The Eyak Corporation consists of a nine-member Board of Directors.
Martin M. Parsons is Chairman of The Eyak Corporation’s Board of Directors, a position he has held since 2014. Martin also serves as Chairman of the Board of Managers for The aEonian Group, LLC, and Eyak Technology, LLC. He is Secretary on Eyak Development Corporation’s Board of Directors. Martin is Co-chair of the corporation’s Audit and Land committees. He is co-chair of Alyeska Pipeline Service Company’s Alaska Native Advisory Board and is a Director of Providence Alaska Foundation.
Martin lives in Valdez and is employed by Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. as the Contingency Response and Planning Manager. He is the son of Skooky and Roberta Parsons from Cordova, where he was raised. Martin is married to Deanna Parsons and they have three children, Martin, Michael, and Brooke.
Nancy C. Barnes is the President of The Eyak Corporation and is the Chair of the corporation’s Compensation Committee. She is also the Co-chair of the corporation’s Governance Committee and a member of the Communications, Donations, Proxy and Eyak Permanent Fund Settlement Trust committees.
Nancy is the daughter of the late Cecil Barnes (Alutiiq) and Anna Benson-Barnes (Tsimshian). She serves on the Alaska Federation of Natives’ board of directors, representing the Chugach village corporations and tribal entities, and serves on the steering committee for the Alaska Native Fund. Nancy is the Education Program Coordinator for Sealaska Heritage Institute and is the lead drummer for Yees Ku Oo, a multicultural Native dance group.
Brooke Johnson is a member of The Eyak Corporation’s Board of Directors and is the Co-chair of the Land Committee. She also serves on the Finance/Investment and Proxy committees and The Eyak Foundation’s Board of Trustees.
Brooke was born in Cordova, Alaska, to Jim and Dale Johnson and is the granddaughter of Knute and Babe Johnson. She is the Cultural Director for the Native Village of Eyak, serves as Tribal Judge for the Native Village of Eyak, and co-owns a small business in Cordova. Brooke is a member of the Cordova Ikumat Alutiiq Dance Group.
Roxanne "Rocky" Dolfi
Roxanne Dolfi is the Secretary of The Eyak Corporation’s Board of Directors, a position she has held since 2014. Roxanne also serves as Co-chair on the Governance Committee and as a member on the Communications, Descendant Issues, Donations and Proxy committees. She was born and raised in Cordova. Her parents were Irene Hansen and William Hansen.
Roxanne lives in Sutton, where she is the Manager of the Alpine Inn. She is also the Vice President of the Coal Miners Hall of Fame.
Rikki Dee Addy is the Treasurer of The Eyak Corporation, a position she has held since 2015. She also serves as Chair of the Communications, Descendant Issues and Finance/Investment committees and is a member of the Audit, Governance and Proxy committees.
Rikki currently resides in Bettendorf, Iowa where she is employed as an IT Analyst for Vista International Operations, an Army contractor at Rock Island Arsenal, IL. She is the daughter of original shareholder Sheryl (Hansen) Hartman and commercial fisherman Rick Bray. Rikki is also the granddaughter of the late Irene Hansen and William Hansen. She is married to Army MAJ Jacob Addy and they have one son, Cameron.
Todd Lilleness is a recently seated member of The Eyak Corporation’s Board of Directors. Todd serves on the corporation’s Finance/Investment Committee, Proxy Committee and is Co-Chair of the Audit Committee. Todd also serves on The Eyak Foundation’s Board of Trustees.
Todd was born and resides in Seattle, Washington. His parents are Donald Lilleness (deceased) and Elfreda Brizgaloff. His sister is Teresa Jones and his daughter is Serena Lilleness.
Sylvia Lange is a member of The Eyak Corporation’s Board of Directors and serves on the corporation’s Communications, Descendant Issues, and Governance committees. She also serves on the Board of Managers for The aEonian Group, LLC, and Eyak Technology, LLC.
Sylvia is on the Board of Trustees of both The Eyak Foundation and First Alaskans Institute. She was born and raised in Cordova and is the daughter of Mae Lange from Katella (Tlingit) and the late Fred from Cordova, born on Peak Island, in Prince William Sound (Aleut). She owns and runs the Reluctant Fisherman Inn (hotel and restaurant) in Cordova. For many years, she was a commercial fisherman. Sylvia is married to Greg Meyer and they have three children.
James McDaniel is the Vice President of The Eyak Corporation’s Board of Directors. He is the Co-chair of the corporation’s Donations Committee and also serves on the Compensation, Land and Proxy committees. James is a member of The Eyak Foundation’s Board of Trustees.
James was born and raised in Cordova and is the son of Harold and Violet (Makarka) McDaniel. He was employed as a Power System Maintenance Operation Technician for Cordova Electric Cooperative, from 1981 until his retirement in 2011. James is married to Peggy Hottinger McDaniel and has three children, (Jennifer, Jacob and Brittany) and three grandchildren.
Jerry O'Brien, Jr.
Jerry O’Brien Jr. is a member of The Eyak Corporation’s Board of Directors, is the Co-chair of the corporation’s Donations Committee and is a member of the Compensation, Finance/Investment, and Land committees. He also serves as Vice President on the Board of Directors for Eyak Development Corporation.
Jerry was born and raised in Cordova. He is the son of Jerry O’Brien Sr. (deceased) and Su O’Brien, and the grandson of Molly Makarka. Jerry lives in Avondale, Arizona, where he is employed as Capital Project Manager for Arizona Public Service Company. He previously served in the United States Marine Corps.
Jerry is married to Bertha O’Brien and they have three children, Dillon Makarka O’Brien, Hunter Katenay O’Brien, and Makari Lee O’Brien.