Founded in 1974 through the combined efforts of parents, service providers and concerned Citizens, the Diné Bii Association for Disabled Citizens, Inc. (DADC) is a private, non-profit organization serving Native American individuals with developmental disabilities and their family members. As an Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) and Department of Development Disabilities (DDD) licensed facility. Diné Bii Association for Disabled Citizens, Inc. is currently operates in various communities throughout the Navajo and Hopi reservation and border town communities. The administration office is located in Kerley Valley, Tuba City, Arizona with a sub-office in Kayenta, Arizona and future sub-office to be located in Piñon and Ganado, Arizona.

Community Education/ Awareness

It is believed that through active involvement in community functions, education and awareness activities, a positive environment for residents to live in will be created. Diné Association offers trainings by skilled professionals to guardians and parents of individuals.

Advocacy/ Family Involvement

A locally based program provides the opportunity for enhancement of family involvement. Staff, parents and board members actively advocate on behalf of the individuals of Diné Association to ensure the delivery of high quality services.

Board of Directors

As the Governing Body, the Board of Directors consist of members representing parents, service providers, community leaders, and professionals. To ensure adequate, appropriate, and effective services a primary responsibility of the Board is to provide advice, guidance and recommendations.

This Board Members are:

  • Jimmie Dougi, Board President; Tuba City, AZ
  • Gregg Whitehat, Board Vice President; LeChee, AZ
  • Martha Shorty, Board Secretary and Treasurer; Tuba City, AZ
  • Billy Reese Kee, Board Member; Tonalea, AZ

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    Last Update: August 2005