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About Taos Soil and Water Conservation District

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AndyMartinez

Mr. Martinez won election to the Taos SWCD Board of Supervisors in May of 2013.  He resides in Llano Largo near Penasco and represents the southern areas of Taos County (Zone 4).  Andy is both a lifetime contractor and metal fabricator and was born and raised in the Penasco area.  Mr. Martinez is committed to representing southern Taos County residents on the Taos SWCD Board.  Andy is both a rancher and farmer, and is an avid supporter of the Acequia Program and served as Mayordomo of the Santa Barbara Acequia for over 20 years.

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SteveTrujillo

Mr. Trujillo has served on the Taos SWCD Board since 2006. He resides with his wife Diana in Ranchitos near Taos and serves as the current Vice-Chair and at-large representative for all areas of Taos County. Mr. Trujillo has been in the Banking business for 42 years and has served on the Taos County Chamber of Commerce and the Taos Land Trust. He has been on the Taos Valley Acequia Association Board for 16 years and is its current Treasurer. An advocate for many community organizations, Steve supports local Acequia groups and has been instrumental in the creation of local conservation programs.

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Mrs. Leslie has served on the Taos SWCD Board since February 2014.  She resides with her husband Doug at their home north of Taos and is an appointed member of the Board.  Mrs. Leslie, a practicing attorney for 35 years, was raised among the many farms and ranches in Lubbock Texas.  She owns an Arab grey and is working to restore some ranchland she owns west of Taos.  While in northern NM, she has worked as Taos County Attorney, served as a board member for the Taos Land Trust, founded the nonprofit Watch Over Our Friends, Inc. (WOOF) and currently runs her full-time law practice, Leslie Law, P.C.

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Mr. Long was appointed to the Taos SWCD Board of Supervisors in October 2016.  He is currently serves as a wildlife biologist for the Carson National Forest and has extensive knowledge in conservation and natural resources.  He resides in Las Colonias north of Taos and is an at-large representative for all areas of Taos County.

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