Navajo County

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Navajo County Board of Supervisors
District I

District I Supervisor
Jonathan M. Nez

Jonathan M. Nez, Navajo County Board of Supervisor for District One, has nearly ten years of experience in government serving in many roles including Navajo Nation Council Delegate for the Shonto Chapter assigned to the most prestigious Budget and Finance Committee as a freshman legislator, Member of the Navajo Government Development Commission, Member of the Commission for Native Americans of Northern Arizona University, Adjunct Faculty for Diné College, and Vice President of the Shonto Chapter. As a doctoral candidate in Political Science, his most recent research has been on local empowerment and mobilizing local communities of the Navajo Nation to reinstate their inherent local way of governance. This research focuses on the reduction of dependence on the central tribal government and to uphold and enhance the local inherent sovereignty of the chapter areas. He earned a B.A. in Political Science and a Masters in Public Administration from Northern Arizona University.

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