Governance and Personnel

Board of Regents

  • Hicks, Debra, Chair
  • Cheney, Mike, Vice Chair
  • Lopez Askin, Amanda, Student Regent
  • Mitchell, Kari, Member
  • Camunez Huthinson, Jerean, Secretary/Treasurer

Administration - Las Cruces  

  • Dr. Garrey Carruthers, Chancelor/President, New Mexico State University
  • Dr. Dan Howard, Executive Vice-President and Provost, New Mexico State University

Advisory Board - Grants/Cibola County Public School Board Members

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

Grants Campus Administration

  • Best, Mickey, President - Ph.D., Texas Tech University
  • Sheski, Dr. Harry, Vice President for Academics – 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
  • Chavez-Toivanen, Marlene, Special Assistant to the President; M.A. (Curriculum & Instruction), New Mexico State University

Professional Staff

  • Aranda, Ambrosia, Lead Academic Advisor, M.A., Educational Administration, New Mexico State University
  • Archibeque, David, Systems Analyst, B.S., New Mexico State University
  • Carlson, Rosemary, Institutional Researcher - M.S., New Mexico State University
  • Chavez, Denise, CC Manager, Small Business Development Center-M.B.A. University of New Mexico
  • Etcitty, Jordan, Teacher, BA Economics, University of New Mexico
  • Gutierrez, Nelia (Janie), HR Operations Unit Coord, General Assoc., New Mexico State University
  • Johnson, Brian, Title V Program Manager, M.Ed., Western Washington University; M.S., Oregon State University
  • Johnson, Rebecca, Writing Center Specialist, Ph.D., Media, Art and Text, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Lalio, Filmer, NASNTI Grant Specialist, M.Ed. –Educational Leadership, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
  • 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, Small Business Development Center Advisor- M.B.A., New Mexico State University
  • Pino, Michael, Teacher, A.A., Teacher Education & Pre-Health Science, Central New Mexico Community College
  • Sandoval, Vanessa, Student Program Coordinator, B.A., Psychology
  • Simpson, Melody, Testing Coord., B.H.C.S., New Mexico State University

Support Staff

  • Anzures-Gonzales, Sylvia, Administrative Assistant
  • Barela, Tanya, Administrative Assistant Title V
  • Bear Eagle, Louis, PC Support, Bachelors Information Communication Technology, New Mexico State University
  • Eversole, Mark, PC Support, Certificate, Albuquerque Technical Vocational Institute
  • Garcia, Debbie, Registration/Admission Specialist – Assoc., New Mexico State University
  • Gurule, Gail, Fiscal Assistant, Sr – Assoc., New Mexico State University
  • Jose, Juanita, Fiscal Assistant, Assoc. – Assoc., New Mexico State University
  • Kormick, Nicole, Financial Aide Specialist – Assoc., New Mexico State University
  • Leslie, Margaret, Library Specialist; Certificate, Michigan State University
  • Seymour, Adonica, Administrative Assistant NASNTI
  • Whitmore, Lisa, Registration/Admission Specialist; B.B.A.; New Mexico State University

Plant Maintenance Staff

  • Valdez, Corley, Asst. Mgr. Facilities Srvc.
  • Cabanban, Jonathan, Custodial Worker
  • Miller, William, Custodial Worker

Full-Time Faculty

  • Bishop, David, Associate Professor, Mathematics, M.S., Western Illinois University
  • Chavez-Toivanen, Marlene, Professor/Program Manager, Mathematics, M.A. (Curriculum & Instruction), 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
  • Romero, A. Gene, Associate Professor, Humanities, M.F.A., The University of Iowa
  • Stoneking, Megan, College Instructor/Program Manager, Criminal Justice, MCJ, New Mexico State University

Term Faculty

  • Jones, Michael, College Instructor, Automotive
  • Smith, Zachary, College Instructor, Computer Science, B.I.C.T, 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
  • 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

  • Ahmad, Ali, College Instructor, Mathematics, Ph.D., New Mexico State University
  • Allen-Webb, Mary, College Instructor, B.S., Northern Arizona University
  • Alexander, Shelby, College Instructor, M.A., Education, Western NM University
  • Black, Matthew, College Instructor, M.A., Hispanic Southwest Studies, The University of New Mexico
  • Brown, Juana, College Instructor, College Studies, M.A., Western New Mexico University
  • Burds, Catherine (Britnie), College Instructor, M.A., Communication, Eastern New Mexico University
  • Burke, Gail, College Instructor, English, M.A., Ohio State University
  • Cammack, Emily, College Instructor, Humanities, M.A., University of Arizona                             
  • Chavez, Orieta, College Instructor, Spanish, M.A., New Mexico State University
  • Church, John, College Instructor, AAS, New Mexico State University
  • Coats, Melissa, College Instructor, Social Work, MSW, New Mexico Highlands University
  • Collins, Randolph, College Instructor, Philosophy, J.D., Georgetown University
  • Crowther, Novella, College Instructor, A.S., Medical Office Management, Devry
  • DeSoto, Tomasita, College Instructor, Emergency Medical, B.S., University of New Mexico
  • Dixon, Constance, College Instructor, Health Science B.S., Southeastern Louisiana University
  • 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
  • Gallegos, Gabriel, College Instructor, Computer Technology, M.A., University of New Mexico
  • 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
  • Hammon-Garcia, Dia, College Instructor, Associate, New Mexico State University
  • Hogue, Nenderle, College Instructor, Associates, New Mexico State University
  • Holmen, Lyle, College Instructor, M.A. American History, American Military University, Charles Town, WV
  • Hollar, Kristina, College Instructor, Criminal Justice, J.D., University of New Mexico
  • Hutchison, Tamera, College Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska-Kearney
  • Johnson, Brian, College Instructor, M.S., College Studies, Oregon State University; M.Ed., Western Washington University
  • Kaimal, Sindhu, College Instructor, M.S., Environmental Sciences, Arkansas  State University
  • Keene, Milford, College Instructor, B.S. Drafting Technology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
  • 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, Master of Mathematics Education, Polytechnic University, Philippines
  • Leopando, Imelda, Master of Industrial Engineering & Management, Polytechnic University, Philippines
  • Lowther, Mark, College Instructor, Mathematics, B.U.S., University of New Mexico
  • Lucero, Gloria, College Instructor, Criminal Justice, JD, University of New Mexico
  • Lyons, Connie, College Instructor, Program Manager; Mathematics, BA, New Mexico State University
  • MacKendrick, Sharon, Professor, Mathematics, M.A., University of New Mexico
  • Maldonado, Steve, College Instructor, M.B.A. Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Martinez, Heather, College Instructor, M. Ed., University of Phoenix
  • McDowell, Bruce, College Instructor, Electronics & Electrical Trades, B.S., University of Redlands
  • Meehen, Teresa, College Instructor, Psychology, Education, Ph. D., University of New Mexico
  • Miller, Gary, College Instructor, M.E. Northeastern Oklahoma University
  • Morrison, Jonathan, College Instructor, B.A., New Mexico State University
  • Ortiz, Geraldine, College Instructor, M.B.A., New Mexico State University
  • Otero, Daniel, College Instructor, B.A. Western New Mexico 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
  • Pounds, Thomas, College Instructor, M.A. Ed., University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
  • Riley, Melissa, College Instructor, Education, Ph.D., New Mexico State University
  • Sackett, Jamie, College Instructor, Southern Adventist University
  • Savacheck, Mary, College Instructor, Communication, B.A., University of Northern Colorado-Greeley
  • 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
  • Staples, G. Brian, College Instructor, Doctor of Education, California Coast University, Santa Ana, CA
  • Stokowski, Rachel, College Instructor, JD, University of Denver College of Law, Denver, CO
  • Stow, Roger, College Instructor, Professional Licensure, Building Trades
  • Tafoya, Ruth, College Instructor, B.S., Information Communication & Technology, New Mexico State University
  • Toya, Roshanna, College Instructor, Criminal Justice, BCJ/MSW., New Mexico State University
  • Vega, Cristina, College Instructor, M.A., University of New Mexico
  • Vigil, Antonio, College Instructor, B.A., New Mexico Highlands University
  • Vigil, Marty, College Instructor,  Criminal Justice, B.C.J., New Mexico State University
  • 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, Michele, College Instructor, B.B.A., Business Administration, New Mexico State University
  • Zamora, J’Lane, College Instructor, M.A. Education, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM