Board of Directors

Eastern Navajo Child Drive

Louise Thompson – President
Member of the Navajo Tribe
Resides with 3 children in Thoreau, NM a reservation border town. Has worked for Eastern Navajo Agency as a Care Coordinator* in four schools for 19 years.

Marie Beyale – Vice President
Member of Navajo Tribe
Resides with family in Pueblo Pintado, NM part of the Navajo reservation. Has worked for Eastern Navajo Agency as a Care Coordinator* in 4 schools for 23 years.

Kathy Spitz – Secretary/Treasurer
Resides with husband and two children in Thoreau, NM a reservation border town. Retired from Eastern Navajo Agency after 25 years as a Special Educator, Early Childhood Care Coordinator*, and Director of Special Education.

Susan Sullivan – Member
Resides in Jupiter, Florida. Retired from Eastern Navajo Agency after 11 years as a school psychologist, during which time she lived in Crownpoint, NM, the heart of ENA. Susan is the keeper of the Navajo Child Weblog.

Ronni Tso – Member – Care Coordinator*
She was born & raised on the northern section of the Navajo Reservation and has added a new dimension to the services provided to the special needs children of Eastern Navajo.

*Care Coordinators provide various support services to families with special needs. These services involve working with multi-agencies that have responsibilities and resources that would support these families. Care Coordinators could have more than 50 families on their case load, driving more than 20,000 miles or more, transporting families for specialized medical, social, or educational appointments. Care Coordinators are the backbone of the Agency’s Special Education Program.