Ethan Schutt is Athabascan and hails from the Interior community of Tok. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in mathematics from Washington State University and a Juris Doctor degree from Stanford Law School. He is also a certified youth hockey coach with USA Hockey and spends much of his free time at the rink.
As Bristol Bay Native Corporation’s Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Schutt leads the legal, compliance and record keeping functions for BBNC’s family of companies. He is an Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act expert and has a passion for energy development, rural Alaska communities, and a host of Alaska Native issues including healthcare, education, infrastructure development and sustainability.
Schutt has two decades of executive leadership experience in Alaska. He has also served on a number of boards including the Doyon, Limited board of directors from 2003 to 2006. In addition to chairing APU’s Board of Trustees, he currently serves as a Trustee for the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation and as a director for NovaGold, Inc., a publicly traded company.