ASC Main Office: (928) 871-6221
Fax: (928) 871-7189
The Administrative Service Centers, (ASC) is the newest program under the Division of Community Development (DCD) of the Navajo Nation. On Thursday, June 26, 2014 the Resources and Development Committee (RDC) unanimously voted 3-0 approving the Legislation 0139-14, “Amending the Plan of Operation for the DCD in N.N.C. §1453 and Approving a Plan of Operation for New ASC which will Replace the Local Governance Support Centers as Part of the Decentralization Project Plan”.
The ASC Administration began operations on October 14, 2014 to provide technical assistance to the 110 Chapters on the Navajo Nation, from 16 ASC sites divided by (2) service areas;
A. Crownpoint Administrative Service Area (51 Chapters)
B. Chinle Administrative Service Area (59 Chapters)
The ASC program's purposes are to provide planning services and guidance to chapters specifically relating to project planning, infrastructure development, community land use planning, and guidance in the implementation of Five Management System and policies.
The goals of the ASC are to promote local governance to develop independent and sustainable communities, implement a project management system, promote Local Governance Act certification for chapters, assist chapters with Post- Local Governance Act certification needs, and enhance human resource and professional development.