Navajo AUM RSE Trust Phase 2

The Trustee

Derrith Watchman-Moore

Derrith Watchman-Moore of the community of Navajo, New Mexico, is the Trustee for the Phase 2 Removal Site Evaluation Trust. Her clan is Ts’ah yisk’idnii, and she is born for the To’ahni. Her maternal grandfathers are Ta’neeszahnii, and her paternal grandfathers are Tabaaha. She holds a master degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science with an emphasis in microbiology.

In January of 2017, Ms. Watchman-Moore was selected by a panel consisiting of representatives from the Office of the President & Vice-President of the Navajo Nation, Navajo Environmental Protection Agency (Navajo EPA), United States Department of Justice, and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to serve as the Trustee for an initial 3-year period. She has previously served as Chief of Staff to the Navajo Nation President, Executive Director of Navajo EPA, Regional Administrator for US Administrator for USEPA Region VIII.

She is Married to Henry Moore, a Navajo Police Captain, and together they raised 5 children in the Chuska Mountains of Crystal, New Mexico.


Trust Consultant

Since the inception of the USEPA Navajo Nation AUM Program, E&E has supported the development and implementation of assessment and removal approaches to address legacy abandoned uranium mine impacts. We look forward to continuing this important work with the Trust.
— Gerard A. Gallaher III, E&E President & CEO

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E&E History on Navajo

For more than 30 years and at over 400 locations, E & E has worked closely with the Navajo Nation EPA and USEPA Region 9 to investigate and clean up uranium-contaminated sites across Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah that pose threats to humans, livestock, and environmental health.