BARROW, AK., December 20th, 2022 – Barrow Utilities and Electric Cooperative, Inc. (BUECI) is seeking individuals interested in appointment to the utility’s board of directors due to a vacancy. The vacancy occurred when Director Herman L. Ahsoak submitted his resignation effective December 9th, 2022. The Board is required to appoint a member to fill the vacancy for the remainder of the term, which expires in April 2025.

Application Procedure

Candidates must submit a letter of interest to the Board of Directors that speaks to their qualifications to serve on the board and that demonstrates that the candidate meets the qualifications listed below. Resumes may be attached to the letter of interest, but are not required. Applicants may be asked to participate in interviews or provide additional information after submitting an application.


In accordance with the BUECI Bylaws, Bylaws, Article IV – Directors, Section 3. Qualifications, directors must:
1. be a bona fide resident of Barrow, Alaska,
2. be a member of the Cooperative in good standing,
3. not be an employee of the Cooperative, presently or in the past 2 years,
4. never have been terminated from the Cooperative,
5. have not been convicted of a felony that has not had their civil rights restored.


The deadline for completed applications is 5 p.m. on January 31st, 2023. Letters of Interest may be delivered in person to: Attn: BUECI Board of Directors, 1295 Agvik Street, Barrow, AK 99723, or emailed to [email protected].