San Juan

The Office of the Director formulates division resource development, policy, planning, and administrative and fiscal management.

The Director, Fernando Martinez, is appointed by the Cabinet Secretary of the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department. The Director administers laws and regulations pertaining to hard rock and coal mining, mine registration and safeguarding, and annual industry reporting. The Director serves as the state's representative on mining issues for EMNRD and, occasionally, for the Governor. The Director represents New Mexico on the Interstate Mining Compact Commission and the Reclamation Committee of the Western Interstate Energy Board.

The Director's staff provides administrative and fiscal management, liaison with the legislature on budget and legislation issues, and economic development and public education initiatives.

Contact Information

Fernando Martinez, Division Director
Xavier Rodriguez, Fiscal Officer
Angela Trujillo
, Accountant and Auditor

(505) 476-3435
(505) 476-3430
(505) 476-3406
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