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Office of the Peridot District

Peridot District
Peridot District is the largest of the four districts in the San Carlos Apache Reservation. It resides in both the Graham and Gila counties. Its name derives from the mineral, peridot, which can be found in the volcanic hills.
Population
It is home to roughly 5,489 residents throughout the smaller neighborhoods. The area is home to one of the Tribes most renowned natural fortresses, the Triplets, a couple of mountains with three peaks lined up overlooking the valley of Peridot.
Enterprise
The District Enterprises consist of an Apache Burger (Fast Food Restaurant and Travel center), Apache Security, Apache Cleaning Services, Equipment Rental (Heavy Machinery Rentals), Liquor Stable (Bar), Soda Canyon Complex (Trailer/RV park) and True Value Hardware Store.
Small businesses in the area consist of a small convenience store called Nolines and Randall Enterprises which handles solid waste and big ticket items. Schools in the area range from Private (Our Savior’s Lutheran) and a public high school. Recreational activities included fishing at the San Carlos Lake, hiking the Peridot Mesa, various softball fields, basketball courts, and gyms.

Council Representatives:
Dr. John Bush
Valerie Key-Cheney

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 1000
San Carlos, Arizona 85550

Physical Address:
101 N. Old Moonbase Road
Peridot, Arizona 85542

Email:
peridotadmin@scat-nsn.gov
Fax: (928) 475-2940

Peridot Council Members:
Valerie Key, Peridot Council
(928) 475-2930
valerie.key@scat-nsn.gov

John Bush, Peridot Council
(928) 475-2930
johnrezrider@yahoo.com

Staff:
Darren Cosen
Office Manager
(928) 475-2930
darren.cosen@scat-nsn.gov

Angel Tarango
Office Assistant
(928) 475-2930
angel.tarango@scat-nsn.gov

Office of the Peridot District

The Office off the Peridot District works to enhance the effectiveness of the District Officials by providing professional information and management support. We respond first to the Peridot District Officials to offer support to their administration and the people of Peridot District.

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 1000
San Carlos, Arizona 85550

Physical Address:
101 N. Old Moonbase Road
Peridot, Arizona 85542

Email:
peridotadmin@scat-nsn.gov
Fax: (928) 475-2940

Peridot Council Members:
Valerie Key, Peridot Council
(928) 475-2930
valerie.key@scat-nsn.gov

John Bush, Peridot Council
(928) 475-2930
johnrezrider@yahoo.com

Staff:
Darren Cosen
Office Manager
(928) 475-2930
darren.cosen@scat-nsn.gov

Angel Tarango
Office Assistant
(928) 475-2930
angel.tarango@scat-nsn.gov