Sealaska Hires Shareholder to Lead Community Outreach Efforts
Thursday, December 19, 2019

Sealaska recently hired shareholder Matt Carle as director of community outreach. In this role, Matt is responsible for managing the company’s engagement with shareholders and Southeast Alaska communities in the areas of education, workforce development, and economic development.

Matt is a Sealaska scholarship recipient who grew up in Hydaburg and later graduated from Juneau-Douglas High School. He is a familiar face in the region having played several years in the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament after a decorated college career where he played at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks. Matt is also an enrolled tribal member of the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska and the Hydaburg Cooperative Association. His parents are Matthew and Arlene Carle from Hydaburg. “I’m really honored to return home to my region and for this opportunity to serve my people in Southeast Alaska,” said Matt. “I’m already inspired by the resurgence of culture in our communities and the important work being done to revitalize our languages.”

Matt spent 15 years working at Alyeska Pipeline Service Company supporting the organization in the areas of crisis communications, stakeholder engagement and public relations activities. In addition to his communication roles at Alyeska Pipeline, he also served as the chief of staff and the Alaska Native program director where he managed Alyeska’s commitments to the Alaska Native Utilization Agreement, scholarships, internships, employee development, community outreach, and stakeholder relations.

Matt’s parents are Matthew and Arlene Carle from Hydaburg. 


Latest News

Sealaska Announces Spring Distribution of $19.2 Million

Posted 4/12/2024
As part of Sealaska’s continued investment in our communities and region, a spring 2024 distribution totaling $19.2 million will be issued to shareholders on Thursday, April 18. Sealaska’s board of directors approved the distribution at a meeting held in Juneau on Friday, April 12. The upcoming distribution includes dividends totaling $4.5 million from Sealaska’s ocean-health business platform, $3.1 million from the Marjorie V. Young (MVY) Shareholder Permanent Fund and an additional $11.6 milli...

Sealaska Spring 2024 Distribution Date Announced

Posted 3/19/2024
The Sealaska Board of Directors will meet on Friday, April 12, 2024, to approve the amount for Sealaska’s 2024 spring distribution. The distribution will take place on Thursday, April 18.  Shareholders can prepare for a seamless distribution by completing any enrollment or stock transfer paperwork, including gifting or inheritance, by Friday, April 12 at 4 p.m. The last day to make changes to addresses or direct deposit information is Monday, April 15, , before close of business, or online via M...

Sealaska announces Desiree Jackson to serve as Vice President of Administration and Outreach

Posted 3/6/2024
Jackson’s goals, experience are aligned with Sealaska’s vision for shareholders, communities and the region’s collective future. A focus on strategy, values and excellence has led Desiree Anax x’aséigu yé Jackson to her new role as Sealaska’s Vice President of Administration and Outreach. Jackson has served as the executive director of...

First Quarter Board Q&A provides shareholders an opportunity to connect with their board

Posted 3/4/2024
Members of Sealaska’s board of directors had an opportunity to connect with shareholders and answer questions during the Feb. 29 board Q&A session hosted on MySealaska. Directors Barbara Cadiente Nelson, Ka’illjuus Lisa Lang joined Executive Chair Joe Nelson and Board Youth Advisor Deikeenaak’w  Connor Ulmer in providing an update following January’s board meeting and shared upcoming opportunities and associated deadlines with participants. Sealaska’s language grant application period i...

Virtual Shareholder Orientation offers connection, information for original and new shareholders alike

Posted 2/26/2024
Sealaska’s Shareholder Relations team hosted a virtual shareholder orientation on Tuesday, Feb. 20 for an audience of nearly 170 shareholders from far and wide. This event offered both new and long-term shareholders a chance to learn more about the benefits and responsibilities of being a shareholder and answer questions about specific Shareholder Relations policies, procedures and protocol.   Shareholder Relations Manager Jodie Gatti, who joined the Sealaska team in November, was joined by...