New Mexico Outstanding Leadership Award

Nomination Deadline:
March 1

The New Mexico Outstanding Leadership Award will be awarded to a non-NMSU employee who has made significant contributions to New Mexico in key ACES disciplines, including but not limited to food and fiber production and marketing, family and youth development, health, water use and conservation, environmental stewardship, consumer science, and emerging technologies, economic and community development and/or entrepreneurship in Agriculture and food systems.

This award is not open to current NMSU employees.

Nominations:
Any client, alumnus, student, or employee of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences may nominate an individual by submitting a letter or email describing the performance and qualities of the nominee warranting the award. Supporting evidence and letters of support (not more than three) will be included.

Submission options:
Nomination may be submitted by email or paper, but only supporting documents included in the original nomination will be considered.

Email:
Attach letter and supporting documentation to ypalma@nmsu.edu.

or

Mail letters of nomination to:
Awards Committee c / o
Dean, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
P.O. Box 30003, MSC 3AG
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM 88003


Recipients:

  • 2019 Rachel Cunningham
  • 2018 Marge McKeen
  • 2017 Larry Hobson
  • 2016 Beverly Idsinga
  • 2015 Dina Chacon-Reitzel
  • 2014 Julian J. Garcia
  • 2013 Anna Lyles
  • 2012 Alisa Ogden
  • 2011 Palemon Martinez
  • 2010 Don & Fran Cotter
  • 2009 Gene Baca
  • 2008 Billy Dictson
  • 2007 Johnny Reid
  • 2006 Sharon Lombardi
  • 2005 James D. Calhoun
  • 2004 Lou Biad
  • 2003 J. B. Pruett
  • 2002 Larry Hobson
  • 2001 Frank DuBois
  • 2000 Bud Eppers
  • 1999 Blake Curtis
  • 1998 Tim Jennings
  • 1997 Laura Vigil Caffey
  • 1997 Sen. Pete Domenici
  • 1996 Rob Cox
  • 1995 Joe Stell
  • 1994 Eddie Smithson
  • 1993 Alice King
  • 1992 Blanche Wagoner
  • 1991 Longino Vigil
  • 1990 Mary Helen Skeen
  • 1989 Mary Moore
  • 1988 Florence Cox
  • 1987 Linda Davis
  • 1986 Wilma A. Ludwig
  • 1984 Felicia Thal
  • 1982 Alice King
  • 1980 Linda Lambert
  • 1979 Mary Blakley
  • 1978 Fabiola C. de Baca
  • 1978 Frances Marron Lee
  • 1978 Thelma Inmon