|8th President of the Navajo Nation|
Assumed office |
May 12, 2015
|Vice President||Jonathon Nez|
|Preceded by||Ben Shelly|
|Born||Shiprock, New Mexico|
Navajo Nation and |
|Residence||Window Rock, AZ|
|Occupation||Public service; retired small business owner|
Russell Begaye is the president of Navajo Nation. He was elected to the office on April 4, 2015 and was sworn-in on May 12, 2015. He is the third New Mexican Navajo to hold the Navajo Presidency. Begaye is a graduate of University of California, Los Angeles.
- Skinner, Curtis. "Russell Begaye wins Navajo Nation presidency after delayed vote". Reuters. Retrieved 19 May 2015.
- Smith, Noel Lyn. "Navajo President-elect Russell Begaye to take office Tuesday". Daily-Times. Retrieved 19 May 2015.
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