Village Council Members & Staff

Igiugig Village Council Members

AlexAnna Salmon: President
AlexAnna Salmon was raised in the Village of Igiugig. She is the granddaughter of Jon and Mary Olympic, and the second oldest of Dan and Julia Salmon. In 2008, she graduated from Dartmouth College with a dual Bachelor’s degree in Native American Studies and Anthropology. She returned to work for the Igiugig Tribal Village Council as President and Acting Administrator. AlexAnna also serves as a member of the Igiugig Native Corporation board, recently on the Lake and Peninsula Borough Planning Commission, and manages the family transportation business. She loves spending time with her family, village life and traveling.

Karl Hill: Vice-President
Karl Hill is the second of six children of Pete and Barbara Hill. He grew up in Kokhanok and Naknek before attending the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York. After working at ship and submarine design sites for military contractors in Washington, D.C., Karl went on to receive his master of science degree in environmental engineering at the University of Alaska in Anchorage, Alaska. In addition to serving on the Igiugig Tribal Council, Karl is the assistant general manager at the Iliamna Lake Contractors, serves on the Iliaska Environmental Board as Environmental Director, serves as a member of the Local School Advisory Committee, and owns a commercial drift gillnet operation in Bristol Bay. Karl is married to Stacy Hill and they have two children, Kaleb and Kaylee.

Christina Salmon-Bringhurst: Member
Christina Salmon is the eldest daughter of Dan and Julia Salmon. She grew up in Igiugig and attended the University of Alaska Anchorage, focusing in Journalism and Alaska Native Studies. In addition to serving on the Igiugig Tribal Council, Christina serves on the Lake and Peninsula School Board and the Alaska Tribal Council on Environmental Management. Christina also works as a Trespass Officer for the Native Corporation maintaining Village rules and regulations on Native Corporation lands. She enjoys fishing and berry picking in the summer and most importantly, enjoys the time with her three children: Aiden, Keilan, and Dannika.

Ida Nelson: Member

Alicia Zackar: Member
Hi, my name is Alicia. I am 24 years old, I work as the social services director of Igiugig Village. I am one of five apprentices for our language program. I love to read and Igiugig is my favorite place to be most times.

Igiugig Village Council Staff

  • Karl Hill: Acting Administrator
  • Sandy Alvarez: Director of Accounting and Finance
  • Renee Grounds/Halay Turning Heart: Grant Administrator
  • Alicia Zackar: Social Services Director
  • Stacy Hill: IGAP Director
  • AJ Gooden: Librarian
  • Ida Nelson: Tribal Clerk, Newsletter Editor
  • Sheryl Wassillie: Procurement Clerk
  • Loretta Peterson: Tribal Clerk