Rancher Aubrey Dunn, center, chairman of the Chaves County Soil and Water District, has announced his candidacy for New Mexico Commissioner of Public Lands. (Courtesy Photo)
Chairman of the Chaves County Soil and Water Conservation District Aubrey Dunn announced his candidacy this week to run for the position of New Mexico commissioner of public lands.
A New Mexico native, businessman and rancher, Dunn said that management of state lands today is critical to the future of New Mexico and its educational system.
“I am running for our children and grandchildren,” Dunn said. “I am running for jobs for New Mexicans. This state deserves a land commissioner that understands that maximizing the responsible use of our natural resources is how we put money into our permanent fund for education and create opportunity for Login to read more