Window Rock, Ariz. - President of the Navajo Nation Kelsey A. Begaye and Vice President Taylor McKenzie, M.D. announce the appointment of Ms. Merlee Arviso as Director of the Navajo Division of DinÈ Education. Ms. Arviso’s appointment is effective Tuesday, January 8, 2002.
“I’m confident Ms. Arviso has the type of expertise and background we need at the Division,” said President Begaye, “We anticipate great work from Ms. Arviso in the coming months, and we are very happy she is willing to accept the challenge of completing projects and fully implementing strategic objectives.”
Ms. Arviso received her Master’s Degree in Public Administration in 1980 from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1978, also from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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