Las Cruces – Dona Ana County Clerk Lynn Ellins has promoted Trey LeFluer to the position of Elections Supervisor.
LeFleur has been a temporary employee in the Dona Ana County Bureau of Elections since March 18, 2010. Ellins said LeFleur was instrumental with the success of the June 1 Primary Elections and has demonstrated a skill set that suits him well for the promotion.
"He has been assigned several special projects, all of which he has performed with great competence," Ellins wrote in an email to his staff announcing the promotion, adding that LeFluer's appointment has been welcomed by the entire staff.
A 2009 graduate of New Mexico State University, LeFleur holds a bachelor's degree in government. He is a 2005 graduate of Las Cruces High School.
Prior to coming to work for Dona Ana County, LeFleur was a field organizer for the Democratic Party of New Mexico, supervising up to 100 volunteers in Hidalgo, Grant and Luna counties. In 2010, he managed the successful election campaign of Nora Barraza, the new mayor of the Town of Mesilla. While at New Mexico State University, he was employed by MobileCampus, an arm of the university's student council, as an enrollment team supervisor heading up a staff of 12.
LeFleur will earn $27,414 annually.