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Juan Rael
Public Works Director
Juan Rael


 

 

juan.rael@lacnm.us
 Juan Rael, is the Public Works Director and in that role provides support to all of Public Works. He earned his Civil Engineering degree from New Mexico State University and is a licensed Professional Engineer. Juan began his career in Southern California working for a private engineering firm on projects in Los Angeles and Orange County. Upon returning to New Mexico, Juan worked as Project Engineer for an engineering firm doing work for local municipalities and LANL. Prior to joining the County, Juan worked for the New Mexico Department of Transportation in both the design and construction divisions.
   
Eric Martinez 
Deputy Public Works Director




 



eric.martinez@lacnm.us
Eric Martinez serves as the Deputy Public Works Director overseeing various Divisions within the Public Works Department.  For just over seven years, Eric served as the County Engineer managing the County’s Engineering & Project Management Division. Prior to joining the County in 2015, Eric was employed by the City of Santa Fe for 11 years and New Mexico Department of Transportation for 8 years serving in various engineering and management capacities. Eric earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from New Mexico State University and is a licensed New Mexico Professional Engineer and Certified Floodplain Manager.
   
Geoff Rodgers
Airport Manager

 

Geoff Rodgers is a pilot and has worked for Classic Air Medical transporting patients around the state since 2015. He also is a former county councilor and managed the transportation department for Los Alamos Public Schools for 12 years.

Rodgers has been piloting aircraft professionally and privately for three decades. He has logged more than 4,500 hours during his flying career, which began in 1984 when he graduated from the U.S. Army Flight School in Ft. Rucker, Ala. He flew Army helicopters on active duty for five years and another eight years in the U.S. Army Reserves. As a civilian, Rodgers has flown for EMS, firefighting and power line construction operations.

geoff.rodgers@lacnm.us
   
Bob Feagans
Facilities Service Manager

Bob Feagans serves as the Custodial Division Manager. Bob holds a Registered Building Service Manager Certification and attended Ohio State University and Sinclair College. Prior to working for the County, Bob worked in the Building Service Contractors Field for 18 years as a Regional Manager and VP of Operations. Bob’s office is located at Fuller Lodge.


robert.feagans@lacnm.us

 
 
Eric Ulibarri
County Engineer

Eric Ulibarri serves as the County Engineer and Engineering Division Manager. Eric earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Engineering from the University of New Mexico and is a licensed Professional Engineer. Eric brings a broad experience in local, state, and federal government. After graduation from UNM, Eric worked for 7 years with the New Mexico Department of Transportation in multiple engineering capacities. Following his time at NMDOT, Eric spent 2 years working as an engineer with the City of Santa Fe, and 3 years working at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in both design and construction. Prior to serving as County Engineer, Eric worked as the Senior Engineer for Public Works, overseeing multiple engineering and construction projects.  


 eric.ulibarri@lacnm.us 


Jason Romero

County Surveyor
Jason Romero serves as the County Surveyor. He earned his Survey Engineering Degree from New Mexico State University in 2004 and has been a licensed Land Surveyor since 2007. Prior to joining the County, Jason worked at the Bureau of Land Management as a Cadastral Surveyor and Realty Specialist.

jason.romero@lacnm.us

Angelica Gurule
Environmental Services Manager

Angelica Gurule serves as the Environmental Services Division Manager. Angelica obtained a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from the University of New Mexico, and holds a dual Master of Science in Sustainable Environmental Resources Management from the University of Malta and a Master’s of Science in Information, Science, and Technology from James Madison University. Angelica also is a national certified Sustainable Resource Manager, accredited through Penn State University. Angelica was employed by Los Alamos National Laboratory for ten years and worked in Human Resources and the Environmental Stewardship Office where her work was dedicated to pollution prevention, sustainability, and waste reduction. Most recently, Angelica was employed with the Department of Game and Fish, contributing to wildlife conservation.
 



angelica.gurule@lacnm.us

Jim Zerr 
Facilities Manager
James (Jim) Zerr serves as the Facilities Division Manager. Jim holds a GB98 license and is a qualifying party for Los Alamos County. James received his Associates Degree in Electronics from the Denver Institute of Technology and has been with the County since 1998. Prior to working for the County, Jim worked for 10 years with various contractors as a superintendent and has over 30 years’ experience in commercial construction. 



jim.zerr@lacnm.us
Pete Mondragon
Fleet Manager
Pete Mondragon services as the Fleet Division Manger. Pete is a native New Mexican, born and raised in Truchas NM. Pete joined the County as a Mechanic II in 2009, moving up the Fleet Shop Foremen, and becoming Fleet Manager in 2017. Prior to that, Pete was employed as the Patrol Assistant Supervisor for four years with the NMDOT. Pete also worked in a full-time position as a Lead Technician / Inspector for the New Mexico Army National Guard (NMANG) for 10 years. Pete serviced in various NMANG units ranging from Air Defense, Transportation, and General Support Maintenance. Pete’s last position with NMANG was Platoon Sgt. for the Service and Lift Section, this consisted of a full mobile machine shop, canvas repair, vehicle recovery, and a crane section. Pete was in charge of over 100 pieces of specialty equipment, vehicles, and tools with on hand inventory of $4.1 million.



pete.mondragon@lacnm.us
Annette Granillo
Transit Manager