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Mon February 21, 2011
Martinez Appoints Student Regents
By KRWG News
Las Cruces – Governor Susana Martinez announced today that she has made appointments to the Student Regent posts on the Boards of Regents for the University of New Mexico and New Mexico State University.
The Governor named UNM undergraduate student Jacob Wellman and NMSU graduate student Christopher Dulany
to sit on the Boards of Regents at their respective institutions.
"Our student regents are a welcome reminder of the bright future in store for our
universities and our state," said Governor Martinez. "These talented young people will
play an important role in providing a link between their student bodies, their board of
regents, and my administration. I look forward to working with them so New Mexico's
universities can continue to provide a quality education to our students and prepare them
for success in the work force."
Jacob Wellman is a University of New Mexico undergraduate pursuing a B.A. in Political
Science. He is a member of the President's Strategic Advisory Team, working to advise
University President David J. Schmidly on budgetary and cost containment measures. He
also serves as an Undergraduate Representative to the Student Fee Review Board.
Wellman has previously held the positions of Attorney General and Chief of Staff for the
Associated Students of the University of New Mexico. He currently holds the position of
Leadership Intern at Think New Mexico.
Christopher Dulany is a graduate student pursuing an M.B.A at New Mexico State
University. He graduated from NMSU in 2005 with a B.B.A in Finance, earning the
honor of Crimson Scholar for outstanding academic achievement. He served as an
Associated Students of New Mexico State University Senator, helping to guide
legislation providing funding to numerous campus projects. Dulany is also involved in
the Las Cruces Rotary Club and the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce.