Navajo County Board of Supervisors
Supervisor Thompson was first elected to the Navajo County Board of Supervisors in 1992,
and took office in January 1993. Since that time, Supervisor Thompson has been successfully
re-elected for 5 additional terms and his wisdom, passion and expertise in Native American issues,
local government and economic development is outstanding. Prior to becoming a member of the Navajo County Board of Supervisors, Supervisor Thompson worked with the Bureau of Indian Affairs as an Operations Specialist, and his relationships across the southwest and the greater United States make him a tremendous resource for every organization that he works with.
Supervisor Thompson is active in the National Association of Counties (NACo) and has worked on the Economic Development and Housing steering committees for several years. He is also active with NACo’s Western Interstate Region (WIR) and is President of the Little Colorado Plateau Resource Conservation and Development. Supervisor Thompson is affiliated with the County Supervisors Association (CSA), Arizona Association of Counties (AACo), a past-Chairman of the Arizona North Eastern Economic Development (ANEED) Committee, and a member of the Tri County-State Officials group
Supervisor Thompson attended Northern Arizona University and graduated in 1973 with a degree
Supervisor Thompson and his wife, Louise, have three children, several grandchildren and
reside in Teesto, Arizona. He is a member of the Native American Church. Supervisor Thompson
enjoys spending time with his family and riding the range on his horses during his
District II covers a portion of the Navajo Reservation and all of the Hopi Reservation,
and includes the following chapters and villages: Birdsprings, Dilkon, Greasewood,
Indian Wells, Jeddito, Keams Canyon, Low Mountain, Oraibi, Polacca, Teesto, Toreva,Whitecone
and a portion of Winslow.
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