Los Alamos County Clerk Naomi Maestas
The League of Women Voters presents its monthly community event, Lunch with a Leader at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17 in Mesa Public Library.
The speakers this month are County Clerk Naomi Maestas and Elections Manager Gloria Maestas from the Los Alamos County Clerk’s Office. They will discuss the voting process.
Los Alamos County Elections Manager Gloria Maestas
County Clerk Naomi Maestas moved to Los Alamos 15 years ago when her husband, Sammy, accepted a job offer from Los Alamos County. She began her career in local government in October of 2005 and has attained numerous certificates acquired through the NMSU/New Mexico EDGE (Education Designed to Generate Excellence in the Public Sector) program. She also is participating in various local leadership programs and is a contributing member of the NMAC (New Mexico Association of Counties) Clerk Affiliate and iGO (International Association of Government Officials). All of which better equip her in her position, one in which she believes very strongly.
Clerk Maestas states, she has a heart and passion for all areas that encompass the County Clerk’s Office and serving the community in every aspect. She intends to reach out to the community and educate them on the different aspects and responsibilities of the office. One of her main goals is to increase voter awareness and to continue to revolutionize the election process with cutting-edge solutions that protect and increase the right to vote, while always respecting the right of secrecy of the ballot and preserving the integrity of all elections.
Elections Manager Gloria Maestas began working for Los Alamos County in October 1995; with the first six years in the Accounts Payable Division and the last 16 years with the County Clerk. She was promoted in February 2005 to Elections Manager. Prior to that, she served four years as Deputy Clerk. She has managed and/or assisted with 38 elections. She holds certification as a Certified Public Official through NMSU Cooperative Extension County College Program NM EDGE (Education Designed to Generate Excellence in the Public Sector), and is slated to receive certification as a Certified County Clerk in January 2018. In addition, as required by her position, she is consistently certified as a Voting System Technician through the NM Secretary of State.
To order a $10 lunch from the Co+op, call Karyl Ann Armbruster at 505.231.8286 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org to hear the menu. Of course, it is not mandatory to buy a lunch to attend the talk.