Climate Action for Alaska Leadership Team Nicole Kanayurak Utqiaġvik Nicole Kanayurak is a 2017 Knauss Marine Policy Fellow working in the NOAA Office of International Affairs and Seafood Inspection, focusing on international fisheries legislation and negotiations. Nicole is currently the youth representative to the Inuit Circumpolar Council and former representative to Future Arctic Leaders, and has held a variety of positions working for the North Slope Borough. Return to the Climate Change leadership page. The Climate Action for Alaska Leadership Team is chaired by Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott. The Secretariat for the Climate Action for Alaska Leadership Team is the Institute of the North. More information about the team and climate resources can be found here.