Liz Archuleta

A native of Flagstaff and fourth generation resident Liz’s history and knowledge of Northern Arizona has been an invaluable asset to the Board and to her District residents during her six terms on the Board of Supervisors. Liz has been the leader of discussions on water issues on the state level and in Northern Arizona, where emphasizing the need for regional solutions led to the development of he the Coconino Plateau Water Advisory Council. After the Schultz Fire and Floods in 2010 she was very successful in securing millions of dollars in funding to mitigate the flooding and the work she has done is recognized nationally as a model. On the state level, Liz has served as the President of the County Supervisors Association, representing the 15 counties and 55 county supervisors in the State of Arizona. She has been the leader of discussions on water issues on the state level and in Northern Arizona, emphasizing the need for the development of regional solutions. As a result, she established the Coconino Plateau Water Advisory Council and has served as Chair for several years. During Supervisor Archuleta’s tenure, the CPWAC completed a water supply study, developed a water ethic, obtained congressional authority and funding for a feasibility study and has completed water modeling. Supervisor Archuleta also served on the Governor’s Arizona Statewide Water Advisory Council. She has also testified on behalf of Arizona and Coconino County regarding the preservation of the Colorado River.