PNM: Merger with Avangrid

Virtual Education Program

Date: Wednesday, December 16, 2020

PNM: Merger with Avangrid
Virtual Education Program

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 

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Get to Know Justine Johannes
Lisa Goodman is the Director of Investor Relations & Shareholder Services at PNM Resources. She has over 17 years of experience in various financial roles at PNM, was one of the first 150 professionals in the US to achieve the Investor Relations Charter credential, and was recently recognized for the second year as a top Investor Relations Professional in the utility industry by Institutional Investor. Lisa also serves as the Chair of the PNM Resources Foundation and has been involved with numerous non-profit organizations in New Mexico. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Purdue University. Lisa is a 2017 Connect New Mexico Graduate.

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Learn about the PNM Merger with Avangrid

PNM recently announced a strategic merger of its parent company, PNM Resources, into Avangrid, a leading sustainable energy company in the US that is part of Iberdrola, a global energy leader supplying energy to almost 100 million people in dozens of countries. 
Learn how this combination of two strategically aligned companies was designed to benefit PNM’s customers, communities, employees, and shareholders. 

 

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Cyber Security in the Work Place

Virtual Education Program

Date: Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Information Cyber Security in the Work Place
Virtual Education Program

Wednesday, December 2, 2020
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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Get to Know Mark Fidel
RiskSense co-founder Mark Fidel is responsible for advocating and growing RiskSense’s client portfolio in New Mexico and Arizona where RiskSense is headquartered. Mr. Fidel is also a licensed New Mexico attorney and brings more than 16 years’ experience in law and litigation. Mr. Fidel earned an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from the University of New Mexico and his law degree from the University of Denver – Sturm College of Law.

Join us for Mark Fidels talk on Cyber Security in the workplace. 

Now more than ever, cyber security is vital to businesses as well as on our home/personal devices. This year we have seen a rise in cyber crime.
With this virtual program, we hope to answer the question of how do these scams happen and what can we do about them?

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Sandia National Labs Virtual Tour

Virtual Education Tour

Date: Friday, December 4, 2020

Sandia National Labs
Virtual Education Tour

Friday, December 4, 2020
9:00 am – 11:00 am

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Tour Details

Get to Know Justine Johannes
Justine Johannes is the Director of the Material, Physical, and Chemical Sciences Center. In this capacity she directs the Center in providing materials expertise and innovation to enable success in national security missions. Justine is responsible for leading Sandia’s Materials Research Foundation, ensuring that the R&D performed sustains and grows the expertise for the Laboratory. Mrs. Johannes started her career at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque in 1994 after completing her Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. 

 

Journey with us through Sandia National Labs.

Join us on the virtual tour to learn about Sandia’s critical national security mission, view the world-class science facilities, hear from their exceptional workforce, and approach to developing talent. Learn about the impact Sandia has on the local economy and the innovation engine it provides to the state of New Mexico.

 

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COVID-19 in a New Mexico Lab: A Conversation with Experts

Virtual Education Program

Date: Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Wednesday, September 2, 2020
12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Education Program with Zoom

 

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(Registration will be available for all other alumni on

Wednesday, August 19th.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karissa Culbreath, PhD

Dr. Karissa Culbreath is a clinical microbiologist at the University of New Mexico and the Director of Infectious Diseases at TriCore Reference Laboratories. Karissa holds a PhD in Microbiology and Immunology. She serves the community in various capacities and has been recognized for her roles in leadership and community development. Karissa is a sought after speaker and author of her first children’s book, Daddy’s Little Girl which has been nominated for an NAACP Image Award. Karissa has a passion to empower individuals to achieve spiritual, emotional and personal balance and seeks to provide people of all ages with the tools to achieve this challenging task. By far, her greatest achievement is in her personal life — she is blessed to share her life with her husband, daughter, and son.

 

David G. Grenache, PhD

Dr. Grenache is the chief scientific officer for TriCore Reference Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In that role, he leads the TriCore Research Institute and works cooperatively to develop and implement TRICOR’s scientific research strategy. He is also the medical director of the chemistry, immunology, and esoteric analytic chemistry labs, a clinical professor of pathology at the University of New Mexico, and president of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry. Dr. Grenache earned his PhD in biomedical sciences from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts, and completed postdoctoral training in clinical chemistry at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.

 

Registration

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Thank you to our sponsors:

 

 

The past few months have been difficult for everyone but continued support from our donors allows us to bring educational programs to leaders across the state.

 

Zoom Education Program Sponsorship 

Current Issues in Higher Education

Virtual Education Program

Date: Thursday, August 20, 2020

Current Issues in Higher Education
Dr. John D. Floros

Thursday, August 20, 2020
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Meeting with Zoom

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Speaker – Dr. John D. Floros, President of New Mexico State University

Renowned food scientist and academic leader John Floros became President of New Mexico State University on July 1, 2018. Prior to his current role, he was dean of the College of Agriculture and Director of K-State Research and Extension at Kansas State University. Dr. Floros served as professor and head of the department of food science at Pennsylvania State University (2000-2012), as professor at Purdue University (1988-2000), and worked as an international industry consultant for more than 35 years. He earned his PhD in food science and technology from the University of Georgia.
Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recognized him for his “Distinguished service to the people of U.S.A.” as a member of the Science Board to the FDA.

Registration

Event is limited to 100 attendees. Registration is first-come, first-served. This event WILL fill up – don’t delay!

 

The past few months have been difficult for everyone but continued support from our donors allows us to bring educational programs to leaders across the state.

 

 

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Connect Program Class of 2020

NEW MEXICO

Date: September 2019 - January 2020

Session 1 – Los Alamos, September 25-28, 2019

The Connect Class of 2020 began with their first session on September 25-28 in Los Alamos. The program began with lunch and tour of the Valles Caldera, followed by a welcome dinner hosted by Roger Waterman & Emily McGay, Core Class of 2006 and 2009, respectively. On Thursday at Pajarito Mountain Ski Lodge, the class participated in introductions and a personal leadership skill building workshop with Phil Bryson, On the Edge Productions. The day concluded with dinner at the Bandelier National Monument. On Friday, the class heard presentations on a variety of subjects from respected experts in their field, followed by dinner at Bradbury Science Museum. The session concluded on Saturday with more presentations at the Pajarito Mountain Cliffs County facility.

Thank you to the following Sponsors of the Los Alamos Session: TechSource, Inc., Los Alamos National Laboratory, Bandelier National Monument, Crystal Springs Bottled Water, Janet Blair Consulting, Lexus of Albuquerque / Lexus of Santa Fe, Los Alamos County, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Phil Bryson – On the Edge, Ltd., and the University of New Mexico – Los Alamos.

 

Session 2 – Las Cruces, November 13-16, 2019

The Connect Class of 2020 met for the second time in November in Las Cruces. The program began with a Golf Clinic at the NMSU driving range and was followed by dinner at La Posta de Mesilla Restaurant. On Thursday, the class participated in a tour and Command Brief of White Sands Missile Range with presentations on a variety of topics from respected experts in their fields. The day concluded with dinner at Allen Theatres’ Launchpad Cafe. On Friday, the class heard more from industry experts on critical issues facing New Mexico, and New Mexico State College of Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences. The day closed with dinner at the Bobby Lee Lawrence Academy of Wine – Gerald Thomas Hall. On Friday, the final day of the session, the class met at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine to continue learning from speakers.

Thank you to the following sponsors of the Las Cruces Session: Allen Theaters, Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine, Crystal Springs Bottled Water, La Posta de Mesilla Restaurant, Lexus of Albuquerque/Lexus of Santa Fe, New Mexico State University, Spence Asset Management, and STS of New Mexico.

Session 3 – Roswell, January 14-17, 2020

The final program session of 2020 was held in Roswell. The program began with a tour of Dean Baldwin painting and was followed by dinner at Pioneer Bank. On Wednesday, the class gathered at Eastern New Mexico University – Roswell to hear from speakers on topics relating to municipal, county, and state level issues and structures. Dinner that evening was held at the home of Bill & Sandra Davis. Thursday’s educational component was held at Roswell Museum and Art Center and featured speakers on the topic of education, including K-12 and higher ed. The class then toured MISTIC Inc. Matrix International Security Training Intelligence Center and Three Amigos Dairy.  The group finished the day with dinner at at the Historical Society of Southeast New Mexico. Friday’s activities included team building exercises at the New Mexico Military Institute led by Phil Bryson. The group then toured and had dinner at the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art with their graduation ceremony following!

Thank you to the Sponsors of the Roswell session: New Mexico MEP, Pioneer Bank, Ragsdale Law Firm, Roswell Chaves County EDC, and Xcel Energy. As well as the In-Kind Sponsors: Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, Crystal Springs Bottled Water, Bill and Sandra Davis, Dean Baldwin Painting, Eastern New Mexico University – Roswell, New Mexico Military Institute, Pioneer Bank, and Three Amigos Dairy.