ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Former New Mexico Secretary of State Mary Herrera is one of eight finalists for the vacant Taos County Manager post, The Taos News reported.
Interim County Manager Barbara Martinez said the county commission will interview the finalists for the job on Sept. 21 and 22, The News said.
A total of 13 people applied for the job, which became vacant when then-County Manager Jacob Caldwell was fired by the county commission in July on a 4-1 vote.
Beside Herrera, whose term as secretary of state ended in 2010, finalists include Jorge Alvarado, managing attorney for New Mexico Legal Aid; Stephen Archuleta, director of field services for the state Children, Youth and Families Department; Richard Bellis, deputy Taos County Manager; John D.R. Clark, human resources director and treasurer for the city of Garden Grove, Calif.; Anton Hackebeil, former district attorney for the 38th Judicial District of Texas; Benjamin Leon Ortega, planning manager for the city of Albuquerque; and D.A. Torres, a resident of Arroyo Seco and former director of personnel for the New Mexico National Guard.
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