DPNM Chair Sam Bregman Announces New Executive Director

Democratic Party of New Mexico Chair Sam Bregman has announced that Lissa Knudsen will join DPNM staff as the next Executive Director. Ms. Knudsen is a long time party activist and professional with a proven track record supporting progressive causes.

Background highlights:

  • Local AFT #4974 – CNM Employee Union (Part Time Instructor) contract negotiation team—2013-present
  • NM Senate Staffer for Senator Tim Keller – 2012 Legislative Session
  • Bernalillo County Commission District 1 – 2012 – Assistant to Commissioner Michelle Lujan Grisham
  • Campaign to Elect Michelle Lujan Grisham to Congress – Pre-Primary Convention 2012
  • DPNM Budget Committee Member 2013/2014
  • Emerge NM Class of 2009