Board of Commission

The Bering Straits Regional Housing Authority (BSRHA) operates through a Board of Commission comprised of five members, who are responsible for policies and procedures as well as oversight of all activities carried out by BSRHA. Through a minimum of four meetings annually, the Housing Authority Board provides general direction for all fiscal and organizational activities of the Housing Authority management and staff.

Madam Chair

  • Representing: Council, King Island, Nome, Solomon

  • Term Expires: 10/15/2022

  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1696  Nome, AK 99762

  • Email:

  • Alternate: Ruth Ojanen

Kirsten Timbers Madam Chair

Vice Chair

  • Representing: Elim, Golovin, Koyuk, Shaktoolik, Stebbins, St Michael, Unalakleet, White Mountain

  • Term Expires: 10/15/2023

  • Physical Address: P.O. Box 59 Unalakleet, AK 99684

  • Email:

  • Alternate: Amos Brown Sr.

Frank Katchatag Vice Chair

Frank Katchatag

Kirsten Timbers

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Gilbert Tocktoo


  • Representing: Brevig Mission, Diomede, Mary's Igloo, Shishmaref, Teller, Wales

  • Term Expires: 10/15/2023

  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 85053 Brevig Mission AK 99785-0053

  • Email:

  • Alternate: Lucy Oquilluk



  • Representing: Overall Region

    Term Expires: 12/31/2022

  • Alternate: Louie Green Jr.


Brianne Gologergen


  • Representing: Gambell, Savoonga 

  • Term Expires: 12/31/2022

  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 215 Savoonga, AK 99769

  • Email:

  • Alternate, June Walunga

Brianne Gologergen Treasurer