Title: County Manager
Harry Burgess was hired in October 2011. Prior to this appointment, he has worked in the governmental sector in New Mexico for over seventeen years, including positions as City Administrator in Carlsbad, County Manager for Grant County, and Administrative Services Director for Eddy County. Harry and his family chose to relocate to Los Alamos County due to the many opportunities that the area provides, including a wide variety of outdoor recreational activities, strong local schools, and the global influence of a community that still retains a small-town feel.
Harry has a diverse educational background that covers a variety of issues related to local government. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Relations (personnel/organizational management), a Master’s degree in Fire and Emergency Management Administration, a Master of Business Administration degree, and a Doctoral degree in Economic Development.
He appreciates the fact that as an employee of local government, his daily efforts are oriented towards improving the community in which he lives. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns regarding Los Alamos County, please contact him via the address or e-mail listed in the left side navigation bar.