FIRE MARSHAL ANNOUNCES ALMAGUER AS EMERGENCY SUPERVISOR

FIRE MARSHAL ANNOUNCES ALMAGUER AS EMERGENCY SUPERVISOR

Doña Ana County Fire Marshal Robert Monsivaiz has announced the hiring of David R. Almaguer as supervisor of the Doña Ana County Office of Emergency Management.

Almaguer is a former battalion chief for the Las Cruces Fire Department and a U.S. Army veteran who served in Iraq. He is active in the New Mexico Army National Guard, and he has a total of 21 years experience in fire and emergency management. He holds extensive training credentials from the National Fire Academy, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and other entities with expertise in emergency response and operations.

Almaguer reported to work Sept. 28, 2009. He will earn an annual salary of $39,104.

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Reporters seeking more information or interviews may call county Public Information Director Jess Williams at (575) 525-5801.