a program of the Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce





1993 to 2017

Leadership Sandoval County is open to any individual interested in personal and professional growth, community service and the development of leadership skills.

to our sponsor for LSC Class of  2017

What is Leadership Sandoval County?

Leadership Sandoval is people committed to enhancing the quality of life in Sandoval County by improving their knowledge of the community and increasing their leadership effectiveness. Associates develop and refine their leadership skills through an intense, ten-month educational experience.

During the program year, these participants explore current challenges facing Sandoval County and learn how to become agents of change. Upon completion, these new members become a part of a network of graduates who keep in touch with each other as they serve on boards and committees across the county.

Our Mission

Leadership Sandoval is an educational program established to ensure a continuum of leadership throughout the county. It provides a multi-disciplinarian forum for exchanging ideas and strategies that will develop and engage leaders who work together to serve the good of Sandoval County. The program will bring together leaders from all sectors and integrate them directly into the arena of community affairs.

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Leadership  Sandoval County Class of 2019 DEADLINE 12 noon JULY 31, 2018


2019 Application fillable LSC

Save PDF to your Computer. You can type in the fields provided.  Suggest that you review the form first to compose your information for each area before typing into the form ( use a Word document to answer questions and copy in paste into form if needed); there is limited space for you to complete. You CAN NOT SAVE THE FORM ONCE YOU HAVE TYPED INTO IT.
DO print out a copy for your file and one to send in.

Send completed application with required signatures & initials, along with a Letter of Recommendation. Scan to email or fax to 892-6157 or postage mail to the Leadership Sandoval County c/o Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce, 4001 Southern Blvd SE, Ste. B, Rio Rancho, NM 87124. Questions please call 999-1835 or ssheridan@rrrcc.org
INTERVIEWS Interviews for selected applicants will be held during the month of July (subject to change due to scheduling of events & interviewers). Notification for the selected class participants will be by August 17, 2018. Commitment to attend ALL ten (10) month session days is required. Overnight Retreat will be Thursday Sept 13 & Friday Sept 14 and is MANDATORY.

TUITION FEE Full tuition payment for selected class participants is due by August 31, 2018. Early reduced tuition fee is applicable if payment received in ($850) May, June & July. Regular tuition fee($1000) is applicable if payment received after July 31, 2018.

LEADERSHIP SESSION DAY SCHEDULE Retreat in September with remaining session days held on the second (2nd) Wednesday of each month, October to June. Hours are 7:30 am to 5:00 pm. Additional activities are also required in between session days to complete the program for graduation.

Leadership Sandoval County Class 2018 Session Days Schedule
September 21 & 22, 2017 – OVERNIGHT RETREAT
October 11, 2017 – Education
November 8, 2017 – New Mexico State Government
December 13, 2017 – Leadership & Ethics in Business
January 10, 2018 – Business & Economic Development
February 14, 2018 – Energy
March  14, 2018 – Health, Human & Social Services
**Thursday, April 19, 2018 – Government Municipal & County
May 9, 2018 – Criminal Justice
June 13, 2018 – Sandoval County Tourism
June 21, 2018 – LSC 2018 Graduation Ceremonies & Luncheon@ Prairie Star Restaurant


Opportunity to get in front of the local business people in the class and create relationships for future business. Businesses who would like to sponsor a session day are invited to sign up. First come first served for choice of session day.

Leadership Sponsorship fillable form 2018


Applicants for the Class of 2018 may apply for a scholarship towards the tuition fee. Only half price of the full  tuition fee is available as a scholarship. Scholarship application must accompany the Leadership Application upon submission.

Scholarship Request fillable form 2018


Class of 2017


24th Class  ~ Class of 2017 Leadership Sandoval County


Michael Anaya
Policies & Procedures Analyst
Central New Mexico Community College

Jeff Baltazar
Branch Manager
US Bank

Eric Christian
Buildings & Fleet Division Manager
City of Rio Rancho

Bradley Crowson
Regional Manger/ Program Director

Thomas Cullen
Commercial Fleet Department Director
Don Chalmers Ford

Catherine Cullen
Vice President RR School Board
Rio Rancho Public Schools

Lisa Emery
Admissions Manager
Lovelace Westside Hospital

Jennifer La Luz
Manager Quality Program
Presbyterian Rust Medical Center

Eileen Lagarde
Customer Service Manager
Rio Rancho Sleep Center

Marilyn Lake-DellAngelo
Executive Director Information Services
Rio Rancho Public Schools

Daniel Lent-Koop
Director of Rehabilitation Services
UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center

Melissa Leymon
Marketing Program Manager

Peter Lopez
Operations Supervisor
New Mexico Gas

Juan Mejia
Budget/Grants Division Manager
City of Rio Rancho

Danielle Merten
Branch Operations Supervisor
New Mexico Bank & Trust

Francie Monteith
Senior Vice President Community Relations Manager
Bank of Albuquerque

Bradford Moody
Virtural Technical Care Center Manager
Cable One

Andrew Pierce
Assistant Principal
Rio Rancho Middle School

Roberta Radoservich
Executive Director
Haven House, Inc.

Kurt Schmidt
Assistant Principal
Eagle Ridge Middle School

Casandra Valencia
Technical Supervisor
Hewlett Packard

Petulia Vandever
Behavioral Health Case Manager
Five Sandoval Indian Pueblos



Rio Rancho Regional
Chamber of Commerce

4001 Southern Blvd. SE, Ste. B
Rio Rancho, NM 87124-2069
Voice: (505) 892-1533    Fax: (505) 892-6157
Email: RioChamber@rrrcc.org

Monday-Thursday: 9AM-4PM
Friday: 9AM-3PM