Jonathan Nez

9th President of the Navajo Nation

Jonathan Nez (born May 26, 1975) is the 9th and current president of the Navajo Nation. He was elected President of the Navajo Nation on November 6, 2018.

Jonathan Nez
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Nez in 2020
9th President of the Navajo Nation
Assumed office
January 15, 2019
Vice PresidentMyron Lizer
Preceded byRussell Begaye
9th Vice President of the Navajo Nation
In office
May 12, 2015 – January 15, 2019
PresidentRussell Begaye
Preceded byRex Lee Jim
Succeeded byMyron Lizer
Personal details
Born (1975-05-26) May 26, 1975 (age 45)
Tuba City, Arizona, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Phefelia Herbert
EducationNorthland Pioneer College
Northern Arizona University (BS, MPA)

At 43 years of age, Nez is the youngest person to have ever been elected President of the Navajo Nation.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Becenti, Arlyssa (2018-11-07). "Nez wins by 19,000 votes". The Navajo Times. Archived from the original on 2018-11-07. Retrieved 2018-11-10.