History

Navajo Tax Commissioners

Commissioner Year Title
Nelson Gorman 1974 - 1988 Legislator
Susan Williams 1974 - 1987 Attorney
Stella Saunders 1974 - 1987 Attorney
David Brunt 1987 - 1988 Economist/Consultant
Lewis Calamity 1987 - 1988 Legislator
Roselyn Dooley John 1987 - 1989 Legislator
Pete Korth 1987 - 1989 Tax Consultant
Micheal Nelson 1988 Business Owner
Romero Brown 1988 Business Owner
Vicor Joe, Jr 1991 - 1995 Legislator
Bruce Keizer 1991 Tax Attorney
Lee Bergen 1991 - 2002 Attorney
Joe Shirley, Jr 1995 - 1999 Legislator
Elroy Drake 1995 - 1999 Business Owner
Holmer Bluehouse 1996 - 2001 Retired Navajo Supreme Court Justice
King P. Mike, Jr. 1991 - 2002 Dine College Chief Financial Officer
Nelson Gorman 1997 - 2002 Legislator
Bobby White 2003 Former Navajo Nation Controller
Nelson Gorman 2003 - 2008 Businessman
Richard Mike 2003 - 2008 Businessman
Moroni Benally 2007 - 2013 Economist
Scott A. Taylor 1999 - 2015 Indian Taxation Law Professor
Geraldine Kee-Yazzie 2001 - Present Private Industry, Controller
Mark Graham 2008 - Present Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community
Wilber Nelson Jr. 2012 - Present  
Pearline Kirk 2015 - Present Attorney
     

History of Executive Directors:

Name Year

Title

Ira Osman Executive Director
Emmet Francis Executive Director
Lawrence White Deputy Director
Kee Ike Yazzie 1987 Executive Director
Stanley Wauneka 1987 Deputy Director
Derrick Watchman 1989 Executive Director
Bruce Keizer 1990 Executive Director
Marcelino Gomez Acting Director
Derrick Watchman 1990 - 1993 Executive Director
Ronnye S. Etcitty Deputy Director
Ronnye S. Etcitty 1993 - 1995 Executive Director
Luralene Tapahe Deputy Director
Steven Begay 1995 - 1999 Executive Director
Amy Alderman Acting Director
Raymond C. Etcitty, Jr. 1999 - 2003 Executive Director
David M. Emerson Acting Director
Mark C. Graham 2003 - 2006 Executive Director
Mary N. Etsitty 2006 - 2008 Executive Director
Amy Alderman 2008 - 2009 Acting Executive Director
Martin E. Ashley 2009 - Present Executive Director