Central New Mexico Community College: District 1


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Robert Chavez


Registered as: screen-shot-2017-01-25-at-10-33-06-am Democrat

Endorsements: None reported

Occupation: Supervisor with the structural department at APS

Facebook: Robert G. Chavez

Website: No

About: Robert Chavez is a former police officer who now works for APS.  He has coached several sports and has served as a D.A.R.E/G.R.E.A.T instructor.  He says he would like to “make quality education better and affordable for everyone.”

Pauline Garcia (Incumbent)


Registered as: screen-shot-2017-01-25-at-10-33-06-am Democrat


  • CNM Employees Union Committee on Political Education PAC (COPE-PAC)

Occupation: Retired

Facebook: No

Website: No

About: Pauline Garcia has represented District 1 of the CNM Governing Board since 2013. She also served one term on the TVI Governing Board after being elected in 1997.  She says being on the CNM Governing Board has allowed her to see “the changes in the lives of students who may not have otherwise obtained degrees and certificates.”