Legislative Committee

The Legislative Committee operates during the legislative sessions and makes recommendations to policy makers on justice related legislation.


Martin Suazo, Chair

Bennett Baur, Chief Public Defender

Brian Blalock, Secretary of the Children, Youth, and Families Department

Bob Cleavall, appointed by the Speaker of the House

Mark Donatelli, appointed by the Speaker of the House

Hon. Cristina Jaramillo, appointed by the District and Metropolitan Court Judge's Association

Celina Jones, Administrative Office of the Courts, for the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

Anne Kelly, for the Attorney General

Angela "Spence" Pacheco, appointed by the Speaker of the House

David Schmidt, appointed by the Senate President Pro Tem

Regina Chacon, for the Secretary of the Department of Public Safety

Alisha Tafoya-Lucero, Acting Secretary of Corrections

Clint Wellborn, appointed by the District Attorneys Association

Linda Freeman, New Mexico Sentencing Commission Executive Director

Douglas Carver, New Mexico Sentencing Commission Deputy Director