Commissioner-Elect SGR Unveils Transition Website

State Land Commissioner-Elect Stephanie Garcia Richard

From the SGR Transistion Team:

SANTA FE – Want to help make history? Think our land is worth protecting? Believe we can make more money for our schools and hospitals? Then Commissioner-Elect Stephanie Garcia Richard encourages you to submit your resume to work at the State Land Office.

This week, Garcia Richard announced a new website where people are encouraged to submit a resume or request a meeting with Garcia Richard.

“I want to thank Commissioner Dunn and his team for their encouragement and support as we make this critical transition into the State Land Office,” Garcia Richard said. “I am excited to start the work of making New Mexico the leader in renewable energy and ensuring we are maximizing the revenue earned from our land. In order to this, we need experienced and creative problem solvers to join the team.”

With more than 30 positions vacant, interested applicants are encouraged to submit their resume at Also on the website, there is an opportunity for New Mexicans to submit requests for meetings or make suggestions.

About Commissioner-Elect Stephanie Garcia Richard

Born in Tucumcari and raised in Silver City, Garcia Richard graduated from Silver High School and Columbia University’s Barnard College. She entered the world of politics in 2010 when she ran against — and nearly defeated — longtime Rep. Jeannette Wallace, a Republican who had represented a Los Alamos–based district for two decades. Garcia Richard won the first of her three terms in House Dist. 43 in 2012 and was named Chair of the New Mexico House Education Committee in 2017. In 2018, Garcia Richard won a competitive Democratic primary election followed by winning the general election for Commissioner of Public Lands.