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ACEC New Mexico
PO Box 3773
Albuquerque NM 87190-3773
505.888.6161
ACECNM@ACECNM.org
 
Government Relations & Advocacy

ACEC New Mexico maintains a presence in the New Mexico Legislature and with state and local agencies in order to represent business and professional interests. Through our ongoing lobbying efforts, ACEC New Mexico works to ensure legislative and agency leaders receive information and opinions from consulting engineers on issues affecting the consulting engineering profession and the public.

Various ACEC New Mexico standing committees and liaison committees invite elected officials to discuss issues of interest to consulting engineers. ACEC New Mexico encourages all members to join the delegation visiting New Mexico congressional members in Washington, DC at the national convention each spring.

ACEC New Mexico Standing Committees

  • Government Affairs
  • Membership

ACEC New Mexico Liaison Committees

  • Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority
    Chair - Barbara Crockett, Jacobs Engineering Group
    Young Professional Co-Chair - Jordan Chavez, HDR
  • Bernalillo County
    Chair - Carlos Padilla, Radian Engineering
  • City of Albuquerque
    Chair - Chris Baca, Parametrix
    Young Professional Co-Chair - Nancy Peay, Smith Engineering
  • City of Rio Rancho
    Chair - Edward Cordova, Wilson & Company
  • Local Governments
    Chair - Dave Maxwell, Stantec
  • New Mexico Department of Transportation
    Chair - Derek Meier, Wilson & Company
    Young Professional Co-Chair - Jonathan Kruse, Lee Engineering
  • Office of the State Engineer
    Chair - Amy Ewing, Daniel B. Stephens & Associates
  • Southern New Mexico
    Chair - Jerry Paz, Molzen Corbin
  • Tribal Affairs
    Chair - Mike Brazie, JCB Engineering
  • United States Army Corps of Engineers
    Chair - Alandren Etlantus, Bohannan Huston

If you have any questions about the above liaison committees or any issues with the above agencies, or if you would like to join one of the above liaison committees, please contact ACECNM@ACECNM.org.

ACEC New Mexico PAC
ACEC New Mexico has a formal Political Action Committee (PAC) that is supported by member firms. This PAC is a state-only PAC and primarily supports New Mexico legislative candidates.

For more information about ACEC New Mexico standing committees, liaison committees, or the ACEC New Mexico PAC, please contact ACEC New Mexico at (505) 888-6161 or ACECNM@ACECNM.org.

National ACEC/PAC
ACEC/PAC -- the American Council of Engineering Companies Political Action Committee -- is the engineering industry's preeminent political action committee.  The sole purpose of the ACEC/PAC is to elect candidates to the US House of Representatives and the US Senate who support policies and legislation favorable to the engineering industry. ACEC/PAC may give up to $10,000 to a federal candidate per election cycle ($5,000 for the primary and $5,000 for the general election). ACEC/PAC supports candidates on a bipartisan basis and is overseen by a committee of PAC Champions representing the state member organizations.

Individuals working for ACEC Member Firms may give up to $5,000 per calendar year to ACEC/PAC.  Only personal (partnership and sole proprietorship are also allowed) checks or credit cards can be used to donate to ACEC/PAC.  Federal law prohibits corporate donations to the PAC; however, corporate contributions to ACEC can be used to underwrite PAC activities, such as specific event sponsorships and PAC auction items.

Each state member organization is assigned an annual fundraising goal by ACEC based on its membership strength. ACEC New Mexico has reached this goal for the past 11 years with your help! Thank you to everyone who helped by contributing!  Please help us reach our 2020 goal by donating any amount.  Please make checks payable to ACEC/PAC and mail to P.O. Box 3773, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87190-3773.  All contributors must be pre-approved to contribute.  Please click here for the PAC Permission Form.

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