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NMDDC Council

Membership

Revised 7/23/19

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The Council's general email address is newmexicoddplanningcouncil@gmail.com

Self-Advocates/Family Members

John B. Arango, Chair

Algodones, NM

(505) 379-4133

Email: jarango@nmia.com 

Position: Family Member

Appointed: 7/18/19

Appointment expires: 7/18/22 

 

Katie Stone, Vice Chair

Albuquerque, NM

(505) 280-9312

Appointed 7/17/19

Appointment expires: 7/17/22

Position: Family Member

 

Valentin Anaya, Secretary/Treasurer

Socorro, NM

(575) 404-9162

Appointed: 7/17/19

Appointment expires: 7/17/22

Position: Family Member

 

Laurel Deans

Albuquerque, NM

(505) 670-5568 

Appointed: 7/17/19

Appointment expires: 7/17/22

Position: Self Advocate 

 

Joseph Melvyn Jaramillo

Alcalde, NM

(505) 927-9338

Appointed 7/17/19

Appointment expires 7/17/22

Position: Family Member

 

Selma Ramos Nevarez

Mesilla Park, NM

(575) 644-4136

Appointed: 7/17/19

Appointment Expires: 7/17/22

Position: Family Member

 

Chinda Lucoski

Alamogordo, NM

(575) 491-3188

Appointed: 7/17/19

Appointment Expires: 7/17/22

Position: Family Member

 

Elisheva Levin

Quemado, NM

(505) 450-4236

Appointed: 07/26/18

Appointment expires: 12/31/20

Position: Self-Advocate/Family Member

 

Tarra M. Main

Rio Rancho, NM

(815) 260-2951

Appointed: 7/17/19

Appointment Expires: 7/17/22

Position: Family Member

 

Jennifer Denise Sanchez

Albuquerque, NM

(505)-573-3053

Appointed: 7/17/19

Appointment Expires: 7/17/22

Position: Family Member

 

Emma M. Farris

Albuquerque, NM

(915) 490-3247

Appointed: 7/17/19

Appointment Expires: 7/17/22

Position: Self Advocate

 

Crystal Garcia

Lovington, NM

(575) 652-1408

Appointed: 5/27/21

Appointment Expires: 5/27/24

Position: Self Advocate

 

Lystra John

Gallup, NM

(505) 593-2396

Appointed: 5/27/21

Appointment Expires: 5/27/24

Position: Self Advocate

 

Amelia Dickey

Los Ranchos, NM

(505) 379-9353

Appointed: 6/3/21

Appointment Expires: 6/3/24

Position: Self Advocate

 

Deanna June Cole

Clovis, NM

(575) 749-4141

Appointed: 8/13/21

Appointment Expires: 8/13/24

Position: Self Advocate

 

Richard Segura

Santa Teresa, NM

(915) 245-4298

Appointed: 8/13/21

Appointment Expires: 8/13/24

Position: Self Advocate

 

Representation of State Agencies and Other Organizations

Carissa Tashiro, Proxy

Joan Curtiss, Alternate

Disability Rights New Mexico (statutory member)

Albuquerque, NM

(505) 256-3100

Appointment Expires: N/A

Position: Protection & Advocacy - DD Network Partner

 

Marcia Moriarta, PsyD, Executive Director

Pat Osbourn, (Designee)

University of New Mexico Center for Development & Disability

(statutory member)

Albuquerque, NM

(505) 272-3000

Appointment Expires: N/A

Position: UCEDD - DD Network Partner

 

Michal Hayes Director of Policy and Planning, 

Aging/Long Term Services Division

Santa Fe, NM

(505) 946-8772

Appointment Expires: NA

Position: State Agency

 

Eli Fresquez,

CYFD

Santa Fe, NM

(505) 629-9656

Appointment Expires: N/A

Position: State Agency

 

Melanie Buenviaje, Bureau Chief of Medicaid,

NM Human Services Dept.

Santa Fe, NM

(505) 490-2460

Appointment expires: NA

Position: State Agency

 

Jason Cornwell, Director,

DOH/DDSD

Santa Fe, NM

(505) 660-3453

Appointment Expires: N/A

Position: State Agency

 

Dan Drury, Director,

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Albuquerque, NM

(505) 670-7241

Appointment Expires: N/A

Position: PED Director Designee - Vocational Rehabilitation Division

 

Deborah Dominguez-Clark, Director of Special Education

Santa Fe, NM

Appointment expires: N/A

Position: New Mexico Special Education Bureau

 

Matthew L. Molina

LifeROOTS Inc.

Albuquerque, NM

(505) 363-8540

Appointment expires: N/A

Position: Service Provider

 

Lanthia Louise Miles

Albuquerque, NM

(505) 712-4505

Appointment expires: N/A

Position: Representative of Non-Governmental Agency

 

Joel A. Davis

Rio Rancho, NM

(505) 301-3394

Appointment expires: N/A

Position: Non-profit Group