Board of Education

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

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

Board Members:

Priscilla B. Manuelito

Priscilla B. Manuelito

President

Elected Member
Northern Agency

Spencer W. Willie

Vice-President

Elected Member
Eastern Navajo Agency

Dr. Victoria Yazzie

Dr. Victoria Yazzie

Secretary

Elected Member
Western Navajo Agency

Sharon A. Todacheenie

Position

Elected Member
Fort Defiance Agency

Dr. Henry Fowler

Elected Member

Central Navajo Agency

Marlene Burbank

Appointed Member

Traditional Navajo Culture Representative 

John Emerson

Freda Nells

Joan A. Gray

Andrea K. Thomas

Appointed Member

Parent Representative

Dr. Pauletta White

Ms. Patricia Gonnie

Acting Superintendent of Schools

Board of Education –
Scheduled Meetings

• February 7, 2018 10:00 a.m., DoDE Sunrise Conference Room, Window Rock, AZ
(Board voted to change the date)

 March 7, 2019 10:00 a.m., DoDE Sunrise Conference Room, Window Rock, AZ

 April 5, 2019 10:00 a.m., DoDE Sunrise Conference Room, Window Rock, AZ

(Location subject to change upon Board vote)