Former director inducted into Women of Achievement

BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. and YWCA Anchorage selected CIRI shareholder and former Board member Agnes Brown as one of its Women of Achievement at the program’s 2008 awards luncheon on Dec. 10, 2008.

Brown was a member of the CIRI Board of Directors from 1974 to 2008 and is a trustee of CIRI’s Elders’ Settlement Trust. She currently serves on the Alaska Native Medical Center Joint Operating Board and is a director of Cook Inlet Tribal Council (CITC) and a former director of Southcentral Foundation (SCF). Brown is the president and chair of Kaloa & Company Inc., a family-owned fishing business, and is president of B. Agnes Brown Co., a management consulting firm.

The Women of Achievement program recognizes women who have contributed to their community and demonstrated a passion for their profession and for helping others. The Anchorage chapter of the program has recognized more than 200 women in the 19 years it has existed.

Brown joins many other Women of Achievement in the CIRI family, including Margie Brown, CIRI president and chief executive officer; Barbara Donatelli, CIRI senior vice president of administration and government relations; Katherine Gottlieb, SCF president and chief executive officer; Gloria O’Neill, CITC president and chief executive officer; Carol Gore, Cook Inlet Housing Authority president and chief executive officer; and Jaclyn Sallee, Koahnic Broadcast Corp. president and chief executive officer.