The Eastern Plains Council of Governments Board

Participating local governments assign one voting and one alternate member by resolution. Alternates (Alt) are listed below their respective local government. The officers are elected per year and the Executive Director serves as the Secretary by default per the bylaws of the organization.

Fidel Madrid
Chairman

City of Clovis
Alt: Helen Casaus

Roman Garcia
Vice-Chairman

Town of Vaughn
Alt: Rudy Martinez

Cynthia Lee
Treasurer

Village of San Jon
Alt: Toni Stoner

Sandy Chancey
Secretary

Executive Director, EPCOG

Robert Thornton

Curry County
Alt: Chet Spear

Leona Powell

Village of Grady
Alt: Wesley Shafer

Susan Scioli

Town of Texico
Alt: Carolyn Johnson

Amanda Lucero

De Baca County
Alt: Ralph York

Gerald Cline

Village of Fort Sumner
Alt: Elizabeth Steele

Albert Campos, Jr.

Guadalupe County
Alt: Albert Campos, Jr.

Jose Campos III

City of Santa Rosa
Alt: Joseph Romero

Meadow Forget

Village of Melrose
Alt: Ronald Moore

Michael Lewis

Harding County
Alt: Jennifer Baca

Daniela Johnson

Village of Mosquero
Alt: Theresa Trujillo

Sinfo Lavato

Village of Roy
Alt: N/A

Daniel Zamora

Quay County
Alt: Jerri Rush

Scott Parnell

Village of Logan
Alt: David Babb

Ruth Ann Litchfield

City of Tucumcari
Alt: Mark Martinez

Jill Caviness

Village of Causey
Alt: LaVerne Lee

Becky Fraze

Village of Dora
Alt: Bill Cathey

Kim Summers

Town of Elida
Alt: Beverly Creighton

Toni Whitecotton

Village of Floyd
Alt: N/A

Veronica Cordova

City of Portales
Alt: Daniel Boan

Justin Bennett

Union County
Alt: Brandy Thompson

Leroy Montoya

Town of Clayton
Alt: Ernest Sanchez

Stephanie Osborn

Village of Des Moines
Alt: Scott Warner

Katie Bramblett

Village of Grenville
Alt: James Saddoris

Franklin McCasland

Arch Hurley Conservancy District
Alt: Robert Lopez

Wade Holdeman

Fort Sumner Irrigation District
Alt: Kendal Kohler

Village of Folsom

NONPARTICIPATING

Village of House

NONPARTICIPATING

Roosevelt County

NONPARTICIPATING

 

EPCOG Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is formed by the Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Treasurer, and one board member per county that may not be represented by the officers. The board member assigned for a county area is assigned by the board representatives within their respective county area.

Fidel Madrid
Chairman

Curry County 
(City of Clovis)

Roman Garcia
Vice-Chairman

Guadalupe County
(Village of Vaughn)

Cynthia Lee
Treasurer

Quay County
(Village of San Jon)

Amanda Lucero

De Baca County
(De Baca County)

Sinfo Lavato

Harding County
(Village of Roy)

Toni Whitecotton

Roosevelt County
(Village of Floyd)

Justin Bennett

Union County
(Union County)

 

Cry from the Wilderness Award

The Cry from the Wilderness Award is presented each year to a board member who has shown advocacy of regional issues, dedicated service, and leadership. The recipient of the award is chosen by the prior recipient.

Justin Bennett

2021

Richard Primrose

2020

Wesley Shafer

2019

Roman Garcia

2018

Toni Whitecotton

2017

Oscar Robinson

2016

Cynthia Lee

2015

Fidel Madrid

2014

Jack Chosvig

2013

Vanita Menapace

2012

Becky Fraze

2011

Wesley Shafer

2010

Isidro Garcia

2009

Manuel Flores

2008

Gary Watkins

2007

Richard Arguello

2006

Mary Mayfield

2005

Shirley Brooks

2004

Pow Carter

2003

Leandro Abeyta

2002

Eldred Noble

2001

Don Sweet

2000

Bill Kirby

1999

Lee Tillman

1998

Fern White

1997

Della Wetsel

1996

Juanita Thurman

1995

Richard Marquez

1994

Jake Lopez

1993

Milton Terry

1992

Bill Bollinger

1991

Mary Lopez

1990

Frank McRee

1989

Joe Jack Culbertson

1988

Chet Wyant

1987

Hugh Riley

1986