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Police Chief Dino Sgambellone Selected For Leadership New Mexico Core Program

on September 19, 2014 - 5:49pm

Police Chief Dino Sgambellone

LNM News:

Leadership New Mexico has announced that Los Alamos County Chief of Police Dino Sgambellone is among the 42 leaders from 19 communities across the state selected to participate in the 2014-2015 Core Program. This is the 19th class for the Leadership New Mexico Core Program.

Open to all citizens of the state, Leadership New Mexico’s Core Program involves leaders who represent the various geographic regions and communities, from the public, private, government and non-profit sectors. Employers, community organizations, local leadership programs or individuals may nominate candidates who demonstrate outstanding leadership potential. Individuals may also nominate themselves.

The Core Program sessions include topics such as health and human services, economic development, education, environment and natural resources, and government, crime and justice issues. The program sessions are held over ten months in various locations around the state. The sessions are designed to address the various issues facing the state. Each program session features speakers and panelists that are acknowledged leaders in their specific field. Participants have the opportunity to engage in a discussion with speakers and to explore the issues in-depth.

By engaging people in solution-seeking communication, Leadership New Mexico encourages program graduates to assume leadership roles on community and statewide issues, and develop networks for effective leadership.

Since its founding in 1995, Leadership New Mexico has provided a non-partisan perspective on statewide topics of concern and opportunities for improvement. The organization identifies current and emerging leaders throughout New Mexico, enhances their leadership skills and deepens their knowledge of the challenges and opportunities facing our state. The Core Program, Local Government Leadership Program and Connect New Mexico Programs contribute to developing a larger understanding of these issues and ultimately prepare the leaders of today and tomorrow to meet these challenges with innovation and enthusiasm. 

By engaging participants in solution-seeking communication, Leadership New Mexico encourages its graduates to assume leadership roles on community and statewide issues and develop networks for effective leadership. Since Leadership New Mexico’s inception, over 1,200 participants from 78 communities across the state have explored the issues facing our state through participation in Leadership New Mexico programs.

Leadership New Mexico is a nonpartisan, non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization directed by a Board of Directors from throughout the state of New Mexico. For more information about Leadership New Mexico’s programs call 505.398.1500 or visit the website at