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Career Advancement 

Last Updated: 02/13/2013

 

Promoted from District Officer to Belen District Supervisor

 

Sergeant Craig Sanchez at Bluewater Lakes annual Tiger Muskie survey.
Sergeant Craig Sanchez at Bluewater Lakes annual Tiger Muskie survey.
Sergeant Craig Sanchez seized two Bull Elk that were killed illegally and out of season.
Sergeant Craig Sanchez seized two Bull Elk that were killed illegally and out of season.

Name:

Sergeant Craig Sanchez

 

Position:

Belen District Supervisor

 

Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units:

Belen Supervisory District which includes Gallup, Grants, Belen and Moriarity.  GMU’s 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, part of 18.

 

Education:

Bachelors of Science in Wildlife Science

 

Length of Service:

16 years

 

Specialty or Interest:

Wildlife Management and Habitat Improvement initiatives

 

Current Projects/Assignments:

Supervision of District Officers within the Belen Supervisory District.  Planning, inventory assets, and prosecution from fall investigations.

 

Best Thing About the Job:

Working with wildlife, diversity of job duties, making a positive impact to the resources we manage.

 

Most Common Question People Have:

How can I become a Game Warden?

 

Answer:

Dedication and commitment to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Wildlife or Fisheries Sciences.  This is the most difficult prerequisite to becoming a Game Warden.

 

Contact Information:

Craig.Sanchez@state.nm.us or 505-379-5340

 

Important Information:

 

 

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