Cook Inlet

Greg's latest photoGregory Razo

Cook Inlet Region, Inc.

Greg Razo heads up CIRI’s efforts in pursuing minority-preference, small business contracts. Razo is an Alaska lawyer with a firm understanding of the government contracting industry rules and regulations, helping the corporation take advantage of the Small Business Administration (SBA) preferences.

Razo is Yupik and a CIRI shareholder. He grew up in Anchorage, Alaska, and earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Gonzaga University and a Law degree from Willamette University.

Razo has been a director of CIRI, Cook Inlet Tribal Council and The CIRI Foundation. He is an active member of the Alaska Bar Association and is a director of Alaska Legal Services Corporation and the Alaska Pro Bono Program. Razo is the Chair of the Anchorage United for Youth Leadership committee. He also sits as a member of Anchorage’s Anti-Gang and Youth Violence Policy Team.

On serving on the AFN Board, Razo states: “AFN is a vitally important institution for Alaska Native people. It is an honor to be the representative on the AFN Board of Directors for CIRI. AFN has shown itself to be a dynamic voice for Alaska Native people with the ability to influence public policy at all levels of government. Additionally, AFN recognizes the importance of building an ever-increasing capacity within all the various Alaska Native institutions, and particularly within the sovereign tribal nations in Alaska. I enjoy using my education and years of experience to fulfill AFN’s mission to enhance and promote the cultural, economic, and political voice of the entire Alaska Native community.”

Debra Call photoDebra Call

Cook Inlet Villages

Debra Call is Dena’ina Athabascan. Her mother, Virginia Nickita, was born in Knik. Debra’s grandmother, Delia Stephan Nickita, fished from the Cook Inlet bluffs, now called Elmendorf AFB. Debra earned her Masters’ degree in Business from Washington State University and attended the Minority Business Development program at Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business. She currently serves as the Vice President for Knik Tribal Council, Treasurer for Koahnic Broadcast Corporation, Chairperson for Knik Tribal Conservation District and Board member for Cook Inlet Tribal Council.