Contact SkillsUSA Management Team

State Office
SkillsUSA NM
1500 S. Ave K, Station 61
Portales, NM 88130
skillsusa@nmctso.com

State Director
Christine Phipps
christine.phipps@enmu.edu
Phone 575-562-4729

Business Manager
Gowan Hays
Gowan.hays@enmu.edu
575-562-2176

Events and Public Relations Coordinator 
Amanda Schaap
Amanda.schaap@enmu.edu
Phone 575-562-4515

Advisor Mentor
Juan Carlos Medina
MedinaJC@hobbsschools.net

Conference Coordinator
Donna Trujillo
dtrujillo39@cnm.edu

State Officer Coordinator
Oscar Contreras
contrerasos@hobbsschools.net

SkillsUSA Board Members

Board Chair
Wade Matthews

Vice Chair/Policy
Jason Hayes

Finance Chair
Catherine Bass

Business & Industry
Karen Torres
Gary Gamertsfelder
Ralph Mora

Secretary 
Dawna Ortega

Secondary State President
Shawn Roberts

Post-Secondary State President 
Gabriela Contreras

Member
Eric Gomez
Scott McCloud
Marell Charley
Mary Anderson
Jill Henning