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CNM Governing Board Members

CNM's Governing Board consists of seven members elected to four-year terms from districts within the overall College district, which includes Bernalillo County plus Corrales and Rio Rancho in Sandoval County.

District 1: Pauline J. Garcia, Secretary

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Pauline Garcia

(505) 352-2991

Term Expires: 2017

Pauline J. Garcia is a retired manager, instructor and customer service specialist with Qwest, PNM, Paychex and Gas Company of New Mexico. She also served on the CNM Governing Board for one term that began in 1997.

Ms. Garcia's community involvement includes: Pastoral Council at St. Joseph on the Rio Grande Catholic Church; tutor for Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce, Albuquerque Reads; volunteer builder for Albuquerque Habitat for Humanity; docent for Albuquerque Museum, Casa San Ysidro; former Albuquerque Public Schools Board member, serving two terms that began in 1986; former CNM Governing Board member.

Committee Appointments

  • Capital Outlay Committee
  • Planning Committee

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District 2: Robert P. Matteucci, Jr.

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Robert P. Matteucci, Jr.

(505) 888-1811

Term Expires: 2019

Robert P. Matteucci, Jr. is a family law attorney. Mr. Matteucci was also the founder and owner of local retail store Shoes on a Shoestring from 1990 to 2003. He was general manager of Paris Shoes, Matteucci Florsheim and Shoe Circus from 1985-90.

Mr. Matteucci's community involvement includes: Law-la-palooza volunteer in 2012, providing free legal advice to low-income individuals in Albuquerque community on family law matters; member International Academy of Collaborative Professionals; member New Mexico Collaborative Practice Group; member American Bar Association; member Albuquerque Bar Association; free representation to low-income individuals in need of representation for family law matters; elected American Bar Association representative by University of New Mexico School of Law student body in 2007; member Albuquerque Public Schools Drop Back In Advisory Committee (1998-2003) as part of effort to reintegrate high-risk students back into school; founder of NAOT/Shoes on a Shoestring event for Healthcare for the Homeless (1999-2006); founder of Suitable for Success/Shoes on a Shoestring Clothing and Shoe Drive to benefit incarcerated females who had been recently released (1996-2003); appointed to City of Albuquerque Downtown Corridor Revenues Committee (1987-90).

Committee Appointments

  • Audit Committee
  • Finance Committee

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District 3: Deborah L. Moore, Chair

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Deborah L. Moore

(505) 896-9697

Term Expires: 2017

Deborah "Debbi" Moore, a second-term Board member, has been the president of the Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce since 2002.

Ms. Moore is also a member of the New Mexico Small Business Development Center Advisory Board, the Sandoval County Juvenile Justice Board and the Albuquerque Regional Economic Alliance.

Committee Appointments

  • Finance Committee, Chair
  • Audit Committee

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District 4: Mark Armijo, Vice Chair

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Mark Armijo

(505) 205-8537

Term Expires: 2019

Mark Armijo is the president of Nuestros Valores Charter School and he is a programmer analyst for the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority.

Mr. Armijo is also the president of the Pauline Armijo Scholarship Fund, which provides support to non-traditional female students seeking a higher education degree in the education field.

Committee Appointments

  • Capital Outlay Committee, Chair
  • Executive Committee

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District 5: Blair L. Kaufman

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Blair L. Kaufman

(505) 256-1444

Blair Kaufman, a career educator, is principal of Matheson Elementary School. He was elected to the Board in 1995. A hot-air balloon pilot, he regularly flies the CNM banner.

Committee Appointments

  • Audit Committee, Chair
  • Capital Outlay Committee

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District 6: Virginia M. Trujillo

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Virginia M. Trujillo

(505) 345-6167

Term Expires: 2019

Virginia M. Trujillo, elected to the CNM Governing Board in February 2015, is a retired educator with an extensive background in education administration and public service. Ms. Trujillo was a teacher at Rio Grande High School and West Mesa High School before spending many years in education administration and serving on local and national boards. While teaching at West Mesa High School, she developed an early childhood program that ran from 1976 until 2010. She served as a member and as President of the New Mexico State Board of Education, directing the development, deployment and outcomes of a $1.5 billion statewide budget from 1982-1994.

Ms. Trujillo also served as deputy director of the Office of Education Accountability in the Department of Finance Administration for the State of New Mexico and she was an Education Policy Advisor to Governor Richardson from 2003-04. Ms. Trujillo was a member of the National Review Panel for Blue Ribbon Schools/Schools of Excellence for the U.S. Department of Education from 1992-2000. She also served on the CNM Governing Board from 1996-2000.

Committee Appointments:

  • To be determined in April.

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District 7: Michael D. DeWitte

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Michael D. DeWitte
(505) 284-5201

Term Expires: 2017

Michael D. DeWitte, a second-term Board member, is the founder and President of ApertureNEXT, LLC, a management and technical consulting firm. Mr. DeWitte is a licensed Professional Engineer. He was formerly a member of senior management at Sandia National Laboratories and retired from there in 2011. He is a member of the Economic Forum and currently serves on the Board of Trustees for Presbyterian Central NM delivery system (hospitals/medical group). He is also on the Board of Directors for New Mexico PBS (KNME) and he is a member of the national PBS Leadership Council.

Committee Appointments

  • Planning Committee, Chair
  • Executive Committee, Chair

District Map