Volunteer Board Member for New Mexico Rural Water Association for ten years, I have served in various capacities to include Board President for four years and am Currently the Associations Secretary Treasure on the executive committee.
Volunteer Political Action Committee Chairman. Committee lobbies in the interest of and non profit association as well as the interests of rural water systems in New Mexico
Served on the Western Mora County Source Water Protection Council in the development of the counties first source water protection plan. 1999-2003.
Served on the Adelante RC&D board of directors from 2004-2006.
Volunteer Fire Fighter and chief for the LMC Fire Department from 2004-2010. Currently an engine fire captain in the department.
Served as the chairman of the Mora County Fire Chiefs Association from 2002-2004.
Volunteer Emergency Medical Technician for community ambulance service from 2000-2003.
Proficient in Multiple software programs to include Word, Excel, Power point and Quick books accounting software. Also have a working knowledge of the Inhance Billing software and the Neptune Radio read software.
Posses intermediate skills in multiple heave equipment operations to include dump trucks, combination tractor trailers, front end loaders, back hole operation, skid steer loaders and various jet rodding and sewer cleaning equipment.
Ambitious Operations Manager with more than twenty three years of operation and management experience in the Water and Waste Water Utility industry. Applies strong analytical and critical thinking skills to solve complex operational problems.
Grew revenue by $60,000.00 in the first year by spearheading the development of meter reading and billing software.
Cut water usage by 60% from 5MGD to 2MGD by implementing a leak repair plan on the distribution and on costumer service lines.
Acquired 1.2 million dollars in grant funding from the New Mexico Water Trust Board and facilitated the physical and managerial merger of three separate water systems in the area.
Made Application to USDA Rural Development and received and combination 75% grant 25% loan totaling 2.2million dollars for Waste Water Treatment and Collection System Improvements
Responsible for the entire operation of the utility. Functions include, Budgets, Audits, System repair and maintaince, sampling and compliance reporting, funding applications, funding and lobbying requests, policy development.
Monitored project schedules for multiple projects at a time.
Responsible for the project facilitation involving engineers, contractors and the oversight agencies for both the water improvement project and the waste water improvement project.
As a level IV operator the responsibilities included the oversight of a 2 MGD activated sludge treatment facility, solids disposal program and the municipal collection system. Staff oversight included seven operator, maintaince and collection system workers as well as one lab technician.
Duties also included all compliance reporting to oversight agencies as well as standard operations procedure development and updates.
Responsible for all lab functions, reporting and quality control. Also acquired a NM level III waste water operator certification.
Currently posses a New Mexico level IV Waste Water Operator Certification.
Currently posses a New Mexico Level II Water Operator Certification
Currently posses a valid New Mexico Class A divers license with a tanker and hazmat endorsement.
Enjoy fly fishing for multiple species of fish as well as big game hunting.
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