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Director's Division

Business Support Services, Human Resources, Information Technology & Communications, Public Affairs 

Jeff M. Witte, Director/Secretary
Physical Address:
3190 S. Espina
Las Cruces, NM  88003-8005
Mailing Address:
MSC 3189, Box 30005
Las Cruces, NM  88003-8005
575-646-3007
575-646-8120 Fax
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Anthony J. Parra, Deputy Director
575-646-3702
575-646-8120 Fax
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Tammy Bracamonte, Business Manager
Business Support Services, Accounting Systems, Budgeting, Purchasing, Grant & Contract Administration
575-646-3007
575-646-1540 Fax
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Cheryl Mason, Human Resources Operations Manager
575-646-3008
575-646-4871 Fax
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Kristie Garcia, Director of Public Affairs
Events, Graphic Design, Media Relations, Social Media, Website
575-646-2804
575-646-8120 Fax
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Vacant, Government Relations Specialist
575-646-5854
575-646-8120 Fax
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Industry and Agency Programs

Drought Task Force, Emerging Issues, Industry Relations, New Mexico Water Quality Control Commission, Wildlife Service Cooperative Program

Larry J. Dominguez, Division Director
575-646-8955
575-646-8120 Fax
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Inspection of Public Records

Anthony J. Parra, Custodian of Public Documents
Larry J. Dominguez, Co-Custodian of Public Documents
575-646-3007
575-646-8120 Fax
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Agricultural and Environmental Services

Apiary, Entomology, Hemp, Nursery, Pesticide Compliance, Phytosanitary Certification

Brad LewisDivision Director
MSC 3BA, Box 30005
Las Cruces, NM 88003
575-646-3207
575-646-5977 Fax
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Stephen D. Baca, Assistant Director
Pesticide Compliance
575-646-2134
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Ryan Hiles, Assistant Director
Entomology & Nursery Industries
575-646-3207
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Agricultural Production Services

Biosecurity, Dairy, Feed, Seed & Fertilizer, Produce Safety, Southwest Border Food Protection & Emergency Preparedness Center

Dustin Cox, Division Director
1101 Camino de Salud, NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
505-383-9299
505-383-9294 Fax
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Katie Laney, Assistant Director
Feed, Seed, & Fertilizer
MSC 3150, Box 30005
Las Cruces, NM 88003
575-646-3107
575-646-1540 Fax
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Marshal Wilson, Assistant Director
Biosecurity
MSC 3189, Box 30005
Las Cruces, NM  88003-8005
575-646-7243
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Agricultural Programs and Resources

Acequia & Community Ditch Fund, Agricultural Workforce Development Program, Endangered Species & Wildlife, Farm & Range Improvement Fund Activities, Federal Rangelands & Forests, Healthy Soil Program, Natural & Working Lands Climate Action Team, Climate Task Force, Noxious Weed Management, Soil & Water Conservation Districts, Watershed Protection, Water Trust Board

Julie Maitland, Division Director
MSC APR, Box 30005
Las Cruces, NM 88003
575-646-2642
575-646-1540 Fax
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Laboratory Division

Metrology Laboratory, Petroleum Laboratory, Seed Laboratory, State Chemist Laboratory

Tim DardenDivision Director
MSC 3-LD, Box 30005
Las Cruces, NM 88003
575-646-1551
575-646-2361 Fax
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Marketing and Development

Agricultural Statistics Bulletin, Chef Ambassador Program, Domestic Marketing, International Marketing, Federal-State Market News, Fruit & Vegetable Inspection Services, Grants & Cost-Share Programs, NEW MEXICO—Taste the Tradition/Grown with Tradition Logo Program, Organic Program

Jason New, Division Director
MSC 5600, Box 30005
Las Cruces, NM 88003
575-646-4929
575-646-3303 Fax
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Standards and Consumer Services

Chile Advertising ActEgg GradingOpen Date Labeling for Dairy Products, Petroleum Standards, Weights & Measures

Roxanne Chepsongol, Division Director
MSC 3170, Box 30005
Las Cruces, NM 88003
575-646-1616
575-646-2361 Fax
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Vacant, Assistant Director
Consumer Services
575-646-1616
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Veterinary Diagnostic Services

John Ragsdale, DVM, PhD, DACVPInterim Division Director
1101 Camino de Salud, NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
505-383-9299
800-432-9110 (In-State)
505-383-9294 Fax
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