Doyon Properties Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Doyon Limited, and Fairbanks Sewer & Water Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Inland Pacific Resources, Inc., equally own Doyon Utilities, LLC. Corporate leadership is provided by senior management, led by Doyon Utilities’ President/CEO, and by the Management Committee.
Corporate governance and guidance to senior management is provided by the Doyon Utilities, LLC Management Committee. The Management Committee is comprised of seven representatives who hold quarterly meetings. The members bring a wealth of knowledge to the oversight of Doyon Utilities, LLC. They are all professionals in their respective fields and well versed with both experience and their educational backgrounds.
Aaron M. Schutt
Aaron M. Schutt is President and Chief Executive Officer of Doyon, Limited. Schutt is Koyukon Athabascan who was born in Anchorage and raised in Tok. Mr. Schutt clerked for Alaska Supreme Court Justice Alexander Bryner after graduating from Stanford Law School. He has a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Stanford University and graduated with honors and as an S. Town Stephenson scholar from Washington State University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. Before joining Doyon, Schutt was an attorney at the Anchorage offices of national law firms Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Miller & Munson, LLP and Heller Ehrman, LLP where he represented tribal and ANCSA corporation clients in transactional and business matters. He serves as a director of Akeela, Inc. and as a member of the Bar Examiner’s Committee of the Alaska Bar Association. In 2004, Schutt was named to the Alaska Journal of Commerce’s “Top 40 Under 40.”
Dietz Kellmann has over 30 years of regulatory, strategic planning, corporate development, finance and project management experience working primarily in the energy, water utility and sustainable communities sectors. Dietz is a former Chief Operating Officer and Chief Development Officer of the Corix Group of Companies. Dietz joined Corix in 2007 as Vice President Corporate Development to support the Company’s growth objectives and capabilities. Prior to joining Corix, Dietz worked as an economist for the National Energy Board and as Director, Corporate Finance at Terasen Inc. Dietz has served on numerous boards including Fairbanks Sewer and Water, Inc., Doyon Utilities, LLC and various community organizations. Dietz holds a Bachelor and a Master degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario, and an MBA in Business Administration and Management from Simon Fraser University. Dietz is a Certified Public Accountant and member of the Certified Management Accountants Society of British Columbia and the Yukon.
Andrew Warwick, a graduate of the University of Alaska, and a CPA, has demonstrated leadership both at local and statewide levels in both public and private sector responsibilities. Mr. Warwick has worked as a practicing CPA for over thirty years, served as Chair of the Board of Directors of Fairbanks Sewer and Water, Inc. since its inception in 1995, and has been a member of the Doyon Utilities LLC Management Committee since its inception in 1997. Mr. Warwick is a former State Legislator, and State of Alaska Commissioner of Administration. In addition he has served nine years on the Fairbanks School Board, two terms on the State Board of Education, and six years as Chair of the Alaska Natural Gas Development Authority.
Lance Parrish is a retired attorney from the private sector. Mr. Parrish had an active law career in Alaska for than 30 years where his practice focused in real property, business, commercial transactions, and workers’ compensation as well as insurance and employment issues affecting business operations. Mr. Parrish played a significant role in the privatization of the Fairbanks Municipal Utilities Systems that was finalized in 1997. Mr. Parrish has served on the board of directors of Fairbanks Sewer & Water, the company that purchased the water and sewer assets from the City of Fairbanks, since 1995, as well as the Doyon Utilities Management Committee since its inception in 1997. As a lifelong Fairbanksan, Mr. Parrish has served as Vice Chairman of the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, a member of the Fairbanks School District Budget Review Committee and as a member of the Governor’s Commission for the future of the permanent fund. Mr. Parrish is a graduate of the University of Colorado.
Tanya Kaquatosh is the Senior Vice President of Administration for Doyon, Limited. Kaquatosh is Koyukon Athabascan and Inupiaq Eskimo from the village of Hughes. Kaquatosh has worked for the Doyon Family of Companies since 2008 and was most recently the Director of Regulatory affairs at Doyon Utilities. Kaquatosh has served on numerous boards to include Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce and Catholic Schools of Fairbanks Boards. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Stanford University and a Master degree in Business Administration from Arizona State University. She is also a graduate of the 2014 Doyon Leadership Training program.