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Agency Mission

The New Mexico Border Authority is an executive branch state agency that provides leadership in the development of the state’s international ports of entry as well as serving as the Governor’s advisor and point of contact for those interested in opportunities at the ports of entry. This agency also facilitates new infrastructure, trade opportunities, job opportunities, job training capabilities and many other activities that contribute to development of a productive economy along the New Mexico border.

Office Staff

Phone: (575) 589-6501

Executive Director – Vacant

Deputy Director – Julio A Jimenez

Budget Analyst – David Espinoza

Coordinator of Border Governors Conference & CommissionsLaura Chaparro

Board of Directors

Name Position Location
Michael Sandoval Ex-Officio Cabinet Secretary NM Department of Transportation
Howie Morales Ex-Officio Lt. Governor, State of New Mexico
Ramona Martinez Director Las Cruces
Sally Stahmann-Solis Director La Mesa
Robert F. Sanchez Assistant Attorney General Santa Fe, rsanchez@nmag.gov
Rose T. Fisher Director Chamberino
Edward M. Avalos Director Las Cruces
Alexander Sierra Director Santa Teresa