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Commission Members

By statute, the Governor’s Commission on Disability is comprised of sixteen members: nine Governor-appointed members and seven statutory members.


Trudy Luken,  Chair
Las Cruces

Melissa Washburn, Vice Chair

Judy Ann Sena
Las Vegas

Pueblo of Acoma

Ailene O’Byrne

Cecilia Fred

Trinidad de Jesus Arguello

Angelique Montoya-Chavez
Santa Fe

  • Aging and Long Term Services
    Jen Paul Shroer, Cabinet Secretary Designate
    (Debbie Gonzales, proxy)
  • Children Youth and Families
    Teresa Casados, Acting Cabinet Secretary
    (Elizabeth Hamilton, proxy)
  • Department of Health
    Patrick M., Cabinet Secretary
    (Jennifer Rodriguez, proxy)
  • Department of Workforce Solutions
    Sarita Nair, Cabinet Secretary
    (Veronica Alonzo, proxy)
  • Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
    Casey Stone-Romero, Executive Director
  • (Rudy Grano, proxy)
  • Human Services Department
    Kari Armijo, Acting Cabinet Secretary
    (Melanie Buenviaje, proxy)
  • Early Childhood Education and Care Department
    Elizabeth Groginsky, Cabinet Secretary