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The Office of the Director formulates division resource development, policy, planning, and administrative and fiscal management.

The Director is appointed by the Cabinet Secretary of the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department to administer laws and regulations pertaining to hard rock and coal mining, mine registration and safeguarding, and annual industry reporting. The Director serves as the state’s representative on mining issues for EMNRD and, occasionally, for the Governor, and represents New Mexico on the Interstate Mining Compact Commission.

The Director and staff provide administrative and fiscal management, and liaison with the legislature on budget and legislation issues.

Contact Information
Jerry Schoeppner, Division Director
Kim Sanchez, Fiscal Officer
Dana David
, Attorney
Angela Trujillo, Accountant and Auditor
(505) 467-9671
(505) 629-6794
(505) 660-0961
(505) 699-3036