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Executive Committee

Claudette Horn


Claudette Horn, a native of Albuquerque, is the Senior Manager for Environmental Services at PNM Resources. She has 25 years of experience in environmental management, policy and regulatory compliance for…

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Alan Overton

Vice Chair

Alan has 30-some years of commercial banking experience and worked with property owners in Southwest Colorado on banking solutions involving conservation easements.  After 12-years in Durango, Alan and his family…

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David Dunmar


David Dunmar grew up in Santa Fe where he has resided for nearly 50 years. Currently, he is a Realtor with Barker Realty dealing in both commercial and residential real…

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Judith Novotny Suiter


Judith Suiter is owner and President of Zephyr Design, Inc., a planning consulting firm based in Albuquerque, NM since 1988. Judith’s firm specializes in planning and project permitting. She holds…

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Members at Large

Dale Armstrong

Dale Armstrong was born and raised on a ranch in Quemado, NM. While attending San Juan College, he worked in a plumbing shop. Over the past 25 years, he has…

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Cullen Hallmark

Cullen Hallmark is a partner with the law firm of Sommer, Udall, Hardwick & Jones, P.A. He is an experienced cyclist, backpacker, river runner, cross-country skier and Master Gardener. He…

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Gary Mendiola

Gary is a sixth-generation rancher of Bar Guitar Ranch in Picacho, NM in the beautiful Hondo Valley. His family raised sheep on the same property since the 1850s until 2002…

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DL Sanders

DL Sanders has practiced water law in the state and federal courts of New Mexico since 1990. He has been a member of bar for the United States 10th Circuit…

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Walter Stern

Walter Stern is a shareholder of Modrall Sperling law firm. He brings more than 35 years of experience providing representation, advice and counsel to businesses and individuals in their dealings…

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Board Advisors

Robert Anderson

A native of southeastern New Mexico, Robert graduated from Cornell University, served in the Peace Corps, and studied business at the University of New Mexico. He subsequently served as manager…

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Dr. Anthony (Tony) Benson

Tony is a founding member and former Chair of the Board of Directors.  He is a retired geologist and was formerly the Vice-President of Exploration for the Amoco Corporation. He…

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Sid Goodloe

For 55 years, Sid Goodloe has been owner-operator of the Carrizo Valley Ranch, 16 miles north of Capitan, New Mexico. But Mr. Goodloe’s interests range far beyond his own ranch.…

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John F. McCarthy, Jr.

John F. McCarthy, Jr., a native of Taos, is an attorney practicing with the firm of Cuddy & McCarthy, LLP, in Santa Fe, with primary emphasis in the area of…

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Elizabeth Richardson

Elizabeth Richardson worked for Colorado Open Lands, a statewide land trust, for 10 years and served on the Board of the Colorado Coalition of Land Trusts for 12. In these…

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Dr. Jack Wright

Jack has been Professor of Geography at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces since 1990. He served on the NMLC Board of Directors from 2002 to 2012, and was…

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