Distinguished Alumni

Congratulations to all of our Distinguished Alumni and our James F. Cole Memorial Award for Service and Young Alumni Service Award recipients. We’re proud of your outstanding achievements and service, and grateful for your commitment to New Mexico State University.

Klaus E. Wiemer ’85

College of Agricultural, Consumer and
Environmental Sciences

Managing partner and founder,
Poma Fertility

Jackie Seay McGehee ’79

College of  Arts and Sciences, in Fine Arts and Humanities

Retired teacher and lecturer, founder and current artistic director of the Jackie McGehee Young Artist Competition in Piano and Strings for NM Young Artists

Jesse Guardiola ’95

College of Arts and Sciences, in Sciences and Social Sciences

President, Guardiola Consulting

Jerean Camúñez Hutchinson ’80

College of Business

Co-owner, La Posta de Mesilla Restaurant and
Hacienda de Mesilla Grille, Inn & Cantina

Mariela A. Rodríguez ’03

College of Education

Professor and interim department chair, UT San Antonio

Manuel Mora ’84

College of Engineering

Vice President, General Dynamics Mission Systems

Lynn Van Pelt Fletcher ’81, ’83

College of Health and Social Services

Director of Memorial Medical Center Cancer Center

Randy Farmer ’77

James F. Cole Memorial Award for Service

College of Agricultural, Consumer and  Environmental Sciences

Owner, The Greenhouse

Russell Hernandez ’05

Young Alumni Service Award

College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

Owner and CEO, Salud! de Mesilla