Stephanie Garcia Richard

Prior to the last decade, there weren't a whole lot of voices like mine at the legislature. Our state needed to hear from educators, so I ran. Emerge helped set the groundwork that taught me how to run and gave me the tools to win. From flipping a seat from Republican to Democrat to now running to become the first woman, teacher, and environmentalist land commissioner, I am forever thankful that they believed I could.

Stephanie Garcia Richard

Commissioner of Public Lands

New Mexico State Representative Stephanie Garcia Richard is running for the office of New Mexico State Land Commissioner.  She is a native New Mexican and lifelong educator who has worked both abroad and in Northern New Mexico. Born in Tucumcari and raised in...

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