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.

Nominations are currently open for board members for the 2020-2021 board seats.  Please click HERE to see the 2019 NMRC Board Member Job Description.

Nominations are open until September 7, 2019 and election from September 9th through September 23rd.

To learn more and submit a nomination for yourself or for someone else, 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