STUART BUTZIER, head of Modrall Sperling’s Natural Resources Department and managing director of the firm’s Santa Fe office, has been named 2018 NREEL Lawyer of the Year by the National Resources, Energy, and Environmental Law (NREEL) Section of the State Bar of New Mexico. The award was given in recognition of his “demonstrating professionalism and integrity, superior legal service, exemplary service to the NREEL Section, and service to the public.”
QUALITY NEW MEXICO has announced the eight recipients of the 2018 New Mexico Performance Excellence Awards (NMPEA). The 2018 Zia Award recipient is the Nor-Lea Hospital District, Lovington. The Zia Excellence Award reflects that the recipient is a New Mexico role model organization in how it uses effective, systematic processes to continually improve and to achieve performance excellence in its key outcomes. The 2018 Roadrunner (Progress) recipients are Del Norte Credit Union, Santa Fe; Farmington Municipal Schools, Farmington; Los Alamos National Laboratory Police Office, Los Alamos; and Meals on Wheels of Albuquerque, Albuquerque. The Roadrunner (progress) level reflects that the recipient organizations demonstrate progress in building sound and systemic processes and attaining improved outcomes.
The 2018 Piñon (Commitment) recipients are the New Mexico Department of Transportation District Two, Roswell; and Sandia National Laboratories Mission Computing and IT Financial Management Business Operations, Albuquerque. The Piñon level reflects that the recipients are in the early states of using systematic processes and data to attain improved overall outcomes.
The 2018 Adobe (Foundation) recipient is Health Quest Chiropractic, LLC, Albuquerque. The Adobe level reflects that the recipient has defined its key characteristics including its mission and vision; its customer and workforce segments and requirements; its competitive environment; and its strategic challenges and advantages.
All award and recognition recipients will be formally recognized at the 2019 Quality New Mexico Learning Summit & New Mexico Performance Excellence Awards to be held in April of 2019.