Jack Blackwell

Vice President of Lands & Resources, Chugach Alaska Corporation

Jack D. Blackwell serves as Vice President of Lands & Resources for Chugach Alaska Corporation (CAC) which owns nearly 1 million acres along the Northern Gulf of Alaska. One of twelve regional Alaska Native Corporations, CAC was created by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act in 1971. CAC is participating in California’s cap-and-trade program and was one of the first Alaska Native Corporations to sell carbon offset credits.

Blackwell attained a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Resources Management from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks and has spent his career managing public and private land in Alaska. Blackwell recently retired from the Alaska Department of Natural Resources where he spent over three decades managing state parks in coastal Alaska, retiring as Superintendent of the Kenai Peninsula and Prince William Sound Region.