UIC hires attorney and quality programs manager

Rachel Lauesen has been named Staff Attorney at Ukpeagvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC).  Ms. Lauesen will serve as the corporation’s Staff Attorney on a broad range of legal and regulatory matters.  Ms. Lauesen earned her Law degree at the University of Wisconsin Law School and has been admitted to the Alaska Bar Association, the Federal District Court for the District of Alaska, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.


Wes Harvey, CQM, CQA has been named Corporate Quality Programs Manager for Ukpeagvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC).  Mr. Harvey has more than 20 years of experience in the field of environmental and quality management.  Prior to joining UIC, Mr. Harvey worked for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation and served as Quality Manager for Olgoonik Development, LLC. He also obtained his B.S in Chemistry at the University of Kansas. 


UIC is the Alaska Native Village Corporation of Barrow, Alaska and provides social and economic resources to over 2,500 Iñupiat shareholders and their descendants.

UIC press release