Doña Ana County

Office of Emergency Management

David Almaguer

Dept Head Title: 
Department Head: 
David Almaguer
1170 North Solano, Suite O
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88001
(575) 647-7900 (Voice)
(575) 647-7993
(575) 525-5951
Phone: (575) 647-7900 (Voice)
Fax: (575) 647-7993
TDD: (575) 525-5951

Office of Emergency Management


Mission Statement

To provide the safest possible environment to the residents of Doña Ana County by identifying and prioritizing potential threats and to assist in pre-planning emergency responses by taking an all hazards approach.

The Office of Emergency Management disseminates information and provides training to various emergency-response agencies. The office supervises and activates the Emergency Operations Center, as well as oversees mitigation and planning. It also deals with situations related to SARA Title III Community Right to Know.  The office updates and maintains an emergency resource list and an Emergency Operations Plan, and organizes and supports the Local Emergency Planning Committee.

Vision Statement

The Dona Ana County ~ City of Las Cruces Office of Emergency Management will distinguish itself as being the leaders in emergency management in Southern New Mexico, and will be recognized for their passion in providing quality, innovative, support and service for the responders we serve and more importantly; to the residents of Doña Ana County.


OEM Staff

David Almaguer
Emergency Management Supervisor
Tel: (575) 647-7928

Michael Villa
Emergency Management Coordinator
Tel: (575) 647-7901

Delia Cervantes
Emergency Management Specialist
Tel: (575) 647-7902

Catherine Olmstead
Emergency Management Secretary
Tel: (575) 647-7900