Fall Leadership Update


Date: 10/26/2018

Stay informed on issues concerning our state with our annual educational program, the Fall Leadership Update. Previously known as “Winter Issues Update,” this event features top speakers and experts presenting on key issues facing New Mexico. Click to learn more!

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Fall Leadership Update

Friday, October 26, 2018
Santa Ana Star Casino Hotel

Agenda Overview

8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Networking Reception

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>>Download Registration Form Here<<

Topics & Speakers

The Future of Our State*

Congressman Steve Pearce
U.S. Representative – District 2
Republican Candidate for Governor
Core Class of 2002

Moderated by
Karen Moses
Albuquerque Journal
Core Class of 2000

Challenges Facing New Mexico’s Education System

Stan Rounds
Executive Director
New Mexico Coalition of Educational Leaders

State Tax Reform
The Past, Present, and Future of New Mexico’s Tax System

Representative Jason C. Harper
State Representative – District 57
House Taxation & Revenue Committee Member

Tim Van Valen

Senior Counsel
Askew Mazel Law Firm
Core Class of 2008 & Lifetime Member

Moderated by
Steve Vierck

President & Chief Executive Officer
Economic Development Corporation of Lea County
Core Class of 2018

Cyber Security Awareness
Why Should New Mexicans be Concerned?

Mark J. Fidel
Co-Founder & Head of Corporate Development

Moderated by
James Brown
Chief Information Officer
Presbyterian Medical Services
Core Class of 2018

An Update on Issues in Healthcare

Dr. Mike Richards, MD, MPA
Core Class of 2015
Vice Chancellor Clinical Affairs
UNM Health System

*NOTE: Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham, Core Class of 2004, U.S. Representative – District 1, Democratic Candidate for Governor was invited but declined to participate in Leadership New Mexico’s Fall Leadership Update because her travel schedule has her in another part of the state.

>>View Full Agenda Here<<
>>Download Registration Form Here<<


Download registration form here. Registration includes refreshments, program, lunch, and an afternoon networking reception.

$125 – Early Bird Member Rate (for dues-paying Alumni, Lifetime Members, and their guest)
No longer available.

$150 – Standard Rate (for guests and non-members)

Early Bird rates are available to members until Monday, October 8 (Extended from September 26). After this date, the standard rate applies to all registrants. Cancellations must be made by October 12 to receive a refund. A 3% processing fee has been added to all online PayPal payments. Please send us a completed registration form, even if you wish to pay online. 

Fax: 505-247-7455
Email: leader@leadershipnm.org
Mail: Leadership New Mexico, P.O. Box 35696, Albuquerque, NM 87176-5696

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsor the Fall Leadership Update! Please use the registration form to provide guests’ names.

$1,000 – Table Sponsorship benefits include:
– Priority seating and registration benefits for eight guests.
– Logo on all marketing materials including E-News, Leadership Link newsletter, webpage, and program agenda.
– Company sponsor listing in Leadership New Mexico’s Annual Report.

Please send us a completed registration form, even if you wish to pay online.
Fax: 505-247-7455
Email: leader@leadershipnm.org
Mail: Leadership New Mexico, P.O. Box 35696, Albuquerque, NM 87176-5696


Stay at the Santa Ana Star Casino Hotel! A discounted rate of $129 plus tax is available. Rate is good for October 25-26, 2018.

To reserve, call 1-866-466-2378 and specify Leadership New Mexico. Availability is limited. Must reserve by October 11, 2018!

Thank You to our Sponsors

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Sponsors as of October 22, 2018