Begaye announces two more appointments

Begaye announces two more appointments


Russell Begaye

Russell Begaye

Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye continues to bypass the good ol’ boy network and appoint Navajos with solid backgrounds from off the reservation.

He announced Wednesday two more appointments – Jesse Delmar as executive director for the Division of Public Safety and Donald Benn as executive director for the Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Agency.

Rick Abasta, communications director for Begaye and Navajo Vice President Jonathan Nez, said Begaye will be naming at least three more appointments in the next few days.

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Bill Donovan

Bill Donovan wrote about Navajo Nation government and its people since 1971. He joined Navajo Times in 1976, and retired from full-time reporting in 2018 to move to Torrance, Calif., to be near his kids. He continued to write for the Times until his passing in August 2022.


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