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Name: Bavasi, Chris
Current Position: Executive Director

Christopher Bavasi is the executive director of the Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation. A graduate of Northern Arizona University (NAU), he has had a long public service career in Arizona, including serving as a Flagstaff Police Detective, Director of the Northern Arizona Council of Governments, a member of the Flagstaff City Council, and as mayor of Flagstaff from 1988 to 2000. He was also President of the League of Arizona Cities and Towns, and President of the Flagstaff Unified School District Board.

In addition, bavasi is a founding director of the High Altitude Sports Training Complex at NAU, and has served on a number of NAU committees, worked as community advisor for several NAU presidents, and has been Vice Chair of the NAU foundation, for which he is currently Treasurer.
He is also a member of the Arizona Baseball and Softball Commission, Chair of the commission's Arizona Rural Baseball and Softball Committee, a member of Arizona's Cactus League Baseball Committee, and Co-Chair, with his wife, Corinne, of the United Way of Northern Arizona’s 2007-2008 Campaign.
Christopher’s father is the late Buzzie Bavasi, who was General Manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres, and California Angels. Chris’s brothers, Bill, Bob and Peter have also been baseball executives.
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