SANTA TERESA (AP) — The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Santa Teresa Port of Entry has a new director.
Joanne Thale-Lembo was sworn into office Wednesday during a CBP Field Operations change of command ceremony.
Thale-Lembo will direct operations and enforcement activities at the port as well as CBP operations at the Albuquerque international airport. She will oversee CBP employees at these locations including CBP officers, agriculture specialists, canine enforcement officers, and other personnel working in other disciplines.
The port is a key border point of entry for New Mexico and northern Chihuahua.