Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Martinez Also Names Corrections Seach Committee

And she's bringing back Rob Perry, who was Corrections secretary under Gov. Gary Johnson. And Matt Chandler's dad too.

These folks will look for top prison officials.


Rob Perry is the city attorney for the City of Albuquerque.  He served as head of New Mexico’s Department of Corrections under Governor Gary Johnson and as an assistant attorney general under Tom Udall.  He was also the deputy director of the Department of Public Safety with the New Mexico State Police.


Elmer Bustos retired from state government in 2006 after 26-plus years of service with the New Mexico Department of Corrections.  Bustos attended Highlands University and the University of New Mexico receiving a bachelor’s and master’s degree in education.  He was born and raised in northern New Mexico in the Española Valley. 


Caleb Chandler was a uniformed police officer for the Clovis Police Department for over 20 years.  Chandler retired as the chief of police.  He also served for 12 years in the New Mexico state Senate.


Gregg Marcantel is a captain with the Bernalillo County Sheriffs Department.  Marcantel’s career in law enforcement spans more than 30 years.  He has been recognized nationally for developing a domestic violence prevention program.


Alfonso Solis is currently the administrator for both the Adult and Juvenile Detention Centers in Roswell.  Prior to that, Solis served as the detention center administrator for the Doña Ana Detention Center.  He retired from the United States Marshals Service in 1998 after a distinguished 21-year career.