Fourteen Navajo Nation school board members to be removed

Friday, July 19, 2013

The Navajo Preparatory School Board president has resigned after complaints that he violated tribal election law.

Edison Wauneka, executive director of the Navajo Election Administration, stepped down as president of the school's board of trustees on Friday after he was found to be in violation of the Navajo Nation Code and its 2012 amendments.

On June 24, Newcomb resident Kerby Johnson filed a complaint with the Navajo Election Administration and the Navajo Board of Election Supervisors stating Wauneka was in violation of Title 11 of the Navajo Nation Code, which prohibits current election administration employees from serving as board members for Navajo Nation schools.

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