Education Committee

The Health, Education and Human Services Committee is established and continued as a standing committee of the Navajo Nation Council. The purposes of the committee are:

  • To promulgate regulations, promote accountability to policies, and provided legislation oversight on matters involving health, social services, education, general governmental services and human services.
  • To oversee the education initiatives of the Navajo Nation by promoting academic excellence and culturally relevant education.
  • To oversee Navajo Nation efforts in implementing and ensuring compliance with labor laws and policies of the Navajo Nation and laws relating to veterans services.
  • To oversee Navajo Nation policies and priorities to optimize the delivery of social services and health services to the Navajo people consistent with the traditional practices and customs of the Navajo people.

Oversight Committee:

Jonathan Hale

Jonathan Hale

Chairman

(Oak Springs/ St. Michaels)

Norman M. Begay

Norman M. Begay

Vice Chairman

(Alamo, Ramah, Tohajiilee)

Nelson S. BeGaye

Nelson S. BeGaye

Member

(Lukachukai, Round Rock, Tsaile/Wheatfields, Tse Ch’izhi, Rock Point)

Nathaniel Brown

Nathaniel Brown

Member

(Chilchinbeto, Dennehotso, Kayenta)

Amber Kanazbah Crotty

Amber Kanazbah Crotty

Member

(Toadlena/ Two Grey Hills, Red Red Valley Tse’ alnaozt’i’i’, Sheepsprings, Beclabito, Gadiiahi/ To’Koi)

Steven Begay

Member

(Coyote Canyon, Mexican Springs, Naschitti, Tohatchi, Bahastl’a’a’)