Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Navajo President Fills Cabinet Posts.(Final)

Byline: Leslie Linthicum Journal Staff Writer

Tribe's EPA Still Lacks a Director

Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. has filled all but one of his Cabinet positions -- and the new administration has some familiar faces.

The Navajo Nation's Washington, D.C., office is being staffed by Sharon Clahchischilliage, the former director for the national Council of Urban Indian Health and best known to New Mexicans as the Republican candidate for New Mexico secretary of state in 2002.

Clahchischilliage, whose campaign slogan was "Just Call Me Sharon," is the executive director of the Navajo tribe's capitol office, a position she also held in the 1990s. …

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