Staff & Commission Member


GCD’s Staff and Contact Information

Vacant, Director

VacantDeputy Director

Crystal BenavidezChief Financial Officer
Email Crystal

Daniel MacyDisability Specialist
Email Daniel

Vacant, Access Specialist

Stan RossAccess Specialist
Email Stan

Jeminie ShellDisability Specialist
Email Jeminie

Lisa McNivenDisability Specialist
Email Lisa

Antoinette ChavezBusiness Operations Specialist/ HR Manager
Email Antoinette

NMTAP Staff and Contact Information

Tracy AgiovlasitisProgram Manager
Email Tracy

Jesse Armijo, Technology Coordinator
Email Jesse

Julianne LaJeunesse​, Technology Specialist
Email Julianne

Maurice AlvarezTechnology Specialist 
Email Maurice

BIAC Program Coordinator

Monica Montoya
Email Monica

Commission Members

By statute, the Governor’s Commission on Disability is comprised of fifteen members: nine Governor-appointed members and six statutory members.


Curtiss Wilson,  Chair

Trudy Luken, Vice Chair
Las Cruces 

Tom Graham
Santa Fe/Corrales

Judy Ann Sena
Las Vegas

Melissa Washburn

Erlinda Seymour
Pueblo of Acoma


Trinidad de Jesus Arguello 

Angelique Montoya-Chavez 
Santa Fe 


Aging and Long Term Services
Katrina Hotrum-Lopez
, Cabinet Secretary 
(Anthony Romero, proxy)

Children Youth and Families
Brian BlalockCabinet Secretary
(Elizabeth Hamilton, proxy)

Department of Health
David Scrase, Acting Cabinet Secretary
(Marc Kolman, proxy)

Department of Workforce Solutions
Ricky Serna, Acting Cabinet Secretary
(Chris Zafra, proxy)

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Dan Drury, Executive Director

Human Services Department
David Scrase, Cabinet Secretary
(Melanie Buenviaje, proxy)