The LACDC board of directors has appointed Stephanie Garcia Richard, Emma Canlas and Tom Netuschil to 3-year terms.
The board also approved the reappointment of Jim Hall, Denise Lane and Johnnie Martinez.
The LACDC board of directors is comprised of 15 individuals from the Los Alamos community and functions to direct the company in its initiative to promote sustainable economic progress in Los Alamos and the region. The new appointees are expected to bring valuable insight to the board based on their unique professional backgrounds and community involvement.
Garcia Richard is an educator who has worked both locally and abroad. She is the state representative from New Mexico House District 43, which includes Los Alamos, Santa Fe, Sandoval and Rio Arriba counties.
Canlas is chief financial officer at Los Alamos Medical Center.
Netuschil owns Netuschil Development Corporation and is the former developer of Central Park Square retail and office complex in downtown Los Alamos.
Lane is an entrepreneur who owns Dixie Girl Restaurant and is a realtor with RE/MAX.
Hall is a former state representative, Los Alamos County Councilor and has owned and participated in multiple small business enterprises.
Martinez is deputy office leader of Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Community Programs Office.
The Los Alamos Commerce & Development Corporation is a private, not-for-profit economic and community development organization serving the Los Alamos area since 1983. LACDC serves as the umbrella organization for the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce, Los Alamos MainStreet, the Los Alamos Meeting & Visitors Bureau, Los Alamos Business Assistance Services and the Los Alamos Research Park.