From left: Virginia Chavez, vice chair, Position 4, Zuni School District; June Shack, secretary, Position 3, Zuni School District; Edwin Begay, Position 1, Gallup McKinley School District; and Theresa Dowling, chair, Position 5, at-large for McKinley County. Not shown: Ralph Richards, Position 2, Gallup McKinley School District.
The UNM-Gallup Local Board is comprised of elected citizens of McKinley County who are interested in higher education. Each member services a four-year term. Terms are staggered so there is an election every two years. They are an advisory board to the UNM Regents.
The specific duties and responsibilities of the Advisory Board in relation to the operation of the Gallup Campus include the following: