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Judy Begay is of the Tódich'ii'nii (Bitter Water), she is born to Tsé deeshgizhnii (Rock Gap Clan), her maternal grandfather's clan is Tł'ááshchí'í (Red Bottom People Clan), and her paternal grandfather's clan is Táchii'nii (Red Running into the Water Clan). She serves as a member and Chair of the Coconino County Board of Supervisors representing District 4. She is a Navajo Nation tribal member from Coalmine Mesa, Arizona, and she is a lifelong resident of Coconino County. She is serving her first term, which will conclude in January 2025.  


Begay holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration in management and a Master of Administration in Organizational Management from Northern Arizona University.

Working together… moving forward.

Before becoming a county supervisor, Begay worked many years in public service. She served 16 years on the governing board of Tuba City Unified School District, where she served as a member and president. She has more than 49 years of leadership and management experience in education, human and health services, affordable housing, infrastructure development, and transportation development. She also served on several boards for several non-profit organizations, including Family Harmony, which helped domestic violence victims. She also served as an adjunct faculty member at Diné College and prides herself as a lifelong rancher and farmer. Her most cherished responsibility, though, is being a mother and grandmother. 


She is committed to using her education, experience, and voice to advocate for her constituents throughout Coconino County. She will continue to create and strengthen partnerships to address the many issues within Coconino County. 

District 4 includes the communities of Coalmine Mesa, Inscription House, Navajo Mountain, Tonalea, Moenkopi, Tolani Lake, Leupp, Country Club in Flagstaff, Winona, Sunset Crater, and Doney Park.

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