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 2019 Board Members

  • Danita Boettner, President, Santa Fe Solid Waste Management Agency, Board Term: 2019-2020
  • Ralph Wrons, Vice President, Retired from Sandia National Laboratory, Board Term: 2018-2019
  • Tarkeysha Burton, Treasurer, South Central SWA, Board Term: 2018-2019
  • Jacob Kruse, Secretary, New Mexico Dept of Agriculture, Board Term: 2018-2019
  • Patrick Peck, Past President, South Central SWA, Board Term: 2018-2019
  • Dan Darnell, Waste Management, Board Term: 2019-2020
  • Walter Dods, Soilutions, NM Organics Recycling Organization Representative (Ex-Officio)
  • Charles Fiedler, Gordon Environmental-PSC, Board Term: 2019-2020
  • Dr. Robert Flynn, NMSU, rflynn@nmsu.edu, Board Term: 2019-2020
  • Martha Lara, Town Recycling, Board Term: 2018-2019
  • Vicki Lusk, Dona Ana County,  Board Term: 2018-2019
  • Saba Ijadi, New Mexico Clean and Beautiful, NMC&B Ex Officio Seat
  • Anna Riggs-Eader, Estancia Valley SWA, Board Term: 2018-2019
  • John Shaski, Knowaste, Board Term: 2018-2019
  • Dana Vackar-Strang, New Mexico State Land Office, Board Term: 2018-2019
  • Lorenzo Velasquez, Lea County, Board Term: 2018-2019
  • Diane Wikler, City of Albuquerque, Board Term: 2018-2019

NMRC Staff