Our Team

Leadership Team

Derek Dictson

Derek Dictson
President, NMSU Foundation
Vice President, University Advancement
575-646-3163

Dr. Tina Byford

Kristin Ludwig
Sr. Associate Vice President
Operations and Development
575-646-1613

Leslie Cervantes

Leslie Cervantes
Associate Vice President
Alumni, Board and Donor Relations
575-646-1613

Alumni Relations

Rebecca Galves

Rebecca Galves
Director, Alumni Relations
575-646-2345

Seneca Reyna

Seneca Reyna
Alumni Development Officer, Lead
575-646-2376

Carol Ann Castello

Carol Ann Garcia
Alumni Relations Officer
575-646-2853

Enrique Solis
Alumni Relations Officer
575-646-3143

Development Team

Robert Peterson

Robert Peterson
Director of Gift Planning
575-646-4358

Cindy Nicholson

Cindy Nicholson
Director of Development
College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences
575-646-4665

Kassie Ckodre

Kassie Ckodre
Director of Development
College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences
575-646-6495

Patrick Knapp

Patrick Knapp
Director of Development
College of Arts & Sciences
575-646-5276

Vacant Position

Erin Mykleby
Development Officer
Athletics
(563) 343-0877

Denise Tafoya

Denise Tafoya
Director of Development
College of Business
575-646-5572

Anthony Casaus

Debra Medoff Marks
Director of Development
College of Education
(575) 646-1613

Anthony Casaus

Aimee Bennett
Director of Development
College of Health & Social Services
575-646-2124

Anthony Casaus

Anthony Casaus
Director of Development
Planned Giving
575-646-5817

HIRING
Director of Development
College of Engineering

Annual Giving

Corporate and Foundation Relations

Adrian Bautista

Adrian Bautista
Director
575-646-2552

Renee Gonzalez

Renee Gonzalez
Development Officer, Lead
575-646-2522

Allison Layfield

Allison Layfield
Development Officer
575-646-1958

Brien Murphy

Brien Murphy
Development Officer
575-646-2103

Scholarships and Stewardship

Jolie Tixier

Jolie Tixier
Director, Board and Donor Relations
575-646-5567

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Desma Montellano
Stewardship Officer
575-646-5823

Dolores Cardoza

Dolores Cardoza
Data Management Specialist and Scholarship Coordinator
575-646-3618

Nohemi Perez

Nohemi Perez
Event Planner, Sr.
575-646-1106

Financial Services

Vacant

Joe McIntyre
Director, Financial Services, University Advancement
Controller, NMSU Foundation
575-646-1613

Lidia Paez

Lidia Paez
Foundation Investment Bank and Endowment Officer
575-646-5828

Jessica Parks

Jessica Parks
Accountant, Sr.
575-646-6174

Diane Calhoun

John Frye
Accountant, Sr.
Gift Processing & Demogr. Supervisor
575-646-6124

Erica Reyes

Erica Reyes
Accountant, Int.
575-646-7479

Heather Hesse

Heather Hesse
Fiscal Assistant, Sr.
575-646-4811

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Patsy Wallace
Fiscal Assistant, Sr.
575-646-6125

Mardeliz Gallardo

Mardeliz Gallardo
Fiscal Assistant, Int.
575-646-2967

Eileen Montoya

Eileen Montoya
Fiscal Assistant, Int.
575-646-6126

Angelica Munoz

Angelica Munoz
Fiscal Assistant, Int.
575-646-3070

Research Team

Nigel Holman

Nigel Holman
Prospect Research Coordinator, Lead
575-646-2959

Cecilia Carrasco

Cecelia Carrasco
Prospect Research Coordinator, Sr.
575-646-2008

Marilyn Crawford

Marilyn Crawford
Prospect Researcher, Inter.
575-646-2346

IT and Web Services

Nancy Clein-Tafoya

HIRING
Director, Admin Systems Support
575-646-1613

Keegan Thomas-Chappell

Keegan Thomas-Chappell
Database Analyst, Sr.
575-646-5925

VACANT

Felipe Parra
Data Analyst, Lead
575-646-2839

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Daniel Alejo
Technology Support Technician, Sr.
575-646-7340

Administrative Support

Sheri Pettit

HIRING
Executive Assistant
575-646-2867

 

 

Danielle Gibbs

Danielle Gibbs
Administrative Assistant, Sr.
575-646-7495