Governance and Personnel

Board of Regents

  • Ammu Devasthali, Chair
  • Arsenio Romero, Vice Chair
  • Neal Bitsie, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Dina Chacón-Reitzel, Member
  • Christopher T. Saucedo, Member

Administration - Las Cruces  

  • Dan Arvizu, Chancellor, New Mexico State University

Advisory Board - Grants/Cibola County Public School Board Members

  • Archambeau, Dr. Guy, President
  • Hunt-Dailey, Emily E., Vice President
  • Robert C. Hayes, Secretary
  • Ortiz, Ronald, Member
  • Jones, Richard, Member

Grants Campus Administration

  • Van Winkle, Ken, Associate Vice Chancellor for External Relations and Economic Development, DMA, University of Oregon
  • Chavez-Toivanen, Marlene, Vice President for Academic Affairs/Associate Campus Director, Ph.D., Educational Leadership, New Mexico State University
  • Clingman, Patrick, Vice President for Student Services, Master's Engineering Management, New Mexico Tech
  • Salcido, Alice, Business Manager III – B.B.A., New Mexico State University

Regular Faculty

  • Bishop, David, Associate Professor, Mathematics, M.S., Western Illinois University
  • Erben, Joan, Professor, Communications, D.A. (Doctor of Arts, English), Idaho State University
  • Gallagher, Neal, Associate Professor/Program Manager, Health Sciences, B.S.N. (Nursing), Western Connecticut State University
  • Garcia, Gabriel, College Instructor, BS Electrical Engineering, NMSU
  • Gilmore, Samuel, College Instructor, Bachelor of Science, University of Arizona
  • Gutierrez, Richard, Professor/Program Manager, Welding/Drafting, B.A. (Industrial Engineering), University of Northern Colorado
  • Humphreys, Elizabeth, Associate Professor, M.A., St. John’s College
  • O’Connor, Kathleen, Associate Professor/Program Manager, M.A., Counseling, Prescott College; M.A., Early Childhood Development, The University of New Mexico
  • Oskey, Eric, College Instructor/Program Manager, Automotive Technology, A.A.S., Automotive Technology, New Mexico State University
  • Prewett, Janet, College Instructor Mathematics, B.A., The University of New Mexico
  • Romero, A. Gene, Associate Professor/Program Manager, Humanities, M.F.A., The University of Iowa
  • Semrau, Anne, Associate Professor, M.S., Environmental Studies, Antioch New England Graduate School
  • Stoneking, Megan, College Instructor/Program Manager, Criminal Justice/Social Sciences, M.C.J., New Mexico State University
  • Webb, Michael, College Instructor, A.A.S. , Computer Technology; Certificate in Game Design, New Mexico State University


  • Barela, Tanya, Fiscal Assistant, Intermediate
  • Bratzel, Kaci, Library Assistant, Assoc., New Mexico State University
  • Chavez, Denise, CC Manager, Small Business Development Center, M.B.A., The University of New Mexico
  • Eldodt, Brandon, Student Program Coordinator, Bachelor of Science, University of Utah
  • Eversole, Mark, PC Support, A.A., Albuquerque Technical Vocational Institute; Diploma, NRI Schools, Computer Programming
  • Franklin, Nathan, Library Specialist Ld., M.S.L.I.S, Pratt Institute, New York City
  • Gonzales, Tracy, Groundskeeper
  • Gutierrez, Nelia (Janie), HR Operations Unit Coord, General Assoc., New Mexico State University
  • Hinojos, Matthew, Systems Analyst Sr., BICT NMSU
  • Kormick, Nicole, Administrative Assistant Sr., Assoc., New Mexico State University
  • Lochrie, Christie, CC Manager, Adult Education, M.F.A., Goddard College
  • Lucero, Charles, Custodial Worker Sr
  • Lucio, Adrianne, Custodial Worker
  • Miles, Cheryl, Student Program Coordinator Sr., Bachelor of Individualized Studies, New Mexico State University
  • Miller, Gail, Fiscal Assistant, Sr – Assoc., New Mexico State University
  • Montano, Stephen, Web Designer, Associate of Applied Science, New Mexico State University
  • Sarracino, Mary Lou, Adult Ed. Administrative Assistant Assoc.
  • Seymour, Chris, Structural Maintenance Tech
  • Soboleff, Steven, VA Student Program Coord., Assoc., New Mexico State University
  • Valdez, Corley, Facilities Manager
  • Waconda, Crystal, Custodial Worker
  • Ware, Samantha, Registration/Admission Specialist, Assoc., International Institute of Americas
  • Wei, Xiaojing, Institutional Researcher, M.S. Applied Statistics, M.S. Accounting, New Mexico State University
  • Whitmore, Lisa, Academic Advisor, Ld., MBA New Mexico State University
  • Yazzie, Philean, Program Specialist Sr., Master of Arts, Western NM University

Emeritus Faculty

  • Dixon, Tom, Professor, Mathematics, Ph.D., New Mexico State University
  • Habiger, Betty, Professor/Program Manager, Business, M.S. (Training & Learning Technologies), University of New Mexico
  • Johnson, Elaine, Professor/Program Manager, Business Office Technology, M.S., University of New Mexico; in memoriam
  • Leach, Michael, Professor, Social Sciences, M.S., University of Southern California, M.A., University of New Mexico
  • Ma, Lucy Belle, Instructor, English, Philosophy, M.R.E., Southwestern Seminary;in memoriam
  • MacKendrick, Sharon, Professor, Mathematics, M.A., University of New Mexico
  • Perrow, Cecelia, Professor, History and Government, Ph.D., Northern Arizona University
  • Perrow, Michael, Associate Professor, Natural Sciences, Mathematics, M.A.T., New Mexico State University
  • Rider, Marvin, Assistant Professor, Secretarial Administration and Accounting, M.A., University of New Mexico; in memoriam
  • Sailer, William E., Professor, Business Administration, Ed.D., New Mexico State University; in memoriam
  • Strange, Patricia, Associate Professor, English, M.A.T., Western New Mexico University