Meet the Team

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Interim Director of AES and Associate Dean of Research
Jay Lillywhite
(575) 646-5321

Dr. Lara Prihodko

Associate Director
Dr. Lara Prihodko
(575) 646-1464

Claire Montoya - AES Program Manager

AES Director of Communication and Reporting
Claire Montoya
(575) 646-1123


Director, Land and Assets
Brooke Boren
(575) 646-7983


Operations Manager
Rebecca "Becca" Martinez
(575) 646-3125


Business Operations Specialist
Christina Mendez
(575) 646-3585


Event Planner, Sr.
Luiza Cardone
(575) 646-3125

ACES Open House 2023


Mailing Address:
New Mexico State University
PO Box 30003, MSC 3BF
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8003
Phone: (575)-646-3125
Fax: (575) 646-2816

Physical Location (For AES Administration Office):
Building: Gerald Thomas
Room Number: Room 220
New Mexico State University Main Campus
Las Cruces, NM 88003