Leadership New Mexico | Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed it's the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead

2015-2016 Core Program Curriculum Committee


Russell Allen
Core Class of 2008 and
Lifetime Member


Vice President of Operations
Allen Theatres, Inc.
Las Cruces

Lynne Andersen
Core Class of 2010


President
NAIOP Commercial Real Estate
Development Association
Albuquerque

Karen Bayless
Core Class of 2010 and
Lifetime Member


Co-Owner
Bayless Drilling Company
Farmington

Economic Development Session Chair

Josh Beug
Core Class of 2015


General Manager
Tularosa Basin Telephone Company
Tularosa

Craig Buchanan
Core Class of 2012


Market President-Las Cruces
U.S. Bank
Las Cruces

Steve Byrd
Core Class of 2007 and
Lifetime Member


President of Employee Benefits
HUB International Insurance Services
Albuquerque

Bill Connor
Core Class of 2010


Manager/Customer Contact
El Paso Electric Company
Las Cruces

Curriculum Committee Chair
Health & Human Services Session Chair

DeAnn Eaton
Core Class of 2014


Chief Executive Officer
Haverland Carter Lifestyle Group
Albuquerque

Renee Ennis
Core Class of 2015


Vice President, Revenue Cycle Management
Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Albuquerque

Terri Fortner
Core Class of 2014


Nurse Practitioner
Farmington

Curriculum Committee Vice-Chair
Government, Crime and Justice and
Leadership Session Co-Chair

Dennis Garcia
Core Class of 2013


Senior Vice President,
Treasury Management New Mexico

U.S. Bank
Albuquerque

Government, Crime and Justice and
Leadership Session Co-Chair

John Gratton
Core Class of 2015


President
New Mexico State University
Carlsbad


Economic Development Session Chair

Randy Grunow
Core Class of 2009


Installation Safety Director
White Sands Missile Range

Lisa Hardison
Core Class of 2012


Manager of Communications
and Public Relations

URENCO USA
Eunice

Education Session Chair

Steve Harris
LGLP Class of 2011,
Core Class of 2013 and
Lifetime Member


County Treasurer
Chaves County
Roswell

Jim Haynes
Core Class of 2007 and
Lifetime Member


Shareholder & Partner
Pulakos CPAs
Albuquerque

Lynn Haynes
Core Class of 2013 and
Lifetime Member


Heart & Vascular Services Line,
Administrator

Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Albuquerque

Education Session Chair

Leo Lovett
Core Class of 2015


Vice President, Business Banking Manager
Wells Fargo Bank
Clovis

Environment & Natural Resources
Session Co-Chair

Ryan Parks


Core Class of 2015
Pre-Construction Service Manager
Jaynes Corporation
Albuquerque

Julie Miller Rugg
Core Class of 2013


Executive Director
New Mexico BioPark Society
Albuquerque

Environment & Natural Resources
Session Co-Chair

Nancy Shepherd


Presidential Advisor and Community Relations
San Juan College
Farmington

Liz Shipley
Core Class of 2009


Government Affairs Manager
Intel Corporation
Rio Rancho

Jenny Vincent
Connect Class of 2012


Program Director
Leadership New Mexico
Albuquerque