Director Nominations Open for Koniag’s 2010 Board Election

(April 5, 2010) Nominations are open for shareholders seeking election to the Koniag, Inc. Board of Directors. Three seats are up for election at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held Saturday, November 6, 2010 at Seattle, Washington. All valid nominations will be included in the Corporation’s Proxy Statement.

The Nomination Committee is seeking candidates that embrace Koniag’s Values and Ethics.

Individuals can be nominated in any of four ways:
1.) An incumbent director may nominate himself/herself by giving notice to the Board of Directors or the nomination committee of his/her intent to run for reelection;
2.) The Board of Directors may nominate specific candidates for directors by the majority vote of the Board of Directors;
3.) Shareholders may nominate themselves for director by submitting a completed nominee information form;
4.) A shareholder, who has filed with Securities* in accordance with Alaska State Statutes, may be nominated from the floor during a meeting of shareholders at which directors are to be elected.

Those nominations which are required to be submitted to the Nomination Committee, must be received by the Committee prior to the date and time set by the Board of Directors, and must be accompanied by the nominee’s Nominee Information Form and such other information as may be required by the Board of Directors. The failure of a nominee to provide that information which is required by law to be disclosed by the Corporation will result in such nominee’s name and biography being excluded from the materials circulated by the Corporation with the a Notice of Annual Meeting.

Individuals who wish to be considered must submit the following materials:
1.) Cover letter indicating your desire to be considered as a candidate,
2.) Brief biography and resume,
3.) Completed Nominee Information Form and a
4.) Current photo

Nomination packets are available at Koniag’s Kodiak and Anchorage offices and on the website at koniagv2.wpengine.com under the Shareholder Forms 2010 Annual Meeting Section.

The Nomination deadline is: 5:00 p.m. APRIL 30, 2010

Nominations received after that date will not be included on the 2010 Koniag Proxy Form.

For further details about filing with Securities visit: www.commerce.state.ak.us/bsc/ancsaproxy.htm

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