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WCCNM Board of Directors

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Chief Elected Officers

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Board Members

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Standing Committees

Chief Elected Officers



John Mierzwa

Ingenuity Software Labs, Inc.

John Mierzwa is CEO & Cofounder of Ingenuity Software Labs. He is the Founder of Deep Dive Coding Bootcamps, a software development bootcamp in Albuquerque, later acquired by Central New Mexico Community College. John is also leading the DART Initiative effort to create local software jobs and reverse brain drain by promoting New Mexico as the best value in the U.S. for software development. He also serves on the boards of Technology Leadership High School, Future Focused Education, Computer Science Alliance and the New Mexico Technology Council. John grew up in Alameda and enjoys hiking in the Sandias, wildlife, golf, travel, dogs, food, reading, technology, helping startups, and spending time with family and friends.



Krista Kelley

Motiva Corporation

Krista Kelley is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Motiva Corporation, a woman, minority owned New Mexico based consulting firm with clients worldwide. Krista is transforming communities through innovation, growth, strategy and economic impact. Throughout her career, Krista has been integral in supporting diverse sectors including: corporate, government, tribal, mission driven organizations and foundations. Her areas of focus have included: hospitality, economic development, fund acquisition, construction management, technology, entertainment, electric utility, highway, transit, intelligent transportation, broadband, healthcare, environment, national security, workforce development, education and more. As a native New Mexican, Krista is passionate about seeing New Mexico’s communities thrive through effective economic and workforce development strategies.


Herb Crosby

Avtec, Inc


Board Members

 Antoinette Holmes
NM Department of Vocational Rehabilitation

Bobby Getts
New Mexico JATC for the Electrical Inustry

Carl Adams
Albuquerque Job Corps

Danielle Casey
Albuquerque Economic Development

David Valdes
Central New Mexico Community College

Debbie Ortiz
RDO Enterprises

Diane Saya
Bottom Line Funding NM, LLC

Doug Calderwood
NM Aging & Long Term Services Department

Eleanor Chavez
NUHHCE District 1199NM

Gregg Hull
City of Rio Rancho

James Salas
New Mexico Commission for the Blind

Jennifer Sinsabaugh
New Mexico MEP

Jerry Schalow
Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce

Joe LiRosi
Toni & Guy Academy & Salon

Joseph Bizzell
Elite Power and Recovery Inc.

Justin Hilliard
City of Albuquerque

Karla Causey
African American Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce

Kristen Gamboa

Leslie Sanchez
Dual Language Education of New Mexico

Marni Goodrich
Yearout Mechanical Inc.

Marvis Aragon
American Indian Chamber of Commerce

Michael Voegerl
UNM-Valencia Workfofce Training Center

Odes Armijo-Caster
Luz Energy Corp

Raymond Trujillo
UA Local 412 Plumbers & Pipefitters Training Center

Robert Chavez
Youth Development Inc.,

Roxanne Luna
New Mexico Human Services Department

Stacy Sacco
SACCO Connections

Tracy Lynn Hartzler
Central New Mexico Community College

Troy Clark
New Mexico Hospital Association

Vaadra Chavez
Cyber Security Works

Waldy Salazar
New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions

Standing Committees


Carl Adams – Youth Standing Committee Chair
Debbie Ortiz – Torrance County Rep.
Doug Calderwood – Operations Standing Committee Chair
Herb Crosby – Treasurer, Finance Standing Committee Chair
Honorable Gregg Hull – WCCNM Chief Elected Official
Jerry Schalow – Past Chair
John Mierzwa – Chair
Krista Kelley – Chair-Elect, Sandoval County Rep
Michael Voegerl – Valencia County Rep.
Stacy Sacco – Bernalillo County Rep
Vacant – Economic Development Standing Committee, Chair


Doug Calderwood – Chair

Diane Saya – Chair-Elect

Beth Barela

Vaadra Chavez

Michelle Ribeiro

Michelle Velarde

Robert Walton


Bob Walton – Chair

Beth Barela

Diane Saya

Michelle Ribeiro

Sherry TenClay

Michelle Velarde


Melodee Saiz – Chair

Charlene Chavez

Tina Hite

Krista Martinez

Jessica Martinez


Reyes Gonzales – Chair

Manuel Casias

Lisa McNiven

James Salas

Emily Salazar

Leslie Sanchez

Ray Trujillo


Jerry Schalow

Beth Barela

Joe LiRosi

Doug Calderwood

Bob Grassberger