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Liz Qaulluq Cravalho

Guest Speaker

Professional affiliation

Vice President of Lands, NANA Regional Corporation; Commissioner, U.S. Arctic Research Commission

Full Biography

Elizabeth “Liz” Qaulluq Cravalho is vice president of lands and is responsible for providing strategic leadership and management for programs that focus on the environmental protection and enhancement of NANA lands for subsistence use by shareholders and local communities. She has also worked with External Affairs, representing and advancing NANA’s interests in various areas of policy, including Arctic opportunities and Indigenous representation.  

Liz is a NANA shareholder from Kotzebue who has experience advocating for Alaska Native corporation (ANC) participation in the Small Business Administration 8(a) Program, supporting strategic partnerships, community engagement and advancing Arctic policy. Her experience with NANA ranges from working with subsidiary businesses providing services to federal government customers to supporting responsible resource development activities.

In addition to her time at NANA, Liz served on the Alaska Arctic Policy Commission for two years, during which she provided recommendations to the Alaska Legislature on Arctic policy matters. Liz is also a former board member of the Alaska Humanities Forum, where she supported building social bridges across Alaska’s diverse geography, cultures and communities. She holds a Master of Science in organization development from American University, a bachelor’s degree in history from Colorado College, and is currently a fellow of the German Marshall Memorial Fellowship.