Our Team

Leadership Team

Derek Dictson

Derek Dictson
President, NMSU Foundation
Vice President, University Advancement

Leslie Cervantes

Leslie Cervantes
Associate Vice President, Alumni Engagement, Participation and Stewardship
575-646-1613
leslie86@nmsu.edu

Dr. Tina Byford

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Associate Vice President, Development
575-646-1613

Dr. Tina Byford

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Chief Operating Officer, NMSU Foundation
575-646-1613

Alumni Relations

Rebecca Galves

Rebecca Galves
Director, Alumni Relations
575-646-2345
rgalves@nmsu.edu

Renee Gonzalez

Renee Gonzalez
Alumni Development Officer, Lead
575-646-2522
reneev@nmsu.edu

Seneca Reyna

Seneca Reyna
Alumni Development Officer, Lead
575-646-2376
sreyna@nmsu.edu

Carol Ann Castello

Carol Ann Garcia
Alumni Relations Officer
575-646-2853
carolgar@nmsu.edu

Enrique Solis
Alumni Relations Officer
575-646-3143
enrsolis@nmsu.edu

Development Team

Robert Peterson

Robert Peterson
Director of Planned Giving
575-646-4358
peterson@nmsu.edu

Cindy Nicholson

Cindy Nicholson
Director of Development
College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences
575-646-4665
cindynic@nmsu.edu

Kassie Ckodre

Kassie Ckodre
Director of Development
College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences
575-646-6495
kherna17@nmsu.edu

Patrick Knapp

Patrick Knapp
Director of Development
College of Arts & Sciences
575-646-5276
pknapp2@nmsu.edu

Anthony Casaus

Anthony Casaus
Director of Development
Planned Giving
575-646-5817
acasaus@nmsu.edu

Denise Tafoya

Denise Tafoya
Director of Development
College of Business
575-646-5572
datafoya@nmsu.edu

Sarah Babins

Sarah Babins
Director of Development
College of Engineering
575-646-5457
sbabins@nmsu.edu

Vacant Position

Erin Mykleby
Development Officer, Athletics
(563) 343-0877
emykleby@nmsu.edu

Anthony Casaus

Aimee Bennett
Director of Development
College of Health & Social Services
575-646-2124
aimeeb@nmsu.edu

Anthony Casaus

Debra Medoff Marks
Director of Development
College of Education
(575) 646-1613
dmarks@nmsu.edu

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Directors of Development:

College of Engineering
NMSU Library
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Corporate and Foundation Relations

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Elaine Stachera
Interim Director for Development
575-646-3609
elainek@nmsu.edu

Allison Layfield

Allison Layfield
Development Officer
575-646-1958
layfield@nmsu.edu

Brien Murphy

Brien Murphy
Development Officer
575-646-2103
murphyb@nmsu.edu

Annual Giving

Adrian Bautista

Adrian Bautista
Director of Annual Giving
575-646-2552
fadrianb@nmsu.edu

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Development Officer, Sr.
575-646-2073

Marketing and Communications

Scholarships and Stewardship

Jolie Tixier

Jolie Tixier
Director, Board and Donor Relations
575-646-5567
jolie@nmsu.edu

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Desma Montellano
Stewardship Officer
575-646-5823
desma@nmsu.edu

Dolores Cardoza

Dolores Cardoza
Data Management Specialist and Scholarship Coordinator
575-646-3618
dcardoza@nmsu.edu

Nohemi Perez

Nohemi Perez
Event Planner, Sr.
575-646-1106
nohemip@nmsu.edu

Financial Services

Vacant

Joe McIntyre
Director, Financial Services, University Advancement
Controller, NMSU Foundation

Lidia Paez

Lidia Paez
Foundation Investment Bank and Endowment Officer
575-646-5828
lidpaez@nmsu.edu

Jessica Parks

Jessica Parks
Accountant, Sr.
575-646-6174
jessgall@nmsu.edu

Diane Calhoun

John Frye
Accountant, Sr.
Gift Processing & Demogr. Supervisor
575-646-6124 | jhn_frye@nmsu.edu

Erica Reyes

Erica Reyes
Accountant, Int.
575-646-7479
emreyes3@nmsu.edu

 

Heather Hesse

Heather Hesse
Fiscal Assistant, Sr.
575-646-4811
hhesse@nmsu.edu

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Patsy Wallace
Fiscal Assistant, Sr.
575-646-6125
pwallace@nmsu.edu

Mardeliz Gallardo

Mardeliz Gallardo
Fiscal Assistant, Int.
575-646-2967
mardeliz@nmsu.edu

Eileen Montoya

Eileen Montoya
Fiscal Assistant, Int.
575-646-6126
gleen@nmsu.edu

Angelica Munoz

Angelica Munoz
Fiscal Assistant, Int.
575-646-3070
angelmno@nmsu.edu

Dr. Andrea Tawney

Liz Salazar
Data Entry Operator, Lead
575-646-4137
esalazar@nmsu.edu

Research Team

Nigel Holman

Nigel Holman
Prospect Research Coordinator, Lead
575-646-2959
nholman@nmsu.edu

Cecilia Carrasco

Cecelia Carrasco
Prospect Research Coordinator, Sr.
575-646-2008
cecarras@nmsu.edu

Marilyn Crawford

Marilyn Crawford
Prospect Researcher, Inter.
575-646-2346
majacobs@nmsu.edu

IT and Web Services

Nancy Clein-Tafoya

Nancy Clein-Tafoya
Director, Admin Systems Support
575-646-4744
nancyp@nmsu.edu

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Daniel Alejo
Technology Support Technician, Sr.
575-646-7340
alejo@nmsu.edu

VACANT

Felipe Parra
Data Analyst, Lead
575-646-2839
fparra@nmsu.edu

Keegan Thomas-Chappell

Keegan Thomas-Chappell
Database Analyst, Sr.
575-646-5925
keegantc@nmsu.edu

Administrative Support

Sheri Pettit

Dianne Frank
Executive Assistant
575-646-2867
dlfrank@nmsu.edu

 

 

Danielle Gibbs

Danielle Gibbs
Administrative Assistant, Sr.
575-646-7495
dmgibbs@nmsu.edu