Saaŋiaq Hendy Ballot Sr. serves as a director of NANA Regional Corporation, Inc. (NANA) and NANA Development Corporation (NDC), from Noorvik and was elected to the board in 2015.
Prior to his work at NANA, Ballot served as the tribal administrator for the Native Village of Noorvik and is currently an assembly member for the Northwest Arctic Borough (NAB). He is also a board member for the Inuit Circumpolar Council-Alaska (ICC).
He has lived a subsistence lifestyle in Northwest Alaska for his entire life.
Ballot also serves on the board of directors of NANA Development Corporation (NDC), NANA’s wholly-owned subsidiary.