School Board Candidate

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School Board Service Info

 Please review the 2022 School Board Handbook.

Candidates may submit a 500 word statement and photo. Deadline to submit is September 15, 2022.



Winslow USD #1


 Josephine Dodie Montoya 4 year 
Whitney Caraway 4 year
Todd Wilcox 4 year

Joseph City USD #2 -Election cancelled

Candidates are appointed


Dayton Flake (WRITE-IN) 4 year
Cat Hansen (WRITE-IN) 4 year

Holbrook USD #3- Election cancelled

Candidates are appointed


Debbie Shumway - Ward 5 2 year
Linda Yazzie -  Ward 2 4 year
Claudia Jackson - Ward 1 4 year

Pinon USD #4


Linda King -election cancelled
4 year
Bessie Allen - Appointed 4 year
  Phyllis Tachine - going to election 2 year   
 Ramona Nalwood- going to election 2 year   

Snowflake USD #5


Carol Palmer 4 year
Carole Owens  4 year 
Robin Wong   4 year

Heber/Overgaard USD #6 - Election cancelled

Candidates are appointed


Gwendolyn Wendy Lee Hall  4 year 
Craig Blackburn   4 year
 Tim Leedy 2 year

Show Low USD #10


 Adrienne Rapp  4 year
Paul Wyatt 4 year
Stacy Anderson 4 year
Juliana Svizhinska  (WRITE-IN)  4 year

Whiteriver USD #20


Marty Paxson  4 year
Michael Tate   4 year
Tylo Fall  4 year
Candy Lupe 4 year

Cedar USD #25 - Election cancelled

Board positions to be appointed


1. 2 year
2. 2 year
3. 2 year

Kayenta USD #27


Lita Maria Granado
4 year
Patricia A Parrish
4 year
Chris C. Kescoli 4 year
Evangeline Bradley-Wilkinson 4 year

Blue Ridge USD #32


David A. Merrill 4 year

Janell Sterner

Candidate Statement

4 year
Margaret Gabe 4 year

NAVIT - Election cancelled

Candidates are appointed


Robert Wade Stoddard - Blue Ridge 4 year
Timothy C. Westover - Winslow 4 year

NATIVE - Election cancelled

Board position to be appointed


1.                                               - Kayenta  2 year



For questions or more information please contact the Navajo County School Superintendent's Office (928) 524-4204.


 Please review the 2022 School Board Handbook.  (Page 22 Informs how many signatures are needed for each District)

 Thank you for your interest in running for School Board.  Here is your first step. 

Complete the School Board Candidate Interest form. The Interest form can be emailed, mailed, or dropped off at the Superintendent's of Schools office. Signatures may be collected once the Interest form is received.

School Board Candidate Interest Form (fillable)


ONLY Holbrook candidates need to include the residency form with the other documents during the filing period.  

Please use the correct form in regards to the length of term of the vacancy available.

4 year term Nomination Form (fillable)

2 year term Nomination Form (fillable)


Printing Instructions for Petition Signature page 

4 year term - Petition Signature page (fillable)  (print double-sided)

2 year term - Petition Signature page (fillable) (print double-sided) 

Holbrook Residency Form (fillable)



Write-In Candidates

 A write-in candidate must file the following original document with our office NO EARLIER THAN June 13, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. and No LATER THAN 5:00 p.m. on July 25, 2022 (ARS 16-312 and 16-410)

Please use the correct form in regards to the length of term of the vacancy available.

Write-In Nomination Form - 2 year term (fillable)

Write-In Nomination Form - 4 year term (fillable)