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.