Mayor

Raye Miller 



Born November 25, 1954 – Albuquerque, New Mexico

Graduated with undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of New Mexico 1976

Graduated with Master of Business Administration degree from University of Southern California 1978

Worked as Assistant Controller – Sears Roebuck and Company 1978-1980

Started working for Marbob Energy Corporation 1980 as Accountant.  Moved into title, gas contracts, oil marketing and land work, including farmouts, JOA and leasing.  Background includes archeology on Federal Lands, Otero Mesa controversy in Otero County, New Mexico

Secretary/Treasurer Marbob Energy Corporation until sold in 2010

Chairman-Resource Advisory Council New Mexico State Bureau of Land Management (Appointed to council by United States Secretary of Interior Gale Norton)

Board Member-New Mexico State Land Office Advisory Board (Confirmed by New Mexico Legislature 2005)

Committee member-endangered species issues in Southeast New Mexico regarding the Lessor Prairie Chicken and the Sand Dune Lizard

President-New Mexico Oil and Gas Association

Board Member-Permian Basin Petroleum Association

Board Member-First Artesia Bancshares

President Artesia Quarterback Club

Member-Executive Committee New Mexico Oil and Gas Association

President Regeneration Energy Corp

Trustee Faith Baptist Church