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Board of Trustees Information

Board of Trustees Information


Chairman Daniel J. Romero

Daniel J. Romero has served as an LCC Board Member for (5) years and is a resident of Las Vegas, New Mexico. Mr. Romero received his Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Education from New Mexico Highlands University and served as Director of Vocational Trades for many years at LCC and is now retired. Mr. Romero also taught at a Correctional Facility for twelve (12) years. Mr. Romero has served on the Mora/San Miguel Co-op, the Tri-state Electrical Board/Colorado as well as a volunteer coach for Youth in Las Vegas, New Mexico.

Daniel J. Romero
Board Chairman
Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701
dromero@luna.edu
District 7 Representative
West Las Vegas District



Vice Chairman Kenneth Medina

Kenneth Medina has served as an LCC Board Member for approximately five (5) years and is a resident of Las Vegas, New Mexico. Mr. Medina was employed as the Facilities Manager for the West Las Vegas School District for twenty-nine (29) years and served on the San Miguel County Commission Board for eight (8) years and is currently retired. Mr. Medina has been a musician for many years and has played for numerous benefit dances for those in need.

Kenneth Medina
Board Vice Chairman
Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701
kmedina@luna.edu
District 1 Representative
Las Vegas City Schools District



Secretary Ernie Chavez

Ernie Chavez has served as an LCC Board Member for approximately four (4) years and is a resident of Mora, New Mexico. Mr. Chavez' career consisted of teaching and a bus driver. Mr. Chavez is a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans Purple Heart, American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Ernie Chavez
Board Secretary
Cleveland, New Mexico 87715
echavez@luna.edu
District 3 Representative
Mora District



Trustee Michael Adams

Michael Adams has served as an LCC Board Member for approximately three (3) years and is a resident of Las Vegas, New Mexico. Mr. Adams served as the LCC (STEM), Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Director as well as Director of (IT), Information Technology from 2006 thru 2013 of the LCC. Mr. Adams has served on the Las Vegas San Miguel Chamber of Commerce from 1993 to present, The Governor's Technology Advisory Board from 2009 thru 2012, Big Brothers, Big Sisters of New Mexico from 2011 thru 2013, Governor's Stimulus Advisory Council in 2012, Las Vegas/San Miguel Economic Development Corporation from 2015 to present, the North Central NM Economic Development Corporation from 2017 to present and Leadership New Mexico, Las Vegas/San Miguel, 2017.

Michael Adams
Board Member
Las Vegas, NM 87701
madams@luna.edu
District 2 Representative
West Las Vegas District



Trustee David Gutierrez

David Gutierrez has served as an LCC Board Member for approximately eight (8) years and is a resident of Springer, New Mexico. Mr. Gutierrez recently retired as the Distribution Manager for the Springer Electric Cooperative. Mr. Gutierrez has served as a volunteer firefighter for over thirty-one (31) years and is member of the Economic Development of Springer, volunteers at Springer High School activities and served on the Springer School Board for twelve (12) years. Mr. Gutierrez received his Associate's Degree in Education from Trinidad State University and a Bachelor's Degree in Education from New Mexico State University

David Gutierrez
Board Member
Springer, New Mexico 87747
District 6 Representative
Springer, Wagon Mound, and Maxwell Districts



Trustee Abelino Montoya, Jr.




Abelino Montoya, Jr. has served as an LCC Board Member for approximately fifteen (15) years and is a resident of Las Vegas, New Mexico. Mr. Montoya holds a Masters and Bachelor's degree from New Mexico Highlands University as well as being a licensed New Mexico Professional Mental Health Counselor. A Disabled Army Veteran, Mr. Montoya served seven (7) years, including two (2) tours in Vietnam. Mr. Montoya's work experience has been in Post-Secondary Education, State and County Government and in the private sector. Mr. Montoya served as the Executive Deputy Director of the New Mexico Worker's Compensation Administration and is now retired. Mr. Montoya's civic and professional affiliations have been many to include: Luna Community College Board of Trustees, current Board Member of Quality New Mexico, former president of the Las Vegas Rotary International, Las Vegas/San Miguel Chamber of Commerce and Western Regional Worker's Compensation for Timber Products Manufacturers. Mr. Montoya is also a member of the Paralyzed Veteran' Association and New Mexico Highlands University Alumni Association.

Abelino Montoya Jr.
Board Member
Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701
amontoya@luna.edu
District 5 Representative
Las Vegas City School District



Trustee Severiano Sisneros

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Severiano Sisneros
Board Member
Santa Rosa, New Mexico 88435
District 4 Representative
Santa Rosa District


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