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Last Updated: 11/07/2008

Letitia "Tish" Mee, 2008 Employee of the Month

Name:

Letitia "Tish" Mee


Position:

Special Use Permits Manager


Area of Responsibility

15 Special Use Permits (falconry, importation, game-bird propagation, shooting preserves, class A parks and lakes, airborne hunting, field trials, fur dealers, group fishing, nuisance, protected mammal, zoo and wildlife rehabilitation.


Education:

Bachelor of Science in Animal Science, minor in management, New Mexico State University.

 

Length of Service:

4 months.

 

Specialty or Interest:

Hunting and fishing, of course! I like being out in the mountains with family and friends; camping, joking around and riding four-wheelers.

 

Current Projects/Assignments:

Daily permit applications, renewals, inspections and learning as much as possible.

 

Best Thing About the Job:

The people; everyone is very friendly! I also enjoy answering questions from the public.

 

Most Common Question People Have:

Anytime I tell someone where I work, they always ask these two questions: Do you get to drive a green truck? Can you get me a free license?

 

Answers:

No; Game and Fish trucks are silver. No; I paid for my license; you have to pay for yours.

 

Contact Information:

(505) 476-8064, letitia.mee@state.nm.us.

 

Other Important Information:

I come from a veterinary medicine background, and I enjoy the sports of hunting and fishing.

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