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Chairman Daniel J. Romero

Daniel J. Romero has served as an LCC Board Member for (5) years and is a resident of Las Vegas, New Mexico. Mr. Romero received his Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Education from New Mexico Highlands University and served as Director of Vocational Trades for many years at LCC and is now retired. Mr. Romero also taught at a Correctional Facility for twelve (12) years. Mr. Romero has served on the Mora/San Miguel Co-op, the Tri-state Electrical Board/Colorado as well as a volunteer coach for Youth in Las Vegas, New Mexico.

Daniel J. Romero
Board Chairman
Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701
District 7 Representative
West Las Vegas District

Vice Chairman Kenneth Medina

Kenneth Medina has served as an LCC Board Member for approximately five (5) years and is a resident of Las Vegas, New Mexico. Mr. Medina was employed as the Facilities Manager for the West Las Vegas School District for twenty-nine (29) years and served on the San Miguel County Commission Board for eight (8) years and is currently retired. Mr. Medina has been a musician for many years and has played for numerous benefit dances for those in need.

Kenneth Medina
Board Vice Chairman
Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701
District 1 Representative
Las Vegas City Schools District

Secretary Ernie Chavez

Ernie Chavez has served as an LCC Board Member for approximately four (4) years and is a resident of Mora, New Mexico. Mr. Chavez’ career consisted of teaching and a bus driver. Mr. Chavez is a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans Purple Heart, American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Ernie Chavez
Board Secretary
Cleveland, New Mexico 87715
District 3 Representative
Mora District

Trustee David Gutierrez

David Gutierrez has served as an LCC Board Member for approximately eight (8) years and is a resident of Springer, New Mexico. Mr. Gutierrez recently retired as the Distribution Manager for the Springer Electric Cooperative. Mr. Gutierrez has served as a volunteer firefighter for over thirty-one (31) years and is a member of the Economic Development of Springer, volunteers at Springer High School activities and served on the Springer School Board for twelve (12) years. Mr. Gutierrez received his Associate’s Degree in Education from Trinidad State University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from New Mexico State University

David Gutierrez
Board Member
Springer, New Mexico 87747
District 6 Representative
Springer, Wagon Mound, and Maxwell Districts

Trustee Abelino Montoya, Jr.

Abelino Montoya, Jr. has served as an LCC Board Member for approximately fifteen (15) years and is a resident of Las Vegas, New Mexico. Mr. Montoya holds a Masters and Bachelor’s degree from New Mexico Highlands University as well as being a licensed New Mexico Professional Mental Health Counselor. A Disabled Army Veteran, Mr. Montoya served seven (7) years, including two (2) tours in Vietnam. Mr. Montoya’s work experience has been in Post-Secondary Education, State and County Government and in the private sector. Mr. Montoya served as the Executive Deputy Director of the New Mexico Worker’s Compensation Administration and is now retired. Mr. Montoya’s civic and professional affiliations have been many to include: Luna Community College Board of Trustees, current Board Member of Quality New Mexico, former president of the Las Vegas Rotary International, Las Vegas/San Miguel Chamber of Commerce and Western Regional Worker’s Compensation for Timber Products Manufacturers. Mr. Montoya is also a member of the Paralyzed Veteran’ Association and New Mexico Highlands University Alumni Association.

Abelino Montoya Jr.
Board Member
Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701
District 5 Representative
Las Vegas City School District

Trustee Eugenio Perez IV

Eugenio Perez IV has been a Luna Community College Board member since April 2018. Perez IV is a 1999 Santa Rosa High School graduate. In May 2008, Perez earned a bachelor of arts in political science from New Mexico Highlands University. In addition, Perez earned his welding certificate from Luna Community College in 2004. Perez is currently an instructor with Valley High School. Perez has also taught welding for Luna’s Santa Rosa satellite. Perez is an instructor certified through National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER), which is recognized by industry and government as the training, assessment, certification and career development standard for construction and maintenance craft professionals. Perez, age 37, is married with three children.

Eugenio Perez IV
Board Member
Santa Rosa, New Mexico 88435
District 4 Representative
Santa Rosa District

Trustee Mark Dominguez

Mark Dominguez has been a member of the Luna Community College Board of Trustees since August 2018. Dominguez’ family is living proof that Luna is a great school to begin your college education. One of his sons graduated from Luna and he went on to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Highlands University. Another son took dual credit courses during his junior and senior year in high school at Luna, and it prepared him for Highlands University.
Dominguez has owned and operated J.J. and Sons Excavations and Decorative Concrete for 24 years. Dominguez, 47, is a 1989 graduate of West Las Vegas High School. He has three children.

Mark Dominguez
Board Member
Las Vegas, NM 87701
District 2 Representative
West Las Vegas School District