mother Mrs. Carol Hatch (from Seward) in Anchorage. Ari has a rich history with marine mammal harvesting and living a subsistence lifestyle. At a young age she attended the regional Nuuciq Spirit Camp held on Nuchek Island. She was taught seal hunting, harvesting, and skinning. Since then, she has shared her knowledge with her daughter. Ari is a Qutekcak Native Tribe Member, Board Member of Qutekcak Native Tribe, an alternate for the Chugachmiut board.