Lunch with a Leader, the Los Alamos League of Women Voters (LWV) monthly community event, is noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 18, via Zoom. State Sen. Leo Jaramillo is the guest speaker.
Sen. Jaramillo was elected in November 2020 and serves as vice chair of the Rules Committee and a member of the tax, business and transportation committees in the New Mexico Senate. He represents Los Alamos but works for the entire county.
Sen. Jaramillo is a native son of the Española Valley and proud alumnus of Española Valley High School. A sense of dedication to public service was instilled in him at a young age by his family. His passion for advocating for his community led him to an elected position on the Rio Arriba County Commission where he served as chairman of the board prior to being elected to the New Mexico State Senate. Sen. Jaramillo champions Northern New Mexico’s children, seniors, farmers, ranchers and individuals suffering from drug and alcohol addiction.
He is employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory as staff operations manager for the associate laboratory director of facilities and operations.
Sen. Jaramillo earned his bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from the University of New Mexico and went on to earn his master’s degree in Curriculum Design and Instructional Leadership from The College of Santa Fe. He is a former educator, news writer/producer and financial business analyst.
To register to attend the May 18 meeting via Zoom, click here.