Board of Directors and Staff

NMRC Board 2016

NMRC Board and Staff at 2015 Retreat: From left, Joan Snider (outgoing board member), Mark Castelo, Anna Riggs-Eader, Terry Timme, Neal Denton, Cindy Padilla, Marlene Feuer, Walter Dods, Sarah Pierpont, Charles Fiedler, Geoff Bennett, Gino Romero, Sarah Schnell, Patrick Peck, Andrea Lawrence, Tarkeysha Burton, Mike Smith (outgoing board member), Bobby Sisneros, Danita Boettner, Jessi Just, Rob Taylor and Lorenzo Velasquez.


The results of the 2018 Board Elections are In!  NMRC is happy to welcome the following 17 new and returning board members!

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
  • Gino Romero, North Central Solid Waste Authority
  • 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
  • Richard Marburger, USAg Recycling
  • Rob Taylor, Friedman Recycling
  • 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
  • Victoria Romejko, NMC&B Ex-Officio
  • Vacant, NM Environment Department: Solid Waste Bureau Ex-Officio

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