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Charlotte Martinez
Office Manager
Mrs. Martinez has worked for Taos Soil and Water Conservation District for over 14 years. She resides in Llano Quemado with her husband Max and their daughter. Mrs. Martinez is a graduate of Taos High School and has taken Secretarial Administration courses at Northern New Mexico Community College. Charlotte is in charge of the District Animal Damage program, Noxious Weed cost-share program and office sales of conservation related materials. She has an extensive knowledge of Taos SWCD programs and participants. Mrs. Martinez is also familiar with the history of Taos SWCD and has experience in working with the local and native conservation communities.
Peter Vigil
District Manager 

Mr. Vigil has worked for Taos Soil and Water Conservation District for 15 years. He resides with his wife Jeanette in Ranchitos with their 6 children. His first tenure was as Administrative Technician and more recently as District Manager. Mr. Vigil is a graduate of Taos High School and holds a B.S. degree in Physics from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. He holds numerous certificates in conservation related disciplines. Peter has served for the past 3 years as the Southwest representative for the National Conservation District Employee Association and is active in the New Mexico Conservation District Employees. He served on the Board for the Taos Valley Acequia Association for 5 years and has been a commissioner on the San Francisco de Pauda Ditch since 1996.
Tanya Duncan
Finance Manager 

Mrs. Duncan, a native of Taos, joined the staff of the Taos Soil and Water Conservation District in November 2013.  She resides in Des Montes with her husband Subra and their two children.  Mrs. Duncan holds an Associate’s Degree in Business Management with additional courses in GIS, Accounting, Marketing and Design.  Before returning to Taos, she ran her own retail business in Burlington, Vermont.  She has also taken Spanish language courses at Escuela de Idiomas Falcon in Guanajuato, Mexico.  Mrs. Duncan previously worked at the Taos Land Trust (for 17 years) where her responsibilities included managing all aspects of their land projects and GIS mapping.
W. Bruce Trujillo
CAD Design Technician 

Mr. Trujillo, a native of the Taos Pueblo Tribe, joined the staff of Taos Soil and Water Conservation District in February 2015.  Mr. Trujillo has 20 years of experience in the realm of Landscape Architecture.  His progression has taken him through several Architectural and Landscape Architecture Planning firms.  He has a long list of project experience and has been a team player in many award-winning designs.  He has been instrumental in creating design guidelines and CAD graphics standards enhancing work flow and production.  He is a graduate of the former Albuquerque Technical Vocational Institute in Architectural Design/Drafting Technology.
David Gilroy
Conservation Education & Program Associate

Mr. Gilroy started working with TSWCD in January 2019 to assist with groundwater monitoring and conservation education.  He resides with his wife and two kids in his home village of San Cristobal, NM.  With formal schooling from Taos High School (’96), UNM (‘01), and the U. of Wisconsin (‘08), he works to bridge the gap between scientific research and public education.  His professional experience includes ecological field research, youth career development in conservation work, and high school science teaching.  Outside of the workplace, he and his family enjoy farming, outdoor adventures, and home & garden-scale engineering projects.    You can email David by clicking here.

 

Manuel Gutierrez
Field Design Technician
Mr. Gutierrez was born and raised in Taos, NM and graduated from Taos High school in 2013, and UNM in 2017.  Mr. Gutierrez Joined the staff of Taos Soil and Water in April 2021 to assist members of the Acequia Program by surveying and drafting projects that Taos SWCD design and build. Manuel Enjoys the outdoors, and spending quality time with family and friends.
Martin JARAMILLO
Field survey technician

Mr. Jaramillo was born and raised in Taos, NM and graduated from Taos High School in 2019.  He has completed courses in NMSU’s Fisheries and Wildlife Science Department. He later worked at the Bureau of Land Management as a Range Technician under contract through Taos Soil & Water Conservation District. In September 2021 he was hired at Taos Soil & Water Conservation District as the Field Survey Technician to assist the Acequia Program in surveying and designing projects. Outside of work he enjoys being in the outdoors hiking, hunting, and fishing.  He also enjoys spending quality time with friends and family.