Jesse Thompson, Vice Chairman

Apache, Navajo and Coconino Counties - District 5

Term Expires ~ 2023

Jesse Thompson was appointed to the State Transportation Board in 2017 by Governor Ducey.

Jesse Thompson is a lifelong Arizonan, currently residing in the community of Teesto-Hardrock with his wife Louise. He is a dedicated public servant, father of five and a graduate of Northern Arizona University.

First elected to the Navajo County Board of Supervisors in 1992, Supervisor Thompson has served the residents of his district consistently over the past 25 years. He currently presides over Navajo County District II, covering Winslow, AZ, Navajo communities, and a large portion of the Hopi Tribe.

Supervisor Thompson has previously been a Tribal Operations Specialist for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and he remains active in the National Association of Counties (NACo) and NACo Transportation Steering Committee. He currently serves on the Northern Arizona Council of Governments (NACOG) Economic Development Council’s Executive Committee and the NACOG Transportation Advisory Committee as a Tribal Government Representative. He is also active with the North Region Advisory Committee (NRAC) for Homeland Security.

Supervisor Thompson’s priorities include Reservation school bus route improvements, improvements to road systems throughout the Navajo and Hopi Nations, providing better care to veterans and seniors, and creating educational opportunities for youth across the state.

Supervisor Thompson has been active in the support of the Winslow Levee Rehabilitation Project for flood mitigation, serving as Chairman of the Winslow Levee Advisory Committee, and is the current Chairman to the Navajo County Board of Supervisors.

Jesse Thompson