From left, Gus Martinez, Phillip Pacheco and Sef Valdez, candidates for Santa Fe County assessor. New Mexican photos
- Candidate bios
Phillip M. Pacheco
Education: St. Michael’s High School, 1985; attended The University of New Mexico
Occupation: Geographic Information System and mapping supervisor, Santa Fe County Assessor’s Office.
Experience: 13 years with the Assessor’s Office; worked in billing and finance for hospitality industry
Personal: He and wife Andrea Seatha Pacheco, a special-education teacher and volleyball coach, have two children
Campaign information: www.pachecoforassessor.com
Education: Santa Fe High School, 1992; Santa Fe Community College
Occupation: Chief appraiser, Santa Fe County Assessor’s Office
Experience: 17 years with the county assessor as assessment clerk; field auditor; appraiser; member, International Association of Assessing Officers
Personal: He and wife Maria Martinez, bookkeeper for a security company, have four children
Campaign information: www.gusforus.com
Education: Pojoaque High School, 1978
Occupation: General contractor
Experience: Builder and contractor; served on County Development Review Board, Extraterritorial Land-Use Commission
Personal: He and wife Ruby Valdez, a real-estate agent, have three children
Campaign information: www.facebook.com/pages/Sef-Valdez-for-Santa-Fe-County-Assessor/239402666183672
Posted: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 10:00 pm
Updated: 12:56 pm, Tue May 20, 2014.
County clerks get to hand out marriage licenses, while county commissioners get to award grant money.
The job of Santa Fe County assessor, however, is all business. Since the three men seeking the position are all Democrats and there is no Republican running for the position, the winner of the June 3 primary election will almost certainly succeed two-term incumbent Domingo Martinez.
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Tuesday, May 13, 2014 10:00 pm.
Updated: 12:56 pm.