Featured Officers

Featured Officers 2016-11-14T12:44:59+00:00

Featured Officers

Featured Officers of the Month  and Career Advancement officers  answer your questions from the field.  Learn more about Conservation Officer (Fish and Game Warden) employment from the Careers in Enforcement page.

Officer of the Month

  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Marcelino Peralta, February 2017.
  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Marcelino Peralta, February 2017.

February Officer of the Month

Name: Marcelino Peralta Duty Station: Las Vegas District Officer Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units: Las Vegas Supervisory District including GMU’s 45 and 46 Education: Bachelor of Science – Wildlife and Fisheries Science, Eastern New Mexico University Length of Service: 5.5 years Specialty or Interest: Law enforcement, investigations and public Read more...

Career Advancement

Benjamin Otero (Promotion)

Name: Benjamin Otero Promoted: Sergeant, Chama Supervisory District Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units: 6A,6B,6C, 7,5A,5B,4,51,52, Rio Chama Wildlife Area, Sargent Wildlife Area, Humphries Wildlife Area Education: B.S. Range Science, New Mexico State University Length of Service: 6 years Specialty or Interest: Investigations and public Read more...

Officer of the Month Archives

  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Marcelino Peralta, February 2017.
  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Marcelino Peralta, February 2017.

February Officer of the Month

Name: Marcelino Peralta Read more...

  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Jerry Pohl, January 2017
  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Jerry Pohl, January 2017
  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Jerry Pohl, January 2017
  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Jerry Pohl, January 2017

January Officer of the Month

Name: Jerry Pohl Read more...

  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Clovis Rivera, December 2016
  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Clovis Rivera, December 2016
  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Clovis Rivera, December 2016

December Officer of the Month

Name: Clovis Rivera Read more...

  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Tommy Heck, November 2016
  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Tommy Heck, November 2016

November Officer of the Month

Name: Tommy Heck Read more...

  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Shana Burkhardt, October 2016
  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Shana Burkhardt, October 2016
  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Shana Burkhardt, October 2016

October Officer of the Month

Name: Shana Burkhardt Read more...

  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Matthew Lackey, September 2016
  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Matthew Lackey, September 2016

September Officer of the Month

Name: Matthew Lackey Read more...

  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Don Norton, August 2016

August Officer of the Month

Name: Don Norton Read more...

  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Wyatt Harwell, July 2016
  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Wyatt Harwell, July 2016

July Officer of the Month

Name: Wyatt Harwell Read more...

  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Matt Ordonez, June 2016
  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Matt Ordonez, June 2016
  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Matt Ordonez, June 2016

June Officer of the Month

Name: Matthew Ordonez Read more...

  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Shawn Carrell, May 2016
  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Shawn Carrell, May 2016
  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Shawn Carrell, May 2016

May Officer of the Month

Name: Shawn Carrell Read more...

  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Corporal Logan Vanlandingham, April 2016
  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Corporal Logan Vanlandingham, April 2016

April Officer of the Month

Name: Logan Vanlandingham Read more...

  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Dominic McCarthy, March 2016
  • NMDGF Conservation Officer of the Month Dominic McCarthy, March 2016

March Officer of the Month

Name: Dominic McCarthy Read more...

Career Advancement Archives

Benjamin Otero (Promotion)

Name: Benjamin Otero Promoted: Sergeant, Chama Supervisory District Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units: 6A,6B,6C, 7,5A,5B,4,51,52, Rio Chama Wildlife Area, Sargent Wildlife Area, Read more...

  • Career Advancement - Sergeant Jeremy Smith
  • Career Advancement - Sergeant Jeremy Smith

Jeremy Smith (Promotion)

Name: Jeremy Smith Promoted: Sergeant Belen Supervisory District, NW Area Operations Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units: GMU’s 8,9,10,12,13,14 Education: B.S. Wildlife Resources, Read more...

  • Career Advancement - Lieutenant Brady Griffith
  • Career Advancement - Lieutenant Brady Griffith
  • Career Advancement - Lieutenant Brady Griffith

Brady Griffith (Promotion)

Name: Brady Griffith Promoted: Lieutenant, Field Operations Division Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units: Training and recruiting (statewide) Education: Bachelor of Science – Read more...

  • Career Advancement - Captain Ty Jackson, New Mexico Game and Fish
  • Career Advancement - Captain Ty Jackson, New Mexico Game and Fish
  • Career Advancement - Captain Ty Jackson, New Mexico Game and Fish

Ty Jackson (Promotion)

Name: Ty Jackson Promoted: Captain – Field Operations; Santa Fe Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units: I am responsible for law enforcement field Read more...

  • Career Advancement - Craig Sanchez, Assistant Chief of Education, Information & Education
  • Career Advancement - Craig Sanchez, Assistant Chief of Education, Information & Education

Craig Sanchez (Promotion)

Name: Craig Sanchez Promoted: Assistant Chief of Education, Information and Education Division Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units: Oversees the Hunter Education, NASP, OHV, Read more...

  • NMDGF Enforcement Career Advancement - James Comins, February 2015
  • NMDGF Enforcement Career Advancement - James Comins, February 2015

Captain James Comins (Promotion)

Name: James Comins Promoted: Captain, Raton Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units: Northeast Area Operations Education: Bachelors of Science Degree in Renewable Natural Resources from the Read more...

  • NMDGF Enforcement Career Advancement - Colin Duff, February 2015
  • NMDGF Enforcement Career Advancement - Colin Duff, February 2015
  • NMDGF Enforcement Career Advancement - Colin Duff, February 2015

NW Area Captain Colin Duff (Promotion)

Name: Colin Duff Promoted: Captain NW Area Field Operations, Albuquerque Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units: NW Area GMU’s 2,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,12,13,14,18,39,43,45,50,51 Education: Bachelor of Science, Wildlife Management Read more...

  • NMDGF Career Advancement - Sergeant Kline
  • NMDGF Career Advancement - Sergeant Jason Kline

Sergeant Jason Kline (Promotion)

Name: Sergeant Jason Kline Promoted: Sergeant, Alamogordo District Supervisor Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units: GMU’s 38, 37, 36, 34, 29, 28, 18 Education: Bachelor of Read more...