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Janice Baca-Argabright
San Antonio, NM


President
B.S. and M.A.



Master of Arts - Educational Administration - UNM
Bachelor of Science - Elementary Education - NMSU
  • Associate Superintendent - Special Education & Support Services - Socorro Consolidated Schools - 2005-Present
  • Director of Bilingual/Special Education & Support Services - Socorro Consolidated Schools - 2002-2005
  • Special Programs Coordinator - Socorro Consolidated Schools - 2000-2002


Member of:
  • NM Council of Administrators of Special Education - 2008-Present
  • NM Environmental Improvement Board - 2001-2002
  • Socorro County DWI Planning Council - 1999-Present
  • Character Counts! Coalition - 1996-Present
  • Family Planning Advisory Board - 2000-2002
  • S.C.O.P.E. - 1999-Present
  • La Vida Felicidad, Inc. - 1991-1997
  • NM Communities in Schools - 1993-1996
  • Socorro County Senior Citizens/Foster Grandparents - 1987-Present
  • Hispanic Education Advisory Council 2011 Present

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Camille Hawkins
Show Low, Arizona


Student Regent
Secretary/Treasure

Senior at WNMU
  • Member of the Pre-Med Club


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Dan Salzwedel, Ph.D.
Sandia Park, NM


Vice President
Ph.D. University of New Mexico
MS University of Wisconson Milwaukee
BS University of Wisconson Milwaukee
A.A. Sheboygan Co. Teachers College

  • Adjunct Professor, eight years at New Mexico Highlands University
  • Consultant for S and S Enterprises for six years
  • Administer and Director for all interscholastic activities for the New Mexico Activities Association, 23 years
  • Superintendent for three years at Lake Arthur Municipal Schools
  • Assistant basketball coach for two years at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
  • Teacher, Coach and Principal for three years Des Moines Municipal Schools
  • Teacher, Coach and Athletic Director for two years at West Bend in Wisconsin

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Tony P. Trujillo
Silver City, NM


Board Member
Budget Committee & Audit Committee

B.A. Business Administration
  • Director of Government Relations - New Mexico Operations
  • Phelps Dodge Mining Company, Silver City
  • Past President, Board of Directors, New Mexico Mining Association
  • Chair, Board of Directors, New Mexico First
  • Member, New Mexico Economic Development Commission, appointed 1998
  • Member, Border Authority Commission, 1996-present (second term)
  • Silver City Town Councilor,1982-1984
  • Vice-president, Board of Directors, El Refugio Domestic Violence Shelter, 1998
  • Chair, Grant County Community Health Council, 2000-present


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Jerry Walz

Board Member
Cedar Crest, NM

B.A. History/Social Studies Group Major
Teaching Certification for Secondary Education
University of New Mexico – Law Degree

  • Licensed in District Court of New Mexico, District Court of Arizona, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit Court of Appeals and U.S. Supreme Court
  • Licensed in New Mexico, Texas and Colorado
  • Member Criminal Justice Act Panel
  • Represented New Mexico Attorney General’s Office, New Mexico Supreme Court, numerous judicial districts and over 60 governmental entities in federal and state litigation.
  • Appeared and argued at the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, New Mexico Appellate Courts
  • Published Continuing Legal Education Material
  • Chairman and Vice-Chairman – New Mexico Athletic Commission
  • Top honor New Mexico Press Association “Coffee Time”
  • Editor for Lordsburg Liberal & Silver City Daily Press

 



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