Governor nominates regents at NMSU, New Mexico Tech

February 26, 2019

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has announced another round of university regent nominations.

The Democratic governor’s picks for the New Mexico State University Board of Regents include Dina Chacon-Reitzel, Ammu Devasthali and student Luke Sanchez.

At the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, the nominations include Yolanda Jones King and student Veronica Espinoza.

Their names were submitted by the governor Tuesday to the state Senate for confirmation.

The nominees were initially interviewed by advisory committees established by the governor’s office. The committees, which focus on different institutions, vet the candidates’ backgrounds to see if they meet certain criteria.

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