Programs & Services

Office of the Secretary

The Office of the Secretary provides policy direction for the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department and its communications with The Office of the Governor, the New Mexico State Legislature and other state agencies. 

The department has six divisions: Administrative Services, Energy Conservation and Management, Mining and Minerals, Oil Conservation, State Forestry, and State Parks. In addition, the Secretary has administrative oversight of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Transportation Safety Coordinator, the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, the Game Commission, and the Youth Conservation Corps.

Sarah Cottrell Propst

Sarah Cottrell Propst

Cabinet Secretary

Sarah Cottrell Propst was appointed by New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham to serve as the Cabinet Secretary of the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD) in January 2019. 

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Todd Leahy

Todd Leahy

Deputy Cabinet Secretary

Todd Leahy was appointed Deputy Secretary of Energy, Minerals, and Natural Resources in January 2019. 

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Dylan Fuge

Dylan Fuge

General Counsel

Dylan Fuge was appointed the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department’s General Counsel in March 2021. 

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Susan Torres

Susan Torres

Public Information Officer

Susan Torres was appointed Public Information Officer in April 2019. 

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AnnaLinden Weller

AnnaLinden Weller

Policy Advisor

Dr. AnnaLinden Weller is a city planner with specialties in sustainability and risk communication, climate change mitigation, and energy policy. 

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Joe Montano

Chief Information Officer

Welcome to the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department Information Technology Office Webpage. 

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