Southeastern New Mexico Economic Development District


 2023 Executive Committee

President Mike Gallagher
Vice-President Sam Seely
Treasurer Tony Garcia
Member Rudy Sales
Member Susan Payne
Executive Director Dora Batista
Local Gov | Private Sector Member Name         Position | Industry
Chaves County
Chaves County Dara Dana Commissioner
Dexter Ron Chambers Councilor
Hagerman Tony Garcia Mayor
Lake Arthur Ysidro Salazar Mayor
Roswell Juliana Halvorson Councilor
Private Sector Jon Hitchcock Banking
Eddy County
Eddy County Ernie Carlson Commissioner
Artesia Hayley Klein
Carlsbad Lisa A. Anaya-Flores Councilor
Hope Rudy Sales Public Works Director
Loving Rick C. Fuentes Mayor
Private Sector John Waters Carlsbad Dept of Development
Lea County
Lea County Michael Gallagher County Manager
Eunice Billy Hobbs Mayor
Hobbs Todd Randall City Engineer
Jal Stephen Aldridge Mayor
Lovington Dr. Vidal Martinez City Manager
Tatum Amy Gutierrez Mayor
Private Sector Robbie Roberts Construction
Lincoln County
Lincoln County Jon Crunk Commissioner
Capitan Al Cavazos Village Clerk
Carrizozo Ray Dean Mayor
Corona Sam Seely Mayor
Ruidoso Dr. Gary Jackson Councilor
Ruidoso Downs Dean Holman Mayor
Private Sector Coda Omness ENMU-Ruidoso
Otero County
Otero County Pamela Heltner County Manager
Alamogordo Susan Payne Mayor
Cloudcroft Grover Sterling
Tularosa Patrick Garcia Trustee
Private Sector Sidney Gordon Otero County CES Ag Agent


Frequency & Time

Meetings are held quarterly on the second Friday of the first month of each quarter at ENMU-Roswell (unless virtual) .  All meetings start at 10:00 a.m.


Occupational Training Center, Rm 124
ENMU – Roswell Campus
20 W. Mathis
Roswell, New Mexico 88203


Meeting Dates & Agendas

July 14, 2023
April 14, 2023
January 13, 2023
October 14, 2022
July 8, 2022
April 8, 2022
January 14, 2022

Meeting Agendas displayed once available.


April 14, 2023
January 13, 2023
October 14, 2022
July 8, 2022
April 8, 2022
January 14, 2022
October 8, 2021

Minutes are posted once approved.  Prior years available upon request.