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Sisneros Appointed to New Mexico DOT State Transportation Commission

SANTA FE, NM — Chandelle Sisneros was sworn-in as the new District One Commissioner for the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) State Transportation Commission.

Sisneros has deep roots in NMDOT as well as the community of Las Cruces. Her father, grandfather, and great grandfather all worked for the Department of Transportation. Early in her educational career she pursued a degree in engineering, however later transitioned to elementary education and is now a 3rd grade elementary teacher.

Sisneros holds a Bachelor of Science in elementary education from New Mexico State University and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in higher education administration at her alma mater.

“I am honored to serve as a Commissioner on the State Transportation Commission,” Sisneros said. “My commitment to education and community development directly reflects my dedication to enhancing the quality of life in New Mexico. I hope to continue this commitment through improved transportation infrastructure and services.”

The Transportation Commission sets department policy and oversees the use of the State Road Fund. As an oversight group, each of the commissioners bring unique private industry experiences that provide department managers with insight and expertise for the betterment of New Mexico’s transportation system. The six-member, governor-appointed STC determines policy for the NMDOT. One commissioner is appointed to represent each district. Commissioners are appointed by the Governor, and each serves a regional area of the state.

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