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New Mexico
Environment Department

Michelle Desmond

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Director, Administrative Services Division

Michelle comes to us from the New Mexico Office of the Attorney General, where she was the Executive Services Director for the past 4 years. Michelle has 26 years of experience working for the State of New Mexico, of which 22 years were spent working for the Department of Transportation.

She was the first and only woman selected for the General Operations Manager position with Department of Transportation (DOT) at a District level. She spent 10 years of her career managing IT, Budget and Finance, HR, Heavy Equipment, Fleet and Facilities and Risk Management.

Michelle moved on to the AG’s office where she was the “Jane” of all trades. She managed Fleet and Facilities; she successfully cleaned up several contracts and price agreements, saving the agency millions of dollars over the years; she was recognized by FMD for acquiring a new Albuquerque office for the AG on time and under budget, moving over 125 employees successfully. She worked together with IT to remodel all three of the AG’s offices to bring them into compliance with safety and security standards. One of her biggest endeavors was bringing in a new cloud-based phone system and service, and an online payment card acceptance that is in federal compliance to the agency.

Michelle is a University of New Mexico graduate with a degree in Organizational Development and Business. She has maintained her Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification since 2001.

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