The February HTC meeting has a new location and time. It is at Arrowhead Center NMSU, 3655 Research Rd (NMSU Campus) on Wednesday February 22  from 4:30-6:00. Snacks will be provided. There is no charge to attend. Please RSVP if you are planning to attend.

The speaker is County Commissioner Ben Rawson. This will be an informal exchange of ideas and plans for county economic development with regards to High Tech Interests.

Benjamin L. Rawson was appointed to the District 3 seat on the Doña Ana County Board of Commissioners on Aug. 12, 2013, by Gov. Susana Martinez. He was elected to the seat in November of 2014 and he will be eligible to run for re-election in 2018.

District 3 encompasses a large sector of southeastern Doña Ana County, including Las Alturas, Telshor, Foothills, and the Talavera, the University Hills and Bellamah neighborhoods, the NMSU campus, White Sands Missile Range, and Tortugas.

Commissioner Rawson is a professional businessman, currently the General Manager of Rawson Inc. Builders Supply. During his business career, Commissioner Rawson has experienced the peak of the construction industry in 2006 and the worst in 2012. His quick response to both situations is credited with the survival of Rawson, Inc.

Born and raised in Doña Ana County, Commissioner Rawson received his Master of Business Administration from New Mexico State University. Commissioner Rawson has been married to his wife, Kirsten, since 2005. They have four children: Heidi, William, Isabelle and Luke.

HTC membership meetings are open to the public. Anyone interested in growing technology in southern New Mexico is encouraged to attend.  For more information please call Dr. Ed Pines at 575-646-2976, or Paul Deason at 575-644-8427.

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