Governance and Personnel

Board of Regents

  • Hicks, Debra, Member
  • Camunez Hutchinson, Jerean, Member
  • Chacon-Retizel, Dina, Chair
  • Devasthali, Ammu, Vice Chair
  • Sanchez, Luke, Secretary/Treasurer, Student Regent

Administration - Las Cruces  

  • Dan Arvizu, Chancellor, New Mexico State University
  • John Floros, President, New Mexico State University

Advisory Board - Grants/Cibola County Public School Board Members

  • Archambeau, Dr. Guy, President
  • Hunt-Dailey, Emily E., Secretary
  • Jones, Richard, Member
  • Ortiz, Ron, Vice-President
  • Sandoval, Dion, Member

Grants Campus Administration

  • Best, Mickey, Campus President - Ph.D., Texas Tech University
  • Sheski, Harry, Vice President for Academics Affairs – Ed.D., University of New Mexico
  • Armstead, Beth, Vice President for Student Services – M.A., University of Colorado
  • Salcido, Alice, Business Manager III – B.B.A., New Mexico State University

Professional Staff

  • Aranda-Knighton, Ambrosia, Lead Academic Advisor, M.A., Educational Administration, New Mexico State University
  • Bear Eagle, Louis, Systems Analyst, Sr., B.I.C.T., New Mexico State University
  • Chavez, Denise, CC Manager, Small Business Development Center-M.B.A. University of New Mexico
  • Gutierrez, Nelia (Janie), HR Operations Unit Coord, General Assoc., New Mexico State University
  • Hocker, Stephen, Writing Center Specialist, M.A. Communications, University of Pennsylvania
  • Johnson, Brian, Title V Program Manager, M.Ed., Western Washington University; M.S., Oregon State University
  • Lyons, Connie, Math Specialist, B.S., New Mexico State University
  • McGaghie, Thomas, CC Manager, Adult Basic Education- M.A., Western University of Michigan
  • Miers, John, Director of Library Services, M.S., Library and Information Studies
  • Ortiz, Geraldine, CC Manager Small Business Development Center IHCC - M.B.A., New Mexico State University
  • Simpson, Melody, Testing Coord., B.H.C.S., New Mexico State University
  • Wei, Xiaojing, Institutional Researcher - M.S. Applied Statistics, M.S. Accounting, New Mexico State University
  • Whitmore, Lisa, Admissions Advisor; B.B.A.; New Mexico State University

Support Staff

  • Archuleta, Sonya, ABE Administrative Assistant - Assoc., New Mexico State University
  • Barela, Tanya, Fiscal Assistant, Intermediate
  • Delgadillo, Elan, Library Specialist, Bachelors in Computer Information Systems, California State University; Associate in Library Technology, Pasadena City College
  • Eriacho, Wendell, Administrative Assistant Title V, General
  • Eversole, Mark, PC Support, A.A., Albuquerque Technical Vocational Institute; Diploma, NRI Schools, Computer Programming
  • Gurule, Gail, Fiscal Assistant, Sr – Assoc., New Mexico State University
  • Kormick, Nicole, Financial Aide Specialist – Assoc., New Mexico State University
  • Ware, Samantha, Registration/Admission Specialist - Assoc., International Institute of Americas

Plant Maintenance Staff

  • Valdez, Corley, Facilities Manager
  • Ratliff, Norm, Structural Maint. Tech
  • Eicher, Dana, Custodial Worker, Sr.; Associate., New Mexico State University
  • Lucio, Adrianne, Custodial Worker
  • Waconda, Crytal, Custodial Worker

Full-Time Faculty

  • Bedasso, Eyrusalem, College Instructor/Program Manager, Chemistry, Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, Northern Illinois University
  • Bishop, David, Associate Professor, Mathematics, M.S., Western Illinois University
  • Chavez-Toivanen, Marlene, Professor/Program Manager, Mathematics, Ph. D., Educational Leadership, New Mexico State University
  • Erben, Joan, Professor/Program Manager, 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
  • Gutierrez, Richard, Professor/Program Manager, Welding/Drafting, B.A. (Industrial Engineering), University of Northern Colorado
  • Henry, Karen, Associate Professor/Program Manager Computer Science, M.S., Aspen University, Denver, CO
  • 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, University of New Mexico
  • Oskey, Erik, College Instructor/Program Manager, Automotive Technology, A.A.S., Automotive Technology, New Mexico State University
  • Romero, A. Gene, Associate Professor, Humanities, M.F.A., The University of Iowa
  • Stoneking, Megan, College Instructor/Program Manager, Criminal Justice/Social Sciences, MCJ, New Mexico State University

Term Faculty

  • Webb, Michael, College Instructor, A.A.S. , Computer Technology; Certificate in Game Design, New Mexico State 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
  • 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

Part-Time Faculty

  • Alexander, Shelby, College Instructor, M.A., Education, Western NM University
  • Butcher, Teresa, College Instructor, M. Ed. Curriculum & Instruction, Concordia University 
  • Caporaletti, Luciana, College Instructor/Program Manager, Biology, M.S. University of North Carolina                      
  • Coats, Melissa, College Instructor, Social Work, MSW, New Mexico Highlands University
  • Collins, Randolph, College Instructor, Philosophy, J.D., Georgetown University
  • DoSoto, Tomasita, College Instructor, Emergency Medical, B.S., University of New Mexico
  • Estevan, Robert, College Instructor, Assoc. of Fine Arts, Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, NM
  • Fletcher, Vonda K., College Instructor, Associate, New Mexico State University
  • Garcia, Gabriel, College Instructor, B.S. in Electrical Engineering, New Mexico State University
  • Garcia, Paul, College Instructor, Automotive Technology, B.S. (Workforce Education & Development), Southern Illinois University, Carbondale; ASE Certified
  • Gnodle, Jermane, College Instructor, B.S. Business/Finance & Administration, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
  • Gregory, Martha, College Instructor,Nursing, B.S.N., New Mexico State University
  • Hocker, Stephen, College Instructor, M.A., Communications, University of Pennsylvania
  • Holmen, Lyle, College Instructor, M.A. American History, American Military University, Charles Town, WV
  • Hutchison, Tamera, College Instructor, M.A., Counseling, Western New Mexico University
  • Keranen, Joel, College Instructor, M.S., Pure Mathematics, Michigan Technological University, M.S., Physics, University of Illinois
  • Kurth, Kathleen, College Instructor, L.P.N., Madison Area Technical College
  • Larrabee, Sascha, College Instructor, M.A., College Studies, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA
  • Leopando, Gabriel, College Instructor, Master of Mathematics Education, Polytechnic University, Philippines
  • Leopando, Imelda,  College Instructor, Master of Industrial Engineering & Management, Polytechnic University, Philippines
  • Liestokow, Jennifer, College Instructor, Master of Arts in Early Childhood, University of Phoenix
  • Little Bear, Bobby, College Instructor, B.A., Art, University Central Florida
  • Lowther, Mark, College Instructor, Mathematics, B.U.S., University of New Mexico
  • MacKendrick, Sharon, Professor, Mathematics, M.A., University of New Mexico
  • Maldonado, Steve, College Instructor, M.B.A. Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Meehen, Teresa, College Instructor, Psychology, Education, Ph. D., University of New Mexico
  • Morrison, Jonathan, College Instructor, B.A., New Mexico State University
  • Ortiz, Geraldine, College Instructor, M.B.A., New Mexico State University
  • Payette, Bruce, College Instructor, Psychology, Ed. D., University of Arizona
  • Prewett, Carol, College Instructor, College Studies, M.A. Western New Mexico University
  • Prewett, Earl, College Instructor/Interim Program Manager, Building Trades, B.S., Northern Montana College
  • Prewett, Janet, College Instructor, Mathematics, B.A., University of New Mexico
  • Quartey, Uchenna, College Instructor, BSN, New Mexico State University, Master of Science in Management, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
  • Sackett, Jamie, College Instructor, A.A., New Mexico State University
  • Sanchez, Leonard, College Instructor, A.A.S. Criminal Justice, Central New Mexico University; ACSM Certified Personal Trainer & Group Fitness Instructor, AFAA Primary Group Fitness Instructor, FITOUR, Yoga, Zumba Certificates
  • Sanchez, Rana, College Instructor,M.A., Curriculum & Development, Grand Canyon University, B.A., Elementary Education, New Mexico State University
  • Secatero, Shawn, College Instructor, Ph.D., Language, Literacy, & Socio-Cultural Studies, The University of New Mexico
  • Shiner, David, College Instructor, Information Technology,B.S., Western Governors University
  • Smoak, Rachanee, College Instructor, M.A., Administration, Barry University, B.S, IT Information Technology, Barry University
  • Stow, Roger, College Instructor, Professional Licensure, Building Trades
  • Tafoya, Ruth, College Instructor, B.S., Information Communication & Technology, New Mexico State University
  • Vaisa, Josephine, College Instructor, Criminal Justice, BCJ, New Mexico State University
  • Vega, Cristina, College Instructor, M.A., University of New Mexico
  • Walsh, Sharon, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of New Mexico
  • Winfrey, Kristin, College Instructor, Education, M.A., University of Montana, University of New Mexico
  • Worthen, Eric, College Instructor, A.A.S., New Mexico State University
  • Wright, Heather, College Instructor, A.A.S., Drafting, New Mexico State University
  • Yazzie, Jennifer, College Instructor, A.A.S., Computer Technology, New Mexico State University
  • Zamora, J’Lane, College Instructor, M.A. Education, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM