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Career Advancement 

Last Updated: 07/09/2012

Promoted from District Officer to SW Public Information Officer

Officer McDonald on a bighorn sheep survey
Officer McDonald on a bighorn sheep survey

Name:

Richard McDonald

Position:

Public Information Officer

Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units:

Southwest Area, Las Cruces NM

Education:

Bachelors of Science In Agriculture, Major in Wildlife Science

Length of Service:

12 years

Specialty or Interest:

Public Events / Law Enforcement Operations

Current Projects/Assignments:

Transitioning into new position / Criminal investigations

Best Thing About the Job:

I enjoy working outdoors often as possible and interacting with

people in this diverse culture that New Mexico has to offer.

Most Common Question People Have:

Is my hunt in the Gila going to be canceled due to the fires?

Answer:

We are not sure exactly what impact the fires will have on this upcoming hunting season.  We will update our website periodically as new information becomes available.

Contact Information:

SW Area PIO - 2715 Northrise Dr. Las Cruces, NM 88011

Email: Richard.McDonald@state.nm.us or call 575-532-2106

 

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