March 28, 2023 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Placitas Community Library
453 State Highway 165
Placitas Democrats and Friends
Monthly Meeting
Placitas Community Library
28 MARCH 2023, 6:30 PM 


This monthly meeting of the Placitas Dem’s and friends brings together our State Senator Brenda McKenna and our State Representative Matthew McQueen.  The discussion will be centered around your questions concerning the last legislation session.


NM Representative Matthew McQueen

McQueen earned his B.A. in political science and environmental studies from Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, his M.S. in natural resources policy from the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment, his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, and his MBA from the University of New Mexico Anderson School of Management. His professional experience includes working as a lawyer.
Representative McQueen, who represents NM State House District 50, is serving his fifth term in the New Mexico House of Representatives.  He is serving his first term representing Placitas.  He is the Chair of the House Energy, Environment & Natural Resource Committee and a member of the House Judiciary Committee.

NM Senator Brenda McKenna

McKenna earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Syracuse University and a Master of Science in organizational development from Central Washington University.   After earning her master’s degree, McKenna worked as a language program coordinator for the University of New Mexico Department of Linguistics. She also served as the public relations director of the Central New Mexico chapter of the League of Women Voters. She was the chair of the Nambe Pueblo Gaming Enterprise Board and worked as an examiner for Quality New Mexico, a non-profit based in Albuquerque. Prior to her election, McKenna worked as field representative in the district office of Congresswoman Deb Haaland.
Senator Brand McKenna is serving as a member of the Senate Health and Public Affairs Committee and the Senate Rules Committee.

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