Engineering New Mexico Resource Network Directory

Engineering New Mexico Resource Network Staff

Sullivan, Patricia
Associate Dean, Outreach, and Recruiting
Phone: 575-646-2913

Patricia Sullivan, PhD serves as Associate Dean for Outreach and Recruitment in the College of Engineering.  As Associate Dean, she leads the College’s undergraduate recruiting efforts and statewide engineering extension programs focused on STEM outreach, technical business assistance, and professional development for business/industry professionals. She has extensive ties with industry organizations across NM and the Western states, including her current role as past chair of the Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education.  Her academic background is in energy policy and renewable energy integration.

Campbell, Christopher
Senior Program Manager, Pollution Prevention and Energy Efficiency
Engineering New Mexico Resource Network
Albuquerque, NM
Phone: 505-843-4251

Chris Campbell is a Senior Program Manager provides on-site technical assistance in areas of Pollution Prevention. Specifically, he leads and conducts assessments for business/industry focusing on environmental and P2 performance with the goal of providing recommendations for improvements and related cost-savings.  Mr. Campbell has been directing the NMSU P2 Resources Center since 1999, conducting such assessments successfully for New Mexico manufacturers and other sectors through funding provided by EPA.

Scarbrough, M. Ginger, PhD
Director,WERC Environmental Design Contest
Email: or
Phone: 575-646-8171


Welles, Clara
Program Manager, Recruitment and STEM Engagement
Phone: 575-646-7854

Clara Welles serves as Program Manager, where she oversees College-wide recruitment, delivery of the STEM outreach programs, and manages the College of Engineering Ambassador program. Clara has a background in education, having taught middle school science for three years, and most recently earned her Masters in Business Administration from NMSU.  She has extensive experience developing and delivering STEM programs to K-12.

Burns, Madi
Program Specialist, Outreach and Recruiting
Phone: (575) 646-2510

Madi Burns serves as the STEM Program Specialist, in which she helps to facilitate outreach and recruitment relations of the various College of Engineering programs offered at NMSU. Additionally, Madi acts as a liaison for College of Engineering Departments, prospective students, and STEM pathway teachers to further foster and promote STEM engagement throughout the community. Madi has earned her MBA with a concentration in Human Resources from The University of New Mexico, and has prior experience working on retention and recruitment initiatives in the higher education environment.


Garcia, Mario
Outreach and Recruiting
Phone: (575) 646-2555


Patricolo, Sara
Program Manager
Phone: (575) 646-7852

Sara Patricolo serves as program manager for career and professional development where she oversees management and delivery of short courses for business/government/industry professionals and management of the College’s bi-annual career fairs. In this role, she works closely with NMSU faculty, industry, and trade associations to ensure technical professionals have access to short courses and workshops that result in Professional Development Hours and/or Certifications in current and emerging fields. Sara is a former public affairs specialist for U.S. Army Recruiting and most recently managed the Domenici Institute for Public Policy at NMSU. Her academic background is in business and marketing.

Rastegary, Jalal
Associate Research Scientist, Engineering Extension 

Engineering New Mexico Resource Network

Phone: 575-646-1510

Jalal Rastegary serves as a Research Scientist and co-lead for the College’s engineering extension pollution prevention and energy efficiency programs.  His background is in renewable energy, bio-energy, and the sustainable management of integrated water and energy use. Jalal provides on-site technical assistance in the area of energy efficiency and pollution prevention, helping business/industry minimize their negative impact on the environment and reducing energy consumption and cost.  Currently, Jalal serves as co-chair of the NMSU Sustainability Council and is an active member of the High Tech Consortium.


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