Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced the appointment of Joshua Jones to the Sandoval County Commission on Tuesday, Jan. 10.
Jones fills a vacancy created by the resignation of former Commissioner F. Kenneth Eichwald, who was elected in November 2022 as Sandoval County Magistrate Court Judge.
According to the governor’s office, Jones, a veteran that served in the Military Police, was previously a Wounded Warrior Fellow for former Congresswoman Deb Haaland in New Mexico’s first congressional district.
He currently works as the national director of government and cultural alliance for Velocity BioGroup, a national strategic consulting firm for health care product deployment.
Jones is an active member of the community and served as Sandoval County Planning and Zoning Commissioner for District 5.
He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of New Mexico and is currently enrolled in the UNM Anderson School of Business MBA program.