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Last Updated: 11/07/2008

Letitia "Tish" Mee, 2008 Employee of the Month


Letitia "Tish" Mee


Special Use Permits Manager

Area of Responsibility

15 Special Use Permits (falconry, importation, game-bird propagation, shooting preserves, class A parks and lakes, airborne hunting, field trials, fur dealers, group fishing, nuisance, protected mammal, zoo and wildlife rehabilitation.


Bachelor of Science in Animal Science, minor in management, New Mexico State University.


Length of Service:

4 months.


Specialty or Interest:

Hunting and fishing, of course! I like being out in the mountains with family and friends; camping, joking around and riding four-wheelers.


Current Projects/Assignments:

Daily permit applications, renewals, inspections and learning as much as possible.


Best Thing About the Job:

The people; everyone is very friendly! I also enjoy answering questions from the public.


Most Common Question People Have:

Anytime I tell someone where I work, they always ask these two questions: Do you get to drive a green truck? Can you get me a free license?



No; Game and Fish trucks are silver. No; I paid for my license; you have to pay for yours.


Contact Information:

(505) 476-8064,


Other Important Information:

I come from a veterinary medicine background, and I enjoy the sports of hunting and fishing.