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Navajo Nation Board of Education members with former Navajo Nation President Pet

About the Board:

The Navajo Nation Board of Education is an 11-member board made up of elected members and members appointed by the Office of the Navajo Nation President.

The Board was established through the Diné Sovereignty in Education Act of 2005. The Board is empowered to do all things necessary and proper to carry out its responsibilities under Title 10, Navajo Nation Code.

The Board oversees the operations of schools under its jurisdiction and exercises regulatory functions and duties over Navajo educational programs.

Current Board Members:

Dr. Pauletta White


Andrea K. Thomas

Vice President

Dellard Curley


Dr. Henry Fowler

Board Member

Emerson John

Board Member

Freda K. Nells

Board Member

Mary E. Begay

Board Member

Joan A. Gray

Board Member

Spencer W. Willie

Board Member

Nadine M. Chatto

Board Member

Sharon A. Todacheenie

Board Member

Board of Education –
Scheduled Meetings

March 2, 2023 9:00 am, NNBOE Regular Board Meeting, Virtual on Zoom

(Location, time subject to change upon Board vote)