Staff

The hardworking and friendly staff at the Village of Los Ranchos offers solutions to a wide range of problems and work on your behalf to make the Village better.  For offsite Village consultants who provide the Village with their valuable skills, please contact us.  


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Kelly Ward, Village Administrator

Mr. Kelly Ward was appointed by the Mayor and oversees all day-to-day aspects of the Village of Los Ranchos including the Public Safety Department, the Planning and Zoning Department, Accounting Department, Code Enforcement Division, Animal Control Department, and Parks and Streets. He is responsible for the enforcement, supervision and administrative control of the Village, manages day-to-day operations of the Village's Executive Branch, legislative bills, special Village requests, personnel matters, and contracts.  Email Kelly at kward@losranchosnm.gov.

Stephanie Dominguez, Village Clerk

She is responsible for attending and recording the proceedings of all Village governmental meetings; retention and safekeeping of all permanent Village records; coordinating all aspects of Village elections including voter registration, and certifying the results.  She also develops the agendas for the Board of Trustee meetings, provides copies to the public, and handles Human Resources matters (including benefits/insurance and risk management/safety issues).  Email Stephanie at sdominguez@losranchosnm.gov.

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Jeff Phillips, Volunteer Emergency Manager

Responsibilities include coordinating all emergency management within the Village including disasters such as floods, fires, droughts, etc. He also manages the Village's Citizen Corps, which is a group that harnesses the power of every individual through education, training, and volunteer service to make the Village safer, stronger, and better prepared to respond to any threats of terrorism, crime, public health issues, and disasters of all kinds. Email Jeff at jphillips@losranchosnm.gov.

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Gil Saavedra, Accountant

Responsibilities include auditing, analyzing and verifying fiscal records and reports, preparing financial and statistical reports, providing information to Village staff regarding accounting practices and procedures, and reconciling general ledger accounts. He also prepares the Village's annual and mid-year budgets, prepares year-end audit reports and schedules.  Email Gil at gsaavedra@losranchosnm.gov.

Tim McDonough, Planning and Zoning Director

Handles all Planning and Zoning issues, acts as the building official for all construction in the Village, oversees the Code Enforcement Department, serves as the storm water manager for EPA NPDES MS4 Permit, Certified Flood Plain Manager for FEMA, processes all zoning applications for the department, and works with the Planning and Zoning Commission and Board of Trustees. Email Tim at tmcdonough@losranchosnm.gov.

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Marcy Bissell, Planning and Zoning Assistant

Responsibilities include assisting Planning Director, processing business registrations, registering and issuing CRS tax numbers, processing parcel permits, tracking gross receipt reports and other databases, answering questions on property zones, and directs property owners to the correct person or agency.  Email Marcy at mbissell@losranchosnm.gov.  

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Keen Heinzelman, Code Enforcement Officer

Responsibilities include all aspects of Village code enforcement and investigates building standards and land usage to ensure that municipal ordinances for such works are followed.  He also determines the nature of environmental or health hazards, nuisance violations and unsafe building conditions. In addition, he assists with the maintenance of Village property, parks, and streets.  Email Keen at kheinzelman@losranchosnm.gov.

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Dominic Tomba, Animal Control Officer

Responsibilities include all aspects of animal control in the Village.  He enforces Village ordinances concerning the care and treatment of animals. He patrols public areas, looking for potential signs of distressed animals, and works directly with Village residents concerning animal control issues. Additionally, he assists with maintenance of Village property, parks, and streets.  Email Dominic at dtomba@losranchosnm.gov.

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Steve Casias, Parks and Streets

Responsibilities include upkeep of Village property, parks, and streets. He assists in the construction, installation, repair, and maintenance of buildings and other public works facilities in order to maintain the general appearance of the Village. He also helps with park services, trees, concrete work, dirt work, sanitation, streetscape, and signage.

Open Position, Parks and Streets

Responsibilities include upkeep of Village property, parks, and streets. Assists in the maintenance of buildings and other public works facilities in order to maintain the general appearance of the Village.  This position works with park services, trees, and streetscape.

 

 

 

 

Robin Hopkins, Public Safety Director (Volunteer)

Robing Hopkins is our Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department Liaison.  Her responsibilities include facilitating programs and partnerships, speed control, crime prevention, and Village safety. 

 

 

 

Ashley Stokes, Executive Assistant to the Mayor and Administrator, Publications Coordinator 

Under the general direction of the Mayor and Village Administrator, she performs technical and multifaceted
duties pertaining to the operation of the Village.  She also maintains the Village website, coordinates the Village magazine including
managing all advertising for the publication. Oversees all social networking efforts and responds to various inquiries.  She processes Barn Rental requests and other facility requests.  Email Ashley at astokes@losranchosnm.gov.

 

 

Maria Rinaldi, Project Manager

Maria Rinaldi brings twenty-seven years of municipal development experience as a contract employee to the Village.  As Project Manager, she will work on the Fourth Street Improvement Project, the Village Center Project, and the Agri-Nature Center improvements.