Deputy garrison commander White Sands Missile Range Who or what inspires you as a leader and why?
An inspirational leader is someone who is able to listen and motivate his or her personnel. A leader must allow them the opportunity to think freely and try new things, but also be accessible to ensure the individual is able to get feedback on their progress.
What do you consider to be New Mexico’s strengths and how can our state build upon these assets?
The state’s conservation efforts are good as well as the protection of the environment. New Mexico must continue funding efforts for species re-introduction in native habitats throughout the state.
What do you consider to be the weaknesses facing New Mexico, and how can we overcome these challenges?
The state needs to improve their tax structure and make it more conducive to the military and retirees.