Our Mission
It is the purpose of the Bristol Bay Economic Development Corporation to promote economic growth and opportunities for residents of its member communities through sustainable use of the Bering Sea resources.

 

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Updates 

Positions Open- Community Outreach Coordinator and Staff Accountant

BBEDC is currently recruiting for a Community Outreach Coordinator, this position is full-time with benefits. The Community Outreach Coordinator works closely with BBEDC management and staff to promote awareness about BBEDC programs and services in member communities through the development of effective outreach materials, conducting a variety of outreach activities and building cooperative relationships. Please refer to the full job description for a listing of the requirements and duties.  Contact BBEDC for more information at 842-4370, 1-800-478-4370 or email chris@bbedc.com. Applicants must provide a cover letter, resume and complete application.                               BBEDC Employment Application   Community Outreach Coordinator Job Description

BBEDC is also recruiting for a Staff Accountant, this position is full-time with benefits. The Staff Accountant works closely with other accounting department staff to perform general accounting transactions, reconciliations and assists in the preparation of financial reporting of the corporation. The position reports to the Finance Officer. Please refer to the full job description for a listing of the qualifications and duties. Contact BBEDC for more information at 842-4370, 10800-478-4370 or email chris@bbedc.com. Applicants must provide a cover letter, resume and complete BBEDC employment application (link above).     Staff Accountant Job Description

Young Fishermen's Summit

Alaska Sea Grant is hosting the Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit in Juneau from January 21st through 23rd.  BBEDC will be providing a limited number of scholarships to Bristol Bay watershed residents.  Applications must be submitted by December 6th.  To download an application, click here, or visit your local liaison office. If you have any questions about the scholarship application, please contact the Regional Fisheries Department at BBEDC.  For more information about the event visit https://alaskaseagrant.org/events/alaska-young-fishermens-summit/, or contact Gabe Dunham at the Marine Advisory program: 842-8321.

HSST Mid-year Scholarship Application Open

Need financial aid for full-time continuing education? The mid-year application for the Harvey Samuelsen Scholarship Trust is now available. Deadline for submission is January 3, 2020 at 5pm for all emailed, hand-delivered and faxed applications; mailed applications must also be post marked by January 3, 2020.       HSST Mid-year Scholarhip Application

Regional Fisheries Reminders!

If you received a Vessel Upgrade Grant, an In-Season Emergency Grant or an RSW system through the RSW Purchase Program during the years of 2016-2018, you must supply the following to the Regional Fisheries Department:

  • Provide proof of actively participating in the Bristol Bay salmon fishery for the following three conecutive salmon seasons while using the same vessel or vehicle that received the upgrades or;
  • Provide proof of actively participating in the Bristol Bay salmon fishery for the following three consecutive salmon seasons while usign the vessel with the RSW system purchased through the program and;
  • Provide proof of maintaining residency within the region for each year by completing the BBEDC Residency Affidavit Form.

Failure to supply these documents by December 31 of each year may result in an obligation to repay the grant funds received. If you have already submitted the information for the current year, thank you!

BBEDC 2018 Annual Report

BBBEDC 2018 Annual ReportThe BBEDC 2018 Annual Report is now available. Please take some time to review our activities over the last year and see all of the amazing opportunities available for residents and communities. Enjoy, and please contact us if you are interested in learning more about any of our programs.

 

 

Books for Sale- The Canneries, Cabins and Caches of Bristol Bay, Alaska

HSST bookLooking for a gift to give from the Bristol Bay Region? John Branson's book is a great choice. Filled with pictures and history of the Bristol Bay fisher, it is sure to please. For more information or to purchase your copy, contact BBEDC at 907-842-4370 or admin@bbedc.com. Resale quantity discount available. All proceeds from the sale of the book go to the Harvey Samuelsen Scholarship Trust.