Mayor

Phillip Burch
Education

  • Artesia High School
  • New Mexico Military Institute
  • University of Denver
Diploma
  • Associate of Arts
  • BSBA-Business
Employment Information
  • Ten Years spent as Vice President of Administration before he retired from Penasco Valley Telephone Cooperative
  • 35 years in senior management positions for regional and national retail companies in fields of business operations and human resources
Date(s) elected to office
  • 2000: Elected to 2-year City Council Term
  • 2002: Re-elected to 4-year City Council Term
  • 2006: Re-elected to 4-year City Council Term
  • 2008: Appointed Mayor (to complete term of Mayor Manuel Madrid)
  • 2010: Elected Mayor
  • 2014:  Re-elected Mayor

Mayor Phillip S. Burch