Nadja Kookesh first joined Goldbelt as an intern during the summer of 1996. In 2015 she returned to Goldbelt as the Human Resources Generalist. In 2016 she was hired as the Director of Human Resources. She is responsible for Alaska Operations.
Her outside experience includes working for Hecla Mining Company and for SEARHC in Human Resources. She attended Western Washington University where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in General Studies with a minor in Anthropology.
Nadja is a Goldbelt Shareholder Descendant and a shareholder of Kootznoowoo and Sealaska. She is of the Raven moiety and Coho clan.