LANL Associate Director of Engineering Steven Girrens, center, welcomes a bus load of Leadership New Mexico participants Thursday to Los Alamos and the Bradbury Science Museum. Girrens is a Leadership New Mexico alumnus. This year’s class includes 40 participants from across the state. The group arrived for a session in Los Alamos that runs through Saturday. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
From left, Leadership New Mexico alumni Los Alamos Fire Chief Troy Hughes and former Police Chief Wayne Torpy with Los Alamos County Administrator Harry Burgess who graduated from two city level leadership programs and Los Alamos Police Chief Dino Sgambellone who is a participant in this year’s Leadership New Mexico program. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
Dining at Thursday’s Leadership New Mexico event at the Bradbury Science Museum, from left, Steve Girrens of LANL, Ryan Parks of Jaynes Corporation, former LAPD Chief Wayne Torpy, Leadership New Mexico President Patty Komko, LAFD Chief Troy Hughes, LAPD Chief Dino Sgambellone and Los Alamos County Clerk Sharon Stover. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
Los Alamos is hosting this month’s Leadership New Mexico session through Saturday. The group arrived Thursday, spent the day touring the area and ended with a special dinner at the Bradbury Science Museum.
Los Alamos Police Chief Dino Sgambellone is participating in this year’s class. Los Alamos has several Leadership New Mexico alumni and alumnus Roger Waterman of TRK Management is a member of the LNM Board of Directors. Patty Komko is president of the organization and she accompanied the group to Los Alamos.
LNM was founded in 1995 to identify current and emerging leaders throughout New Mexico, enhance their leadership skills and deepen their knowledge of the challenges and opportunities facing our state. The organization is dedicated to the development of informed leaders that understand issues, define problems, develop solutions and achieve positions of higher responsibility in New Mexico.
LNM is nonpartisan, does not advocate for legislation of any kind, does not endorse political candidates and does not take a stand on any political or social issues. LNM educates participants – leaders from the public, private and nonprofit sectors about statewide and regional issues.
Leadership New Mexico is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3), tax-exempt New Mexico organization. It is funded by the generous contributions of corporations, foundations and individual donors.
To learn more, visit www.leadershipnm.org.
Leadership New Mexico program participants dine on chicken parmesan and salmon Thursday at the Bradbury Science Museum. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
Chief Operating Officer Sara Limón of Delta Dental of New Mexico, a Leadership New Mexico program participant received a surprise birthday cake at Thursday’s event. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
Leadership New Mexico Class of 2014-2015
Farmers Electric Cooperative, Inc.
377th Air Base Wing
Department of the Air Force
Kirtland Air Force Base
S & P Aragon, Inc.
Bridgers and Paxton Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Tularosa Basin Telephone Company
Chief of Retail Operations
Laguna Development Corporation
Read & Stevens, Inc.
Parkhill, Smith & Cooper, Inc.
TriCore Reference Laboratories
Santa Fe Properties
New Mexico Air National Guard
Kirtland Air Force Base
New Mexico State University
Delta Dental Plan of New Mexico
City of Santa Fe
Wells Fargo Bank
New Mexico Press Association
Madrid Boyea Law
New Mexico Texas Coaches, LLC
White Sands Missile Range
Association of Realtors
Sandia National Laboratories
Montgomery & Andrews, PA
University of New Mexico
Santa Ana Golf Corporation
Santa Ana Pueblo
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
Los Alamos County
Stone Land & Cattle
Stubbs Engineering, Inc.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
Lovelace Regional Hospital
United States Air Force
Cannon Air Force Base
Presbyterian Medical Services