- John Gulas, President and Chief Executive Officer, Los Alamos National Bank; and,
- Albert Jiron, Deputy Division Leader, Software & Applications Engineering, Los Alamos National Laboratory.
This is the 23 class of 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 self-nominate.
Albert Jiron, Deputy Division Leader, Software & Applications Engineering, LANL
Core Program sessions include topics such as health and human services, economic development, education, environment and natural resources, and government, crime and justice issues. Program sessions are held over ten months in various communities and locations around the state. The sessions are designed to address the various issues facing the state.
Each program session features speakers and panelists who 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 to 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 Program contribute to developing a larger understanding of these issues and ultimately prepare the leaders to meet these challenges with innovation and enthusiasm. In the past 23 years, more than 1,600 participants from 85 communities 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 www.leadershipnm.org.