The Office of Public Facilitation (OPF) is an independent entity within the Office of the Secretary. OPF is staffed by an administrative law judge, a board and commission administrator, and a hearing clerk. Our office is located in the Harold Runnels Building, 1190 So. St. Francis Drive, Suite S2100 in Santa Fe, NM 87505. Office hours are 8:00am - 5:00pm Monday through Friday with limited availability during the lunch hour. To make an appointment to view documents in-person please contact the staff below:
For matters before any board or commission, please contact Board Administrator Pam Jones at 505-660-4305 or Pamela.email@example.com.
For matters before the Cabinet Secretary of the Environment, please contact the Hearing Clerk Madai Corral at 505-490-5803 or Madai.Corral@env.nm.us.
OPF conducts hearings, and issues recommended decisions and reports containing findings of fact and conclusions of law in cases regarding environmental permitting, enforcement matters and rulemakings, where such hearings are requested by a party or the public or required by law.
A central part of OPF's work is to make sure the public participates in the hearing process through meaningful oral and written submission of comments. Please click here: Meaningful Public Comment
Hearings are conducted in accordance with the department's rules of practice, statutes, and all other relevant law. For a step-by-step description of the hearing process, please click here: Hearing Process.
Matters filed before various boards and commissions or the Secretary may be found on the Docketed Matters page.
For additional information about boards and commissions, including membership and meeting agendas, please see the Boards and Commission tab on the main page of the NMED website.