Board of Directors and Staff

NMRC's volunteer board of directors consists of up to 15 general seats and 4 ex-officio seats of professionals dedicated to leading New Mexico to value waste as a resource.   To see board member's contact information, please click HERE.

NMRC 2018 Board Members

Welcome to the 12 elected NMRC Board Members for the 2018-2019 board term:

  • Anna Riggs-Eader, Estancia Valley Solid Waste Authority
  • Dana Vackar-Strang, New Mexico State Land Office
  • Vicki Lusk, Dona Ana County
  • John Shaski, Knowaste LLC
  • Keysha Burton, South Central Solid Waste Authority
  • Lorenzo Velasquez, Lea County
  • Martha Lara, Town Recycling
  • Patrick Peck, South Central Solid Waste Authority
  • Ralph Wrons, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Jacob Kruse, NM Department of Agriculture
  • Diane Wikler, City of Albuquerque
  • Sarah Schnell, Gordon Environmental - PSC

These twelve will be joining the existing 5 NMRC Board seats not up for election in 2017 and ex-officio board seat members:

  • Dan Darnell, Waste Management
  • Danita Boettner, Santa Fe Solid Waste Management Agency
  • Robert Flynn, NMSU
  • Walter Dods, NMORO Ex-Officio
  • Katherine Sharp, NMC&B Ex-Officio
  • Vacant, NM Environment Department: Solid Waste Bureau Ex-Officio
  • Past President (Patrick Peck), Ex-Officio seat

We send our heartiest thank you’s to the 2017 departing board members who are either stepping down from their board seats or completing their board seat term:

  • Terry Timme, Town of Silver City
  • Geoff Bennett, Sennheiser
  • Cindy Padilla, Private Citizen
  • Donna Domenici, City of Albuquerque
  • David Reynolds, PNM

NMRC Staff