Quantcast
Home / Home news / American Indian heads Coconino County supervisors

American Indian heads Coconino County supervisors

A Navajo woman from Tuba City has become the first American Indian to head the Coconino County Board of Supervisors.

Lena Fowler began in the new position on Monday. She says she’s excited to serve as the board’s chairwoman through mid-April.

Fowler was elected to represent the upper central portion of the county that she says is rich in cultural diversity and resourceful citizens. She’s in the third year of her first four-year term.

County spokesman Gregory Roybal says each of the five supervisors is given an opportunity to lead the board at least once during their term.

Matt Ryan was selected as vice chairman.

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

 

x

Check Also

money-dollar-620

Arpaio has raised $725,000 over last month in campaign money

Sheriff Joe Arpaio has raised $725,000 over the last month in his bid for a seventh term as Maricopa County's top law enforcer.