Ely Cyrus
Utuktauraq Ely Cyrus
1st Vice Chair, Kiana

Utuktauraq Ely Cyrus is the NANA Regional Corporation, Inc. (NANA), director from Kiana and serves as the 1st vice chair of the board. Cyrus was elected to the board in 2014.

In addition to his duties at NANA, Cyrus serves on the Kiana Traditional Council and sits on the Kiana Wellness Committee. He is Lead Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) caseworker for Maniilaq Association and sits on the Maniilaq Social Services Committee.

Cyrus previously served as vice mayor for the City of Kiana, president of the Kiana Traditional Council, and as a member of the Borough Public Safety Commission. 

Cyrus also serves on the board of directors for NANA Development Corporation (NDC), NANA’s wholly owned subsidiary.


Board Committee Assignments

Budget & Audit Committee, Red Dog Management Committee and Article VIII - 4

NANA Subsidiary Business Boards

Akima LLC, Cazador LLC, Sava Workforce Solutions LLC, Nakuuruq Solutions LLC, Portico Services LLC, AKima Construction Services LLC, Kisaq, LLC, Wolverine Services LLC, Pegusus Aviation Services LLC, Akima Facilities Management, Akima Logistices, LLC,  Akima Technical Solutions LLC, Akima Infrastructure Services LLC, Ki, LLC,  NANA WorleyParsons, LLC, and Kairos