2014-15 New Mexico public lobbyists data

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New Mexico in Depth compiled information on lobbyists employed by public bodies in the state. Below is a searchable table with our data, including links to contracts and billings in DocumentCloud.

For more information, our methodology, see this post. You may also view or download the data from a Google spreadsheet.

SectorLobbyistEmployerTitle2014 annual pay2015 annual pay2014 expenses2015 expensesTotal
Higher edDuran, MarkCentral New Mexico Community CollegeLobbyist$82,000$85,000 $167,000
Higher edDrake, Tom Clovis Community CollegeLobbyist$1,336 $526 $1,862
Higher edMallery, PeterEastern New Mexico University-PortalesLobbyist$40,000 $40,000$1,050 $1,050 $82,100
Higher edHarden, ClintonMesalands Community CollegeLobbyist $18,000 $18,000 $36,000
Higher edBaca, MaxNew Mexico Highlands UniversityVice president for finance$144$304$448
Higher edFries, JamesNew Mexico Highlands UniversityPresident$409$496$904
Higher edManzano, DavidNew Mexico Institute of Mining & TechnologyDirector of governmental affairs$80,826 $83,251 $8,864$8,552 $181,493
Higher edLopez, DanielNew Mexico Institute of Mining & TechnologyPresident$6,159 $12,041 $18,200
Higher edAlcade & FayNew Mexico Institute of Mining & TechnologyFederal lobbyists$32,628 $32,628
Higher edHorowitz, Amy New Mexico Junior College DistrictLobbyist $12,000 $22,000 $34,000
Higher edRel, RicardoNew Mexico State UniversitySenior director government affairs$130,935 $132,899 $12,524 $6,440 $282,798
Higher edScanland, ScottNew Mexico State UniversityLobbyist $5,000 $27,000 $32,000
Higher edVargas, VincenteNew Mexico State UniversityDirector, state government affairs$77,265 $78,423 $8,686$3,413 $167,787
Higher edLewis-Burke AssociatesNew Mexico State UniversityFederal lobbyists$175,000 $175,000 $10,000 $10,000 $370,000
Higher edAbeita Torres, DeborahNorthern New Mexico CollegeLobbyist$8,000 $8,000
Higher edScanland, ScottSan Juan CollegeLobbyist$19,800 $19,800 $2,121 $692 $42,412
Higher edVigil, Virginia M.Santa Fe Community CollegeLobbyist $17,500 $17,500 $35,000
Higher edSaavedra, MarcUniversity of New MexicoDirector of governmental affairs $155,980 $155,980
Higher edThompson, Joseph M.University of New MexicoLobbyist $78,183 $78,183 $156,366
Higher edHull II, Arthur University of New MexicoLobbyist$25,000 $20,000 $45,000
Higher edUniversity of New MexicoEntity $33,258 $15,468 $48,726
Higher edAdvocacy GroupUniversity of New MexicoFederal lobbyists$41,667 $25,000 $66,667
Higher edVan Scoyoc AssociatesUniversity of New MexicoFederal lobbyists$180,000 $180,000
CountiesMarla Shoats & Dan WeaksBernalillo CountyLobbyists $80,000 $80,000 $160,000
CountiesMurray, Montgomery & O'DonnellBernalillo CountyFederal Lobbyists$85,800 $85,800 $171,600
CountiesAlarid, VanessaBernalillo County AssessorLobbyist$20,000 $20,000
CountiesDunn, BlairBoard of County Commissioners Of Otero CountyLobbyist/attorney $1,560$938 $2,498
CountiesCisneros, GabrielCounty of TaosLobbyist$18,000 $18,000
CountiesApodaca, RobertCounty of TaosLobbyist $35,000 $35,000 $70,000
CountiesTrujillo, MichaelCounty of TaosPublic information/aging services$515 $1,226 $1,740
CountiesHarden, ClintonCurry CountyLobbyist$20,000 $30,000 $50,000
CountiesMarquez, CharlieDona Ana CountyLobbyist$45,000 $45,000 $1,000 $1,000 $92,000
CountiesFTI ConsultingEddy CountyFederal Lobbyist$90,000 $90,000$743 $180,743
CountiesOtero, Luke Lea CountyLobbyist$19,950 $19,950 $39,900
CountiesVikki Bell CooperLea CountyFederal Lobbyist$90,000 $5,485 $95,485
CountiesScanland, ScottLos Alamos CountyLobbyist$34,216 $34,216 $2,000$2,000 $72,431
CountiesMinzner, Richard McKinley CountyLobbyist$18,200 $18,200
CountiesMiller, MichaelRoosevelt CountyLobbyist$25,000 $25,000 $50,000
CountiesScanland, ScottSan Juan CountyLobbyist$3,600 $7,500 $11,100
CountiesHoran, Lawrence Sandoval CountyLobbyist$36,000 $36,000$1,500 $3,000 $76,500
CountiesMurray, Montgomery & O'DonnellSandoval CountyFederal Lobbyists$87,500 $87,500 $175,000
CountiesRutherford , Thomas Union CountyLobbyist$14,000 $14,000
CitiesThompson, Joseph M.City of AlbuquerqueLobbyist$48,000 $48,000 $96,000
CitiesHoran, ThomasCity of AlbuquerqueLobbyist$20,000 $20,000 $40,000
CitiesMurray, Montgomery & O'DonnellCity of AlbuquerqueFederal lobbyist$90,000 $90,000 $180,000
CitiesFTI ConsultingCity of CarlsbadFederal lobbyist$90,000 $90,000 $180,000
CitiesCapitol Consultants LLCCity of ClovisFederal lobbyist$44,500 $44,500 $89,000
CitiesKimble, David City of DemingLobbyist$30,000 $30,000 $60,000
CitiesScanland, ScottCity of FarmingtonLobbyist$11,000 $17,000 $28,000
CitiesMinzner, Richard City of GallupLobbyist$18,200 $31,200 $49,400
CitiesSantillanes, JayCity of GallupLobbyist$12,000 $12,000
CitiesHull II, Arthur City of GallupLobbyist$31,200 $31,200
CitiesOtero, Luke City of HobbsLobbyist$24,500 $24,500 $1,250 $1,250 $51,500
CitiesHoran, Lawrence City of Las CrucesLobbyist$65,254 $67,119 $4,659 $6,000 $143,032
CitiesCornerstone Government AffairsCity of Las CrucesFederal lobbyist$97,200 $97,200 $1,079 $195,479
CitiesMiller, MichaelCity of PortalesLobbyist$14,600$6,600 $21,200
CitiesHoran, Lawrence City of Rio RanchoLobbyist$36,000 $3,000 $39,000
CitiesVan Scoyoc AssociatesCity of Rio RanchoFederal lobbyist$42,000 $500 $42,500
CitiesDuran, MarkCity of Santa FeLobbyist$54,300 $62,000 $116,300
CitiesCisneros, GabrielTown of Red RiverLobbyist$19,999 $19,999
CitiesCisneros, GabrielTown of TaosLobbyist$35,000 $35,000
CitiesTrujillo, RamonTown of TaosLobbyist$7,000 $7,000
CitiesApodaca, RobertTown of TaosLobbyist$40,000 $40,000
CitiesOtero, Luke Village of Los LunasLobbyist$8,500 $15,000 $23,500
CitiesCisneros, GabrielVillage of QuestaLobbyist$40,000 $40,000
CitiesCisneros, GabrielVillage of TularosaLobbyist$32,213 $32,213 $64,425
CitiesCisneros, GabrielVillage of Wagon MoundLobbyist$24,000 $24,000
CitiesRutherford, Thomas City of ClaytonLobbyist$14,000 $14,000
K-12Melendres, ArthurAlbuquerque Public SchoolsLobbyist$66,000 $66,000 $132,000
K-12Menapace, Carrie RobinAlbuquerque Public SchoolsLegislative liaison (district employee)$80,000 $80,000 $10,419 $170,419
K-12Romero, RichardCesar Chavez Charter SchoolLobbyist$3,000 $3,000 $6,000
K-12Griffith, SueCesar Chavez Charter SchoolLobbyist$3,000 $3,000 $6,000
K-12Torres, Joseph Espanola Public School DistrictLobbyist$25,000 $25,000
K-12Santillanes, Matejka Gallup-McKinley County School DistrictLobbyist$25,000 $25,000 $8,000 $8,000 $66,000
K-12Griffith, SueGilbert L. Sena Charter High SchoolLobbyist$6,000 $6,000 $12,000
K-12Saiz, Theresa Las Cruces Public SchoolsLobbyist$15,000 $15,000 $30,000
K-12Ning, Natasha and Drew SetterNew Mexico Military InstituteLobbyist$48,000 $48,000 $96,000
K-12Rutherford, Thomas NM School for the Blind and Visually ImpairedLobbyist$42,600 $42,600 $84,600
K-12Romero, RichardNuestros Valores Charter SchoolLobbyist$9,000 $9,000
K-12Saiz, Theresa Rio Rancho Public SchoolsLobbyist$44,000 $53,000 $97,000
K-12Alcade & FayRio Rancho Public SchoolsFederal lobbyist$54,000 $54,000 $147 $108,147
K-12Siegle, Linda Santa Fe Public SchoolsLobbyist$28,000$36,000 $64,000
K-12Griffith, SueThe Montessori Elementary Charter SchoolLobbyist$6,000 $6,000 $12,000
K-12Apodaca, RobertTierra Encantada Charter SchoolLobbyist$10,000 $10,000
K-12Trujillo, Anthony (T.J.)Turquoise Trail Charter SchoolLobbyist$0$-
OtherShoats , Marla & Dan WeaksAlbuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility AuthorLobbyists$35,000 $35,000 $70,000
OtherMurray, Montgomery & O'DonnellAlbuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility AuthorFederal lobbyist$35,000 $35,000 $70,000
OtherGallegos, SteveAlbuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility AuthorLobbyist$25,000 $30,000 $55,000
OtherAlarid, VanessaAlbuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control AuthLobbyist$44,000 $54,000 $98,000
OtherThompson , John LeeMiddle Rio Grande Conservancy DistrictLobbyist$48,628 $40,125 $88,753
OtherMartinez, Rick New Mexico Finance AuthorityLobbyist$28,000 $28,000
OtherRomero, MercedesNew Mexico Finance AuthorityLobbyist$9,000 $9,000
OtherAnderson, JohnNew Mexico Mortgage Finance AuthorityLobbyist$32,467 $30,000 $3,000 $65,467
OtherSchmidt, DavidNew Mexico Mortgage Finance AuthorityLobbyist$32,628 $30,000$3,000 $65,628
OtherMontoya, JosephNew Mexico Mortgage Finance AuthorityDeputy director$929$1,023 $1,952
OtherMunson, Amy New Mexico State Land OfficeLobbyist$3,500 $3,500
OtherMraz , Joseph New Mexico State Land OfficeLobbyist$22,500 $22,500
OtherRardin, RonnyNew Mexico State Land OfficeLobbyist$22,500 $22,500
OtherGarcia, DennisNew Mexico State Land OfficeLobbyist$22,500 $22,500
OtherMarquez, CharliePERALobbyist$25,000 $40,000 $65,000
OtherHobson, MauricePERALobbyist$25,000 $25,000
OtherSanchez, RaymondPERALobbyist$16,075 $16,075
OtherHoran, Lawrence Southern Sandoval County Arroyo Flood Control AuthLobbyist$36,000 $41,400 $77,400
OtherMurray, Montgomery & O'DonnellSouthern Sandoval County Arroyo Flood Control AuthFederal lobbyist$38,000 $43,800 $81,800
OtherThompson, JosephEastern New Mexico Water Utility AuthorityLobbyist$64,200 $63,850 $128,050
OtherCapitol Consultants LLCEastern New Mexico Water Utility AuthorityFederal lobbyist$67,951 $63,732 $131,683

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