Executive Committee

  •  Ernesto Salazar, President

  • Thomas Garcia, Vice President

  • Vacant, Secretary

  • Landon Newton, Treasurer

  • Stephanie Martinez, Member

  • Jim Trujillo, Member

  • Joseph Sanchez, Member

  • Roberto Gonzales, Member

  • Jim Hall, Member 

Board of Directors

Colfax County

-Landon Newton

-Lori Chatterly

-Bret Weir


Mora County

-Thomas Garcia

-Veronica Serna

-Eldie Cruz

-Anita LaRan

Sandoval County

-F. Kenneth Eichwald

-Dora Dominguez



Santa Fe County

-Jim Trujillo

-Rudy Garcia

-Stephanie Martinez

-Chris Hyer


-Sue Garrett

Los Alamos County

-Sean Williams

-Sara Scott

-Harry Burgess

-Jim Hall

Rio Arriba County

-Joseph Sanchez

-Javier Sanchez


San Miguel County

-Ernesto Salazar

-Max Trujillo

-David Romero

-Phillip Martinez

Taos County

-Roberto Gonzales

-AnJanette Brush

-Cristof Brownell

-Linda Calhoun




The governing body of NCNMEDD is the Board of Directors.  The Board is comprised of eight county delegations of four members each, plus three tribal representatives, for a total of thirty-five members. NCNMEDD’s Executive Committee includes a representative from each county delegation plus one tribal representative. Consistent with the NCNMEDD Joint Powers Agreement, Board membership consists of:

  •  Each County Commission will select one member of the Commission to be the official representative member of the Board. 

  • One elected official of the largest city within each county (by population).  This member and alternate may be selected by the governing body of the municipality and serve at its pleasure.

  • One member elected by the OEDP Committee.  In the absence of an OEDP Committee, the County Commission may select this representative.

  • Each County shall appoint a lay member determined by the three delegates listed above.

  • Three members, elected or named at large, shall represent the Indian population (one from Southern MIddle Rio Grande Pueblos, one from Northern Rio Grande Pueblos, and one from the Jicarilla Apache Tribe.

 NCNMEDD's Executive Committee meets monthly, usually on the 4th Friday of the month. NCNMEDD's Board of Directors meets quarterly. All dates are tentative and subject to change by each respective Board. Location and final meeting details will always be posted seventy-two (72) hours in advance of any meeting.