ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Leadership New Mexico has announce that 34 participants have graduated from its Core Program.
Participants in the Core Program take part in six two-day educational programs around the state. The programs cover issues and opportunities facing New Mexico in a variety of fields.
Leadership New Mexico is a nonprofit organization founded in 1995 to identify current and emerging leaders in the state. Program graduates are encouraged to assume leadership roles on community and statewide issues, and develop networks for effective leadership.
The 2016-2017 graduates are: Glen Adams, chief of staff, White Sands Missile Range, White Sands Missile Range; Ken Adkins, chief of staff, communications and public affairs, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos; Silvia Alvarez, executive vice president, First National Rio Grande, Albuquerque; Bobby Arnett, office manager, Arnett Medical, Roswell; Jeannie Baca, vice president of student services, New Mexico State University, Carlsbad; Jorge Brasil, chief of food and beverage operations, Laguna Development Corp., Albuquerque; Laura Ann Crawford, Northwest Region director, Presbyterian Medical Services, Farmington; Jennifer Deal, controller, Jaynes Corp., Albuquerque; Tom Domme, vice president, New Mexico Gas Co., Albuquerque; Kevin Donovan, business manager, Nuclear Waste Partnership LLC, Carlsbad; Brian Freeman, senior facilities manager, Intel Corp., Rio Rancho; Sharon Friedes, advertising director, Albuquerque Journal, Albuquerque; Benjamin Gardner, vice president/principal, Dekker/Perich/Sabatini, Albuquerque; Carolyn Green, vice president, Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Albuquerque; Kirk Irby, pharmacist/partner, Lowell’s Pharmacy, Artesia; Carole Jaramillo, director of finance services, city of Rio Rancho, Rio Rancho;…