Navajo County

Proudly Serving, Continuously Improving Since 1895

Navajo County Board of Supervisors
District III

District III Supervisor
Sylvia Allen

Supervisor Sylvia Allen was born in Arizona with family roots in the White Mountains and lives in Snowflake. She and her husband, Richard, have five children, and they and their spouses have provided 18 beautiful grandchildren. Supervisor Allen is a realtor who has been involved in community and political affairs for three decades.

1980-1990 State Vice President, AZ Eagle Forum
1991-1994 President Rim Chapter People for the West
1993-2008 Director of PFW Players & Youth for America
1994-2000 Southwest Field Director, People for the West/USA
2003 Desert Southwest Coordinator – Project Protect-Healthy Forest Restoration Act
2000-2005 Navajo County Republican Chairman
2000-2006 President of Freedom for America League
2003-2006 Board Member, Mogollon Medical Foundation
2008-2012 President Pro Tempore, Arizona State Senate

Supervisor Allen is now the Supervisor for Navajo County District 3 which encompasses the communities of Holbrook, Snowflake, Taylor, Woodruff, Joseph City, Shumway, Silver Lake Estates and White Mountain Lakes.

Supervisor Allen has also served in the Arizona State Senate from 2008 to 2012. During her service in the Senate, Supervisor Allen served as the President Pro Tempore and as the Chairman of the Border Security, States’ Rights, and Sovereignty Committees. She also served on the Appropriations, Education, and Rural Development Committees, and greatly values the experiences and relationships that she has developed at the state level.

Supervisor Allen has had articles published in the Pine Graphic, Pioneer Newspaper, People for the West/USA Newspaper, and “Eco.logic Powerhouse,” a magazine which specializes in land and environmental issues, as well as numerous newspapers throughout the nation and is a fervent champion of private property rights and the appropriate usage of public lands.

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