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Ft. Defiance Agency

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The Fort Defiance Agency (FDA) provides quality services to the Navajo Indian people within the southern region of the Navajo Nation. The southern region is comprised of the States of Arizona and New Mexico. The Fort Defiance Agency provides both Indian and Trust services programs. The Agency Trust services programs are: Natural Resources and Real Estate Services. Trust services programs are under the general supervision of the Regional Program Divisions, whom report to the Deputy Regional Director, Trust Services. The Indian services programs are Transportation and Safety programs and are under the general supervision of the Regional Program Divisions, whom report to the Deputy Regional Director, Indian Services. The Agency Office is located in Fort Defiance, Arizona.  The contact information for the Fort Defiance Agency are as follows:

Natural Resources:
Jerome Willie, Acting Natural Resources Specialist 
Telephone: (928) 729-7218
Telefax: (928) 729-7213

Safety:
Stanley Edison, Safety and Occupational Health Specialist
Telephone: (928) 810-5905
Telefax: (928) 729-7233

Real Estate Services:
April Bowman, Agency Realty Officer
Telephone: (928) 729-7211
Telefax: (928) 729-7246

Transportation/Roads:
Calvin Castillo, Supervisory Highway Engineer
Telephone: (928) 729-7222
Telefax: (928) 729-7225

Regional Fire Mgmt:
Dale Glenmore, Fire Management Officer 
Telephone: (928) 729-7367
Telefax: (928) 729-5959

Below is a map of the Fort Defiance Agency (FDA) consisting of the 27 chapters along with the number representing the total population of each chapter.  According to the 2010 U.S. Census, FDA has a total population of 43,138.  FDA has a total of 3,211,317 acres and 3,845 grazing permittees.

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