Regional
8:34 am
Fri June 28, 2013

NM Foundation For Open Government Appoints New Director

The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government has a new executive director.

The group's board announced Thursday the hiring of Terry Schleder. Schleder has been a health advocate and policy consultant in New Mexico since 2000, working as the field director for the New Mexico Alliance for Retired Americans since 2009. He has worked in and with the state health department since receiving his masters' in Public Health from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine.

NMFOG says Schleder has a history of nonprofit leadership and "a keen understanding of the need for transparency in government having worked in it for more than 13 years."

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