Class Schedule

If you are a producer, business owner, or community leader in any of these areas and would like to host our group, please contact Amanda Ball, program coordinator, at 575-646-6691 or aball@nmsu.edu.


Class 12 is currently running on a 15-month condensed schedule, and will conclude in July 2018. Remaining seminars include:

  • Energy, Minerals, and Natural Resources - March 13-16 in Tucumcari, NM
  • International Experience: The Netherlands - May 5-13 in conjunction with NMDA Trade Mission
  • Urban Agriculture - July 24-26 in Albuquerque/Central NM
  • Graduation - July 26, 2018

Class 13 will run July 2018 thru December 2019, with a graduation reception in January 2020. Final dates will be determined by class participants during Orientation. Tentative schedule includes:

  • Leadership Discovery/Orientation - July 26-28, 2018 in Albuquerque/Central NM
  • National Political Processes - September 2018 in Washington D.C., 7 days
  • Trade & Communication - November 2018 in Las Cruces/Southern NM
  • State Political Processes - February 2019 in Santa Fe, NM
  • International Experience - destination TBD by class, April or May 2019 for 7-10 days
  • Oil & Gas Industry - July 2019 in Northwestern NM
  • Urban Agriculture & Social Issues - September 2019 in Central NM
  • Energy, Minerals, and Natural Resources - November 2019 in Southeastern NM
  • Graduation - January 2020

Class will have a 1-hour conference call in months with no seminar.