Barrow, Alaska (July 31, 2017) – Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Delbert J. Rexford (pictured left) of Barrow, Alaska has been selected as its newly appointed director, class of 2018.  Delbert was appointed by the UIC Board Directors to fill a seat on the board that was vacated by, Herman G. Rexford, after the June 2017 UIC Annual Meeting.

UIC would like to thank all the shareholders who submitted letters of interest and the UIC Board encourages them to continue to pursue their interest with the Corporation.

UIC is the Alaska Native Village Corporation for Barrow, Alaska and provides social and economic resources to over 2,900 shareholders and their descendants. Since its establishment, UIC has diversified its investments and consistently ranks among the top-10 largest Alaskan-owned companies. UIC employs more than 3000 people and provides services to clients in a variety of industries, including operations in Barrow; construction; architecture and engineering; regulatory consulting; information technology; marine operations; and maintenance and manufacturing.