Born, raised and educated in New Mexico, and a lifelong resident. John has vast experience in the public, private and non-profit sectors. Growing up around the Roundhouse ultimately led him to advocacy. John has successfully worked on some of the biggest policy measures at the NM Legislature in recent years. As a former fly-fishing guide, John has a deep respect for NM water, wild places and natural resources. John resides in ABQ with his wife, their two children and a spoiled Labrador.