Is responsible for the efficient management, enforcement, and administration of the Division of Natural Resources.
Coordinate with departments and programs of the Division the administrative, financial and operating policies for the Division;
Supervise department directors within the Division of Natural Resources; and delegate staff as necessary.
Implement rules and regulations governing the optimum utilization of the natural resources of the Navajo Nation;
Represent the Navajo Nation government within the area of responsibility and authority of the Division of Natural Resources’ dealings and relation with all persons and organizations outside the Navajo Nation government, including coordination with other Indian tribes for improvement of resource management on Indian lands by working with Congress and federal agencies;
Delegate authority to staff as necessary;
Set priorities and participate in overall department and program budget planning process;
Coordinate the establishment of revolving accounts with the appropriate department and programs and to coordinate with department directors for departments’ effectiveness and progress in accordance with approved operating budget;
Serve as a catalyst in initiating and coordinating comprehensive land use planning on Navajo lands by working with the divisions and departments of the Executive Branch and the standing committee of the Navajo Nation Council;
Carry out comprehensive resource planning, which integrates department level planning, resources, inventories, alternatives for use, and environmental reviews in order to develop an overall resources management plan.