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Michael Sandoval will be cabinet secretary for the New Mexico Department of Transportation. He has spent more than 20 years at the NMDOT, most recently serving as executive manager of modal divisions, a role in which he oversees 300 contracts and 12 ports of entry and major programs such as the Railrunner, commercial vehicle permitting and traffic safety.
I’ve known Bill Lesko for more than two decades. But not really, I discovered. Last week I found out why: Lesko and his partner, Martha Fox, a retired elementary school math teacher, are always on the go.
By Milan Simonich | email@example.com Dec 9, 2018 Updated 15 hrs ago Santa Fe New Mexican: Ringside seat Breakthroughs are rare at the state Capitol. One occurred in 1922, the midst of Prohibition. Democrats won their first majority in the New Mexico House of Representatives that year. Republicans were in charge throughout the first decade…
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By: Selah Farmer in DJC People December 10, 2018 8:44 am Michael G. Johnson CONSTRUCTION Michael Johnson joins Skanska as a quality engineer. He has in-depth experience with industrial water and waste treatment systems, including new construction documentation, source inspections, instrumentation and controls, and hazardous chemicals. He earned his degree in electrical engineerng from Arizona State…
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www.forbes.com Nov 29, 2018, 09:45am Lauren Aratani Forbes Staff It’s not a stretch to say Girl Scout CEO Sylvia Acevedo lives and breathes science. For an interview, the former NASA rocket scientist has been known to show up with a sweater — and footwear — adorned with planets and stars. As a Girl Scout…
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By Celia Shortt Goodyear Boulder City Review November 28, 2018 – 4:04 pm Boulder City has hired its new utilities director, and his goal is to help make the town more sustainable. “I look forward to working with the city executive team to help make Boulder City more resilient, sustainable and safe while…
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Need some fall cleaning? Thanksgiving guests coming? Leaves filling your yard? Have to switch that swamp cooler over? Graduating student needing to move that big couch out? Need to pick up all those pecans?
Engineering today is a team-based, multidisciplinary endeavor that requires skills beyond technical abilities, but also the ability to work with diverse groups of people, communicate effectively and develop entrepreneurial skills. New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering will help students develop those essential “soft skills” with the launch of the Ron Seidel Engineering Leadership Institute.
Ricardo B. Jacquez, age 70, passed away peacefully in his home on October 18, 2018 following a 15-month battle with cholangiocarcinoma. Jacquez served as Dean of the College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction Management at California State University-Chico (Chico State) for the last three years. Prior to relocating to California, he served 34 years at New Mexico State University (NMSU) in Las Cruces, New Mexico as a professor, department head, associate provost, and dean.