Campus Planning Committee Membership

The voting membership includes one representative from each college and one from the Library; one representative designated by each Vice President and one designated by the President’s Office; one member of the staff (elected by the NMSU Employee Council); one faculty member elected by the Faculty Senate; two student representatives recommended for appointment by the President of ASNMSU to serve a one year term; one member from the Athletic Department; and one member from Special Events.

Members (college appointments, voting):

Patti HavstadAg Research Scientist, SrAgriculture Environmental
and Consumer Sciences
2 YR
James MurphyInterim Associate DeanArts and Sciences2 YR
Pat Gavin
Professor, MarketingEconomics and International
2 YR
Sukumar BrahmaAssociate ProfessorKlipsch School of Electric
Computer Engineering
2 YR
Jennifer VillaDirector, Learning Resource CenterEducation2 YR
Conni DeBlieck
Assistant ProfessorHealth and Social Services2 YR
Susan Beck
Department HeadLibrary2 YR
Antonio FierroAssistant Manager
for Facilities and Services
Kevin Prieto
Undergraduate RepresentativeAssociated Students of NMSU1 YR
Arryn Robbins Graduate RepresentativeAssociated Students of NMSU1 YR
Derek FisherAssociate ProfessorFaculty Senate2 YR
Monica Dunivan
Veterans Programs CoordinatorEmployee Council3 YR

Ex-officio members of the committee include a representative of the City of Las Cruces (recommended by the Mayor for appointment by the President) and a representative of Dona Ana County (recommended by the County Manager for appointment by the President). Members seated by virtue of their position.

Position Appointments (Ex-Officio, voting):

NameCommittee PositionTerm
Heather WatenpaughUniversity ArchitectN/A
D'Anne StuartAssociate Vice President for Administration & FinanceN/A
Jose LoeraInterim Executive Director for Project Development & EngineeringN/A
joni newcomerEnvironment Policy and Sustainability ManagerN/A
Daniel HowardExecutive Vice President and ProvostN/A
Scott EschenbrennerPresident / CEO Aggie Development / Special Assistant to PresidentN/A
Darlene NelsonAssistant Director, Annual Giving-Culture of PhilanthropyN/A
Kevin BobergVice President for Economic DevelopmentN/A
Michelle Gaving for Luis Vazquez
Associate Vice President for Research Integrity
Scott BrecknerDirector for Special EventsN/A
James HallAssociate Athletic DirectorN/A
Jack KirbyExecutive Director for Environmental Health Safety & Risk ManagementN/A

Resource Members (non-voting):

These are position appointments.

NameCommittee PositionTerm
Andy BurkeSenior Vice President for Administration & FinanceN/A
Robert HerreraFacilities & Services Assistant Director, Project Development & EngineeringN/A
Jon WebsterFacilities & Services Assistant Director, Project Development & EngineeringN/A
Alton LooneyInterim Associate Vice President for FacilitiesN/A
Suzanne MontesOffice of Space ManagementN/A
VacantAssociate Vice President of Auxiliary ServicesN/A
Stella HarveyParking & Transportation ServicesN/A
Stephen LopezChief of PoliceN/A
Greg SmithLas Cruces City CouncilN/A
VacantDona Ana CountyN/A

Our mission is to:

Efficiently provide a safe, well maintained and environmentally sustainable university community.