Jonathan Kitcheyan

Jonathan Kitcheyan — Councilman, Bylas District — San Carlos Apache Tribe

Bylas District Councilman

Jonathan Kitcheyan

Jonathan Kitcheyan was elected to office in 2004 in the Bylas District. Having been elected at an early age, he is one of the youngest leaders to be elected to a council seat for the San Carlos Apache Tribe’s Governing Council. Before being elected, Mr. Kitcheyan was a law enforcement officer with the San Carlos Law Enforcement, a Public Safety Officer with the Arizona Department of Public Safety, a Game Ranger with the Recreation & Wildlife with the San Carlos Apache Tribe.

Councilman Kitcheyan with his expertise in investment strategies has secured over $60 million dollars in grants, contracts, and funding for the Bylas community and over $50 million for the San Carlos Apache Tribe. Having been one of the main individuals spear-heading the San Carlos Apache Healthcare Corporation & renovating Clarence Wesley Health Clinic takeover from Indian Health Service, sharing extensive knowledge on 638 Contract policies, procedures and bylaws with Tribal Council and colleagues alike.

As part of the management team of the Bylas District Economic Enterprise Board, Mr. Kitcheyan’s vision is rehabilitating, the Bylas community, advocating for funding, revitalizing the community’s economy. To mention a few more projects, Mr. Kitcheyan over saw construction of 15 new homes under the HUD program, completion of the new Older Adult Center Facility, a strong advocate for education constructing Mt. Turnbull Elementary School, Mt. Turnbull Academy, construction of the new Boys & Girls Club building, and on-going home renovations in the community. Forwardness for a better community of infrastructure, economic development, and care for all members in the Bylas community has always been at the top of Councilman Kitcheyan’s agenda as a Public Official.

At home, Councilman Kitcheyan is active in his role as a member at the Bylas 2nd Miracle Church. More recent, he supports his wife and their family helping in their business venture of “Nutrition with a Native Twist” aiding in the betterment of health in the community.

Councilman Kitcheyan has served on the following sub-committees within the San Carlos Apache Tribe:
•  Black River Pump Station Board
Chairman Employee Benefits Committee
Chairman Health & Welfare Committee
Chairman Finance Investment Committee
Chairman Utility Authority Board
Chairman Member of the San Carlos Apache Tribal Bar Association
National & State Level Committee National Indian Gaming Commission Arizona Indian Gaming Association ming Association

 

Bylas Administration

297 E. US Hwy 70
Bylas, AZ 85530
Phone: (928) 475-4398
Fax: (928) 475-4443

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 394
Bylas, AZ 85530