Two Ahtna shareholders honored at the 2018 Alaska Tribal Conference on Environmental Management (ATCEM)

Published January 2019

Wilson Justin – Lifetime Achievement Award

Wilson’s advisory role during the formation of the Indian Environmental General Assistance program, his tireless contributions and advocacy for tribal environmental management, and his ongoing wisdom and leadership that have sent him as far as the White House to speak, among countless other accomplishments, has earned Wilson Justin ATCEM’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Thank you and congratulations, Wilson!

Susie Martin – Rising Star Award

Susie’s progress in removing recyclable materials and household appliances and electronics from her community of Mentasta helped earn her ATCEM’s Rising Star Award. Susie’s commitment to fostering environmental stewardship in youth through the annual Copper River Youth Environmental Summit and her leadership on multiple regional committees and position as a Second Chief in her community, position her well to continue improving our environment. Congratulations, Susie, we look forward to seeing what you plan to do next!