Elected Experience: Governor of New Mexico, 1995 - 2003
Other Professional Experience: I am an entrepreneur, having grown a one-man business to one of New Mexico's largest construction companies and employing more than 1,000 people. After selling that business and serving two terms as Governor of New Mexico, I served as Honorary Chairman of the Our America Initiative, a public policy advocacy organization devoted to promoting free markets, individual liberties and smaller government.
Education: B.S., University of New Mexico
Community Service: Advisory Council, Students for Sensible Drug Policy; Honorary Chair, Our America Initiative
Elected Experience: By appointment of the Governor, served 25 years as a trial court judge in Orange County, California.
Other Professional Experience: Criminal defense attorney with U.S. Navy JAG Corps, federal prosecutor in Los Angeles, private attorney in the practice of business litigation.
Education: J.D., University of Southern California; B.A., UCLA
Community Service: Peace Corps Volunteer in Costa Rica; California Juvenile Justice Commission; California Judicial Council; California Department of Drug and Alcohol Planning, and many more commissions.