COUNTY FILLS THREE UPPER-MANAGEMENT POSITIONS

COUNTY FILLS THREE UPPER-MANAGEMENT POSITIONS

Doña Ana County has filled three upper-management positions, as listed below.

FLOOD COMMISSION DIRECTOR

Paul T. Dugie has been named director of the Doña Ana County Flood Commission. Dugie holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from New Mexico State University. He is a graduate of Silver City High School.

As director of the Flood Commission, Dugie will oversee, manage and direct the operations of the Flood Commission Office, whose primary responsibility is to sign off on subdivision applications and other permits that require notification of flood-plain inclusion. He also will work closely with the county grants department to bring in flood-control projects that will benefit residents of Doña Ana County in the future.

Prior to coming to work for the county, Dugie was a hydraulic engineer for the City of Las Cruces, where he oversaw and managed flood-plan development. He had been employed by the city from July of 1992 to August of 1999, and was the city’s flood plain manager since 1995.

Dugie will earn $48,000 per year as director of the Flood Commission.
PURCHASING DIRECTOR

Mary J. Josselyn has been named director of Purchasing for Doña Ana County. She is a graduate of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing in Reston, Va., and of the S.H. Kress School of Practical Nursing in Tucson, Az.

As director of the purchasing office, Josselyn will oversee all of the county’s central purchasing functions, including coordination of competitive bids, quality control and maintenance of physical and computerized records dealing with vendor applications, tax identification numbers, pricing and availability of goods and services.

For the last year, she was grants coordinator for the City of Alamogordo. Prior to that, she held positions as: purchasing agent for Otero County; purchasing agent for DynCorp/RBD at Holloman Air Force Base; and buyer specialist for the NMSU Primate Research Institute at Holloman Air Force Base.

Josselyn will earn $36,000 per year as director of purchasing for Doña Ana County.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Wayne P. Grinnell has been named assistant director of the Doña Ana County Office of Community Development. Grinnell holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and public administration from the University of Texas at El Paso and is a graduate of the U.S. Army Infantry Officers Candidate School. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners.

As assistant director of community development, Grinnell will assist Director Judith Price in administration of the overall department, and he will have direct oversight over the implementation and management of the county’s proposed one-stop shop for permit applications.

From 1992 to the present, Grinnell was owner of Grinnell Associates, an El Paso consulting firm specializing in land use, planning, property and real estate issues. Prior, he was vice president of operations for Sub-Land, Inc. of El Paso, an engineering firm specializing in surveying, planning and development issues.

Grinnell will earn $46,260 per year as assistant director of the Doña Ana County Office of Community Development.