Board of Directors

Yukon River Drainage
The YRDFA Board of Directors are from Yukon River communities and represent the various fishing districts.

The Board members and alternates together forms a thirty (30) member delegation representative of the diverse users of salmon in the Yukon River drainage. Salmon users in the drainage include those under the category of subsistence user, commercial user / small processor, sportfish user and large processor.

Board members are nominated and then YRDFA members vote to elect a board member for their district. To make decisions that affect the salmon fishery. Board members may also be appointed. YRDFA Board of Directors work by consensus.

Board of Directors
Coastal – Lester Wilde – Hooper Bay
1 – Aloysius Unok – Kotlik
Y-1 – Allen Hansen – Alakanuk
Y-1 – Michael James – Alakanuk
Y-1 – Bill Alstrom – St. Marys
Y-2 – Nick Andrew, Sr. – Marshall
Y-2 – Mike Peters – Marshall
Y-2 – Alfred Demientieff – Holy Cross
Y-3 – Fred Huntington, Sr. – Galena
Y-4 – Richard Burnham  – Kaltag
Y-4 – Charlie Wright – Tanana / Rampart
Y-5 – Stan Zuray – Tanana
Y-5 – Philip Titus – Minto
Y-6 – Victor Lord – Nenana
Y-6 – Pollock Simon – Allakaket
Yukon Flats/5 – D – Andrew Firman – Fort Yukon

Alternates
Coastal – Aloysius Aguchack, Sr. – Scammon Bay
Coastal – Clifford Kaganak – Scammon Bay
Coastal – Robert Okitkun – Kotlik
Y-1 – Joe Afcan – Nunum Igua
Y-2 – Stanislaus Afcan – St. Marys
Y-2 – Duane Thompson – Mountain Village
Y-2 – Basil Larson – Russian Mission
Y-3 – Dick Evans – Galena
Y-3 – Angela Demientieff – Holy Cross
Y-4 – Robert Walker – Anvik
Y-4 – Lester Erhart – Tanana
Y-5 – Vacant – Nenana
Y-6 – Dorothy Shockley – Manley Hot Springs
Y-6 – William Derendoff – Huslia
Yukon Flats/5 – D – Jan Woodruff – Eagle