The Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission announced April 25 that it is in search of five qualified commissioners to serve four-year terms according to a Commission press release.
The current commissioner’s term expires in July and any interested parties are to have a letter of interest and resume submitted to the NNHRC by May 18 at 5 p.m.
The commissions are appointed by the Speaker of the Navajo Nation Council and confirmed by the Naabik’iyati’ Committee according to the NNHRC’s Plan of Operation and they should break down as follows:
- One member shall have extensive employment background in education. This means someone who is a teacher, education administrator, or professor; and
- One member shall have an extensive background in business. This means a business owner, manager or private business employee; and
- One member shall have an extensive background in law enforcement. This means a police officer in good standing, police chief, a commissioned officer, active or retiree; and
- One member shall have an extensive background in social services. This means a social worker, psychologist, psychiatrist, counselor, community liaison, or social services administrator; and
- One at-large Navajo Nation member.
Applications of resume and letter of interest can be sent to Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission, P.O. Box 1689, Window Rock, Navajo Nation (Ariz.) 86515 or hand deliver to 343 Arizona Hwy. 264, St. Michaels Professional Bldg. 1, Suite 112, located in St. Michaels, Arizona.
For more information, contact NNHRC at (928) 871-7436.