Vice President of the Navajo Nation
The office of Vice-President of the Navajo Nation was created in 1991 following restructuring of the Navajo Nation government. The president and vice president are elected every four years. The Navajo Nation Vice-President shall serve no more than two terms.
|Vice-President of the |
since January 10, 2023
|Residence||Window Rock, AZ|
|Term length||Four years. Shall serve no more than two terms.|
|Constituting instrument||Navajo Nation Code & Treaty of 1868|
|Inaugural holder||Marshall Plummer|
|Formation||January 15, 1991|
|Salary||$45,000.00 USD per year|
In 2010, Ben Shelly became the first vice president to be elected president of the Navajo Nation.
In 2022, Richelle Montoya was the first woman to be elected into the Executive Branch of the Navajo Nation.