Tsaile/Wheatfields/Blackrock Chapter

Tsaile / Wheatfields / Blackrock Chapter

Vision Statement

Promote effective communication through Ke’ and respectfully preserving the unique natural resources of the community to attain a global business environment.

Mission Statement

Through Nitsa’hakees (Thinking), Nahata’ (Planning), Iina (Life) and Siihasin (Values) the Tsaile/Wheatfields Chapter will foster self-sufficiency, sustainability, accountability and improve the quality of life for community members through economic and community development.

The Tsaile/Wheatfields Chapter conducts monthly meetings to keep residents informed; residents have a forum to express their opinions to their Navajo Nation Council Delegate or to decide on matters concerning their communities. The chapter is home to the main campus of Dine’ College. As noted above, Dine’ College is the largest employer in the area. Dine’ College has 7 extension branches at each of the Navajo Nation growth centers. 

Along with the 7 extension branches, Dine’ College has provided education for students on an average of 3,950 students over a ten-year period from 1984 to 1993. The average was 4,807 over the last three years of that period; or an equivalent to 2,940 full-time enrolled students; 90% are Native American, with nearly all being Navajo. The Tsaile campus offers a great outlet educational, recreational, and entertainment of events for the Navajo people and the surrounding communities. Several special events are sponsored on campus, including seminars and conferences, music festivals, plays, concerts, sport tournaments, etc.

CHAPTER OFFICIALS

Devon Begay, President
Stanley Kedelty, Vice-President
Marinda DeChee, Secretary/Treasurer

Charles Chee, Grazing Official

CHAPTER ADMINISTRATION

Vacant, CSC
Darice Newman, AMS
Vacant, CHR

TSAILE SENIOR CENTER STAFF

Norman Begay, Supervisor
Virginia Harvey, Cook
Rosetta Anagal, Driver

FARM BOARD

Lorena Eldridge
Lucinda Davis

Vacant

VETERANS ORGANIZATIONS

Willis Becenti, Commander
David Tsosie, Vice-Commander
Angela Brown, Secretary/Treasurer
Irving Chee, Member

 

WATER USERS ASSOCIATION

Weston Carrol, President
Sadie Neztsosie, Vice President
Anelda Kedelty, Secretary/Treasurer
Amelda Benally, Member
Ophelia Begay, Member