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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

CHAIR

CHAIR

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.

CHAIR-ELECT

CHAIR-ELECT

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.

TREASURER

TREASURER

Beth Barela

Manpower of New Mexico

Beth Barela has been in the staffing industry for over 30 years. She is passionate about making a difference in people’s lives by providing career opportunities to employees and providing workforce solutions to her customers.

Board Members

Marvis Aragon
American Indian Chamber of Commerce New Mexico

Odes Armijo-Caster
Luz Energy Corp

Joseph Bizzell
Elite Power and Recovery Inc.

Celina Bussey
Deloitte

Doug Calderwood
NM Aging & Long Term Services Department

Theresa Carson
African American Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce

Danielle Casey
Albuquerque Economic Development

Eleanor Chavez
NUHHCE District 1199NM

Vaadra Chavez
Cyber Security Works

Troy Clark
New Mexico Hospital Association

Herb Crosby
AVTEC, Inc.

Kristen Gamboa
Village of Los Lunas

Marni Goodrich
Yearout Mechanical Inc.

Bob Grassberger
SRD Economic Consulting

Tracy Hartzler
Central New Mexico Community College

Victoria Hernandez
New Mexico Human Services

Antoinette Holmes
NM Department of Vocational Rehabilitation

Gregg Hull
City of Rio Rancho

Samuel Kolapo
Albuquerque Job Corps

Joe LiRosi
Toni & Guy Academy & Salon

Laura Musselwhite
University of New Mexico, Valencia Campus

Debbie Ortiz
RDO Enterprises

Stacy Sacco
SACCO Connections

James Salas
New Mexico Commission for the Blind

Waldy Salazar
New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions

Leslie Sanchez
Dual Language Education of New Mexico

Diane Saya
Bottom Line Funding NM, LLC

Jerry Schalow
Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce

Jennifer Sinsabaugh
New Mexico MEP

Raymond Trujillo
UA Local 412 Plumbers & Pipefitters Training Center

Gina Urias-Sandoval
UNM Anderson School of Management

David Valdes
Central New Mexico Community College

Carolyn VanderGiesen
New Mexico Association of Community Partners

Mark Zientek
City of Albuquerque, Economic Development

Standing Committees

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Jerry Schalow
Chair

John Mierzwa
Chair Elect

Beth Barela
Treasurer

Doug Calderwood
Performance & Monitoring Chair

Honorable Gregg Hull
CEO Rep.

Krista Kelley
Sandoval County Rep.

Laura Musselwhite
Valencia County Rep.

Debbie Ortiz
Past-Chair/Torrance County Rep.

Melodee Saiz
Youth Standing Committee Chair

Diane Saya
Bernalillo County Rep.

Bob Walton
Training & Service Provider Chair

PERFORMANCE/MONITORING COMMITTEE

Doug Calderwood
Chair

Johnna Chapman

Vaadra Martinez

TRAINING/SERVICE PROVIDER COMMITTEE

Bob Walton
Chair

Beth Barela

Diane Saya

Michelle Ribeiro

Sherry TenClay

Michelle Velarde

YOUTH STANDING COMMITTEE

Melodee Saiz
Chair

Charlene Chavez

Tina Hite

Krista Martinez

Jessica Martinez

DISABILITY STANDING COMMITTEE

Reyes Gonzales
Chair

Manuel Casias

Lisa McNiven

James Salas

Emily Salazar

Leslie Sanchez

Ray Trujillo

CONTINUOUS QUALITY IMPROVEMENTS COMMITTEE

Jerry Schalow

Beth Barela

Joe LiRosi

Doug Calderwood

Bob Grassberger