In their own words: NSEDC Nome candidate John Bahnke Jr.
Fri, 09/28/2018 - 8:06pm admin
Challenger John Bahnke Jr.
NN: Please outline why you want to run for the Nome seat on the NSEDC board.
John Bahnke Jr.: A chance to serve the people of Nome and the region.
NN: Describe your experience in fisheries in Norton Sound and highlight what changes you would like to see at NSEDC.
John Bahnke Jr.: Have been commercial and subsistence fishing for over 50 years from Unalakleet to Teller Do not believe that NSEDC needs any great changes.
NN: What do you identify as the most pressing issues for NSEDC and how do you propose to solve them?
John Bahnke Jr.: NSEDC is a well-run entity. Do not see them as having pressing issues. Closer communication with the other members of the board is a big plus for everyone.
Other member communities electing NSEDC board members and their candidates are:
Elim: Oscar Takak, Charlie Saccheus
St. Michael: Milton Cheemuk
Savoonga: Truman Kava, Preston Rookok
Teller: Joe Garnie, Sara Okboak