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Jennifer L. Garcia Kozlowski | DLCP Staff

Jennifer L. Garcia Kozlowski is in her first year as Executive Director of Downtown Las Cruces Partnership (DLCP), an accredited New Mexico and 2018 Main Street America program. Ms. Garcia Kozlowski also takes on the lead role for the new Las Cruces Arts and Cultural District, authorized by New Mexico Arts Commission November 2018. She [...]
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Susan Greenwald | DLCP Staff

After focusing on her studies on the language of female punk performance, Susan graduated with a MA in English Literature from West Texas A&M University. Over the next ten years, Susan shared her passion for the arts as a dedicated English and Humanities faculty member at a community college in Texas where she also held several administrative titles. Wishing [...]
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Board

Robert Cruise | Chair

My professional career in the technology industry began in 1979 where I remained throughout my career until the latter part of 2015, at which time my wife and I retired to the wonderful city of Las Cruces[...]
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Yvonne Silva | Treasurer

Yvonne Silva is a proud native New Mexican, born and raised in Dona Ana County. Her career at El Paso Electric began in 2014 and she is currently the Supervisor of Customer Care in which she oversees a team of 22 from her office in downtown Las Cruces [...]
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Bob Pohfal | DLCP Board

Bob Pofahl has been involved in real estate for more than 40 years as a developer and builder. Bob and his associates have developed, designed and built over $6 Billion in projects in the U.S. and Mexico. Beginning with family-owned real estate projects in the 60’s, Bob moved to work for a leading design/build contractor while attending the University of Texas at El Paso[...]
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Buffy Johnson | DLCP Board

At the age of 20, I took off on my own with $200 cash and a red Nissan Sentra (with no A/C) and went to Texas to continue my education at Southwest Texas State University. I worked two jobs while carrying a full course load and paid out of state [...]
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Orlando Padilla | DLCP Board

With a wide-ranging 34-year global career at General Motors, Orlando brings to bear a wealth of experience to the DLCP Board of Directors. Previously, Orlando chaired the GM China Public Policy Team that successfully achieved re-establishing GM operations in China and improve US-China commercial relations [...]
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Linda Lee | Vice Chair

Linda joined the DLCP board of directors in 2017 to become part of a dedicated team committed to downtown Las Cruces development. She believes a vibrant and thriving downtown is an invaluable city asset and an economic driver for the entire community. Prior to moving to Las Cruces, Linda was a 15-year downtown resident of St. Paul, MN actively involved in downtown revitalization and Mississippi riverfront development[..]
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Kristin Morehead | DLCP Board

Kristin Morehead manages the Arrowhead Innovation Network and the AIN Ventures program, assisting with research, production and implementation of projects, partnerships and initiatives conducted through Arrowhead that support entrepreneurship. She also oversees NMSU’s role in the New Mexico Small Business (NSMBA) Program, in partnership with Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories. Kristin holds a Master’s [..]
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Richard Haas, AIA | DLCP Board

Richard was raised in the Texas Hill Country and graduated from Boerne High School as their valedictorian in 1976. He attained his Bachelors degree from Texas A+M University, Magna Cum Laude in 1980 and received his Masters of Architecture from the University [..]
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Tamera Ahner | DLCP Board

Tamera brings her zest for life to the pages of Sonoma Ranch Life & Picacho Living, along with her years of experience as a healthcare administrator. As the publisher of two private, monthly neighborhood magazines, Tamera enjoys introducing neighbors to one another to build long-lasting relationships [...]
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