New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
Media contact: Dan Williams, (505) 476-8004
Public contact: (505) 476-8000
dan.williams@state.nm.us

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, NOV. 16, 2009:

OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE BOARD TO MEET WEDNESDAY, NOV. 18, IN SANTA FE

SANTA FE -- The New Mexico Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Advisory Board will meet Wednesday, Nov. 18, in Santa Fe to establish board members' terms, review the state Off-Highway Vehicle Act and discuss budget issues for the Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Safety Program.

The meeting will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Fisheries Conference Room of the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish headquarters, 1 Wildlife Way, in Santa Fe. The full agenda and other information are available on the Department of Game and Fish Web site, www.wildlife.state.nm.us or by calling (505) 476-8140.

In its first meeting since the Department of Game and Fish took over the Off-Highway Vehicle Program, the board will elect officers and establish terms for board members. The board also will discuss prospective changes to the state's off-highway vehicle rules to ensure alignment with current laws.

For more information about the meeting or off-highway vehicle laws and use in New Mexico, please visit the Department Web site, www.wildlife.state.nm.us, the program Web site, www.B4uRide.com, or call (505) 476-8140.

The New Mexico Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Advisory Board is composed of seven members who represent the state’s diverse interests in off-highway recreation and conservation. Members are appointed by the governor. Current members are Dr. David Doezma, Albuquerque; Leo Hubbard, Santa Fe; Murrae Haynes, Santa Fe; Garrett VeneKlasen, Santa Fe; Gerald Chacon, Espanola; Carol Johnson, Glorieta; and Greg McReynolds, Albuquerque.

If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the meeting, please contact Sonya Quintana, (505) 476-8030. Public documents, including the agenda and minutes, can be provided in various accessible forms.

 

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