Executive Committee

The Executive Committee (EC) is the governing body of the Middle Rio Grande Endangered Species Collaborative Program (Program) and consists of one representative from each Program signatory. The EC informs, approves, and directs the implementation of Program initiatives and acts as the face of the Program in any communication with signatory and non-signatory agencies and organizations.


Mark Kelly

Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority

Non-Federal Co-Chair

Wayne Pullan

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

Federal Co-Chair


Mark Kelly

Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority

Paul Tashjian

Audubon Southwest

Kim Eichhorst

Bosque Ecosystem Monitoring Program

Rick Carpenter

Buckman Direct Diversion

Colleen Langan-McRoberts

City of Albuquerque Open Space Division

Anne Marken

Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District

William Grantham

New Mexico Attorney General’s Office

Matthew Wunder

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish

Grace Haggerty

New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission

Pueblo of Isleta

Michael Scialdone

Pueblo of Sandia

Pueblo of Santa Ana

Thomas Turner

University of New Mexico

LTC Jerre Hansbrough

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Jennifer Faler

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

Shawn Sartorius

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Valencia Soil and Water Conservation District