Doña Ana County

Human Resources

Deborah Weir

Dept Head Title: 
Department Head: 
Deborah Weir
845 N Motel Blvd
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88007
(575) 647-7210 (Voice)
(575) 525-5888
(575) 525-5951
Phone: (575) 647-7210 (Voice)
Fax: (575) 525-5888
TDD: (575) 525-5951

Human Resources


To provide a comprehensive human resources program with an emphasis on proactive, solutions oriented service to all County community members including current, prospective and former employees.
  • Recruitment, screening and selection
  • New employee orientation
  • Classification and compensation
  • Employee benefits coordination, administration and communication
  • Training, development and education
  • Employee relations including mediation, facilitation, progressive disciplinary action, grievance and appeals process
  • Labor relations including negotiations, administration and contract compliance
  • Management and employee consultation and advising
  • Policy development, interpretation and compliance
  • Employment law compliance (Federal and State)
  • ADA coordination
  • Respond to internal and external charges of discrimination and harassment
  • Maintenance of applicant and employee records
  • Coordinate responses to unemployment claims

HR Contacts

Please feel free to contact staff members if you have any questions regarding job vacancies, compensation programs, employee benefits, personnel policies, training, or anything else with which we may help you.

Contact Name / Title Phone Email
Deborah Weir, HR Director (575) 647-7210
Meg Haines, EEO Specialist/ADA Coordinator (575) 525-5884
Steven Banegas, HRIS Specialist (575) 525-5843
Cindy Capanna, Training Coordinator/Senior HR Administrator  (575) 525-8827
Lani Davis, Senior HR Administrator-Benefits (575) 525-5887
Karen Archuleta, HR Administrator (575) 525-5878
Sandra Bali, HR Administrator (575) 525-5879
Ashley Bransford, HR Administrator (575) 525-5880
Lisa Hernandez, HR Representative (575) 525-5961
Crystina Holman, HR Administrator-Benefits (575) 525-5976
Shawn Spain, HR Representative (575) 525-5975
Edna Acosta, HR Assistant (575) 525-5881
Diana Sandoval, HR Assistant (575) 386-4381
Stephanie Johnson-Burick, Detention Center Recruiter/Trainer (575) 647-7689

*HR Administrators by Departments served

Ashley Bransford: Community and Constituent Services, County Clerk/Probate, CRRUA, Engineering, Fire Marshal/OEM,  Fleet, Public Information Office, Roads, Utilities 

Cindy Capanna: County Manager/Assistant County Managers, Human Resources, Legal/Risk Management  

Karen Archuleta: Community Development/Animal Control & Codes, Finance/Purchasing, Flood Commission, Information Technology, Sheriff’s Department           

Sandra Bali: Airport, Assessor, Detention Center, Facilities and Parks/Vector Control, Health & Human Services, Treasurer