Tribal Liaisons

2022 State of New Mexico Tribal Liaisons

African American Affairs
Charles Reado
Deputy Director
310 San Pedro NE, Suite 230
Albuquerque, NM 871082
Tel: (505) 389-6702

Aging & Long-Term Services Department
Rebecca Baca                                                Director, Office of Indian Elder Affairs
2550 Cerrillos Road                                           Santa Fe, NM 87505
Tel: (505) 690-4263

Agriculture Department
Anthony Parra
Deputy Secretary/Director
New Mexico State University
MSC 3189
P.O. Box 30005
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8005
Tel: (575) 646-3702

Children, Youth and Families Department
Donalyn Sarracino
Tribal Liaison
1120 Paseo De Peralta, 5th floor
Santa Fe, NM 87502
Tel: tel: (505) 570-7930

Corrections Department
Tex Joey, Native American Program
Coordinator and Spiritual Advisor
4337 State Road 14
P.O. Box 27116z
Santa Fe, NM 87502
Cell: (505) 670-4538

Cultural Affairs Department
Jeff Pappas, PhD, Preservation Officer and Director
407 Galisteo St, Suite #236
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Tel: (505) 827-6320

Economic Development Department
Max Gruner
Tribal Liaison
1100 S. St Francis Drive
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Tel: (505) 412-5036

Energy, Minerals, and Natural Resources Department
Deputy Secretary Todd Leahy
1220 S. St. Francis Drive
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Tel: (505) 476-3200

Environment Department
Kathryn Becker
Tribal Liaison
P.O Box 5469
Santa Fe, NM 87507-5469
Tel: (505) 827-2054

Department of Finance & Administration
Nicole Macias
Tribal Liaison
407 Galisteo St.
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Tel: (505) 827-3654

Department of Game & Fish
Jack Young
1 Wildlife Way
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Tel: (505) 476-8141

Regulation and Licensing Department
Victoria Kaniatobe
Tribal Liaison
2550 Cerrillos Road, 2nd floor
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Tel: (505) 476-4655

Department of Health
Aiko Allen
Tribal Liaison
1190 St. Francis Drive
Runnel Bldg. Suite S-4200
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Tel: (505) 827-2627

Public Regulation Commission
David V. Martinez
Compliance Officer/Native American Liaison
Consumer Relations Division
1209 Camino Carlos Rey
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Tel: (505) 827-6967

Department of Homeland Security & Emergency Management
Daniel Moya
Tribal Liaison
P.O Box 27111
Santa Fe, NM 87502
Tel: (505) 225-5683

State Personnel Office
Jaime L. Phillips, Ph.D
Tribal Liaison
1209 Camino Carlos Rey, Suite A
Santa Fe, NM 87505-3258
Tel: (505) 469-5516

Department of Information Technology
Gar Clarke
Geospatial Program Manager
715 Alta Vista
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Tel: (505) 827-1663

General Services Department
Christopher Lee
Strategic Planning Officer
1100 S. St. Francis Dr., Room 1004
Santa Fe, NM 87502
Tel: (505) 216-8837

Public Education Department
Rebecca Reyes
300 Don Gaspar
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Tel: (505) 470-7877

Higher Education Department
Nathan Moquino
2044 Galisteo Street
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Tel: (505) 670-8450

Human Services Department
Shelly Begay
1474 Rodeo Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Tel: (505) 470-2731

Taxation and Revenue Department
Rick Lopez
Tribal Liaison
1220 S. St. Francis Drive, Ste. 225
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Tel: 505-827-0788

Department of Military Affairs
Steve Latimer
Tribal Liaison
10 Bataan Boulevard
Santa Fe, NM 87508
Tel: (505) 407-3300 ext.20040
Fax: (505) 474-8231

New Mexico Department of Transportation
Ron D. Shutiva
Tribal Liaison
1122 Cerrillos Road
P.O. Box 1149
Santa Fe, NM 87504
Cell: (505) 670-5465

Department of Public Safety
Robert Alguire
4491 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87504
Tel: (505) 827-9213 or (505) 629-9505

Workman’s Compensation Administration
Trey Flynt
Bureau Chief – Employer Compliance
2410 Centre Ave SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Tel: (505) 841-6851

Office of the State Engineer
Myron Armijo
OSE & Interstate Steam Commission, Tribal Liaison
5550 San Antonio Drive
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Tel: (505) 699-1725

New Mexico Tourism Department
Deborah Abeita Torres
Cultural Heritage Coordinator, Tribal Liaison
491 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Office of the Superintendent of Insurance
Shannon Tilta
Tribal Liaison
1120 Paseo de Peralta
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Tel: (505) 827-4297

Department of Veterans Services
Beverly Charley
Tribal Liaison
4601 Juan College Blvd. Suite 1715B
Farmington, NM 87402
Tel: (575) 241-3322

Department of Workforce Solutions
Chris Zafra
State Veterans Coordinator, Tribal Liaison
401 Broadway NE, Tiwa Bldg.
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Tel: (505) 841-8517

Early Childhood Education and Care Department 
Jovanna Archuleta
Assistant Secretary
PO Drawer 5619
Santa Fe, NM 87502
Tel: tel: (505) 476-7054

2021 Tribal Liaison Report 


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