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For Immediate Release: August 21, 1980

Henry A. Dodge, a member of the Navajo Tribe, has been appointed Superintendent- of the Bureau of Indian Affairs' Fort Apache Agency at Whiteriver, Arizona, Commissioner of Indian Affairs William E. Hallett said today.

Dodge has been the Supervisory General Engineer, Branch of Land Operations, in the Phoenix Area Office since 1977. He was the BIA Natural Resource Manager at the Chinle Agency on the Navajo Reservation 1972-76 and worked as Civil Engineer for the Bureau at Fort Defiance, Arizona, for more than 10 years.

A graduate of the University of New Mexico in Civil Engineering, Dodge also attended Manhattan College in New York and, in 1976-77 participated in the Interior Department's Manager Development Program.