Teresa Aseret-Manygoats, MPA
Arizona, At Large Director
Teresa Aseret-Manygoats was raised on the Navajo Nation in northern Arizona and is Dine’ (Navajo) and Filipina. Teresa is the Office Chief for the Office of Health Equity and Population Health (which includes the health equity efforts and chronic disease programs) and is the designated State Chronic Disease Director at the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS), where she has worked for seven years.
Previously, she worked for the third largest public health district in the United States, the Maricopa County Department of Public Health, and a tribal nonprofit organization that supports the efforts of 21 tribes in Arizona.
In her free time, she supports her older daughter’s dream of healing animals through volunteering, soaks up the sun while watching her younger daughter play competitive softball, reads, and stays physically active.