Arctic Slope Regional Corporation is issuing the following statement regarding its decision to drop its membership of the Alaska Federation of Natives, or AFN.
“The Arctic Slope Regional Corporation board of directors has voted unanimously to withdraw the Corporation’s membership from the Alaska Federation of Natives, effective December 31, 2019.
With this decision, ASRC intends to focus on the various needs within Alaska’s North Slope, where there is an increased degree of alignment as well as additional efficiencies related to shared geography and other interests. ASRC had been discussing this decision with in-region delegates and member organizations for more than a year.
ASRC wishes the AFN and its member organizations well in their future endeavors.”
No other statement will be made at this time.