Board of Directors

Help Us Grow New Mexico

Kristen Gamboa

Chair-Senior Economic Developer for the Village of Los Lunas

Michael Olguin, Jr

Vice Chair, Michael Olguin Insurance Associates, LLC

Wendi Otero

Treasurer-Socorro Bookkeeping and Tax Services

Gail Rogers-Tripp

Secretary-Socorro County Emergency Services Administrator

Kim Skinner

Owner of C&K Auto, Mayor Pro Tem of the City of Elephant Butte

Nick Keller

Deacon/Campus Minister NMT, Vice Chair Socorro Chamber of Commerce

William Stone PhD

New Mexico Tech Professor and Department Chair, Mathematics

Stephen Buckley

Retired Army, 82d Abn Div & U.S. Army Finance Command

Bruce Swingle

PreReal Investments

Haoying Wang PhD

Associate Professor of Management at New Mexico Tech

Kathy Elverum

Case Manager at Olive Tree, Sierra County Hospital Board Member


Ex-Officio Directors

Deborah Dean

Socorro City Council, Owner of Bodega Burger Co.

Dennis Franklin

Sierra Electric Coop Board Member

Mark Lautman

Community Economic Lab


Socorro Electric Coop

Louise Marquez

NMEDD Region 5 Representative

Julia Brown

NMEDD Region 5 Representative

 Kirstin Keller

MRGEDA Executive Director