Executive director of New Mexico coalition to retire; search for new leader has begun

Albuquerque, N.M. — The Board of Directors of the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government on Oct. 28, 2021, announced the retirement of Executive Director Melanie Majors effective Dec. 31, 2021.

Majors took the role of director in 2018, after serving as a member of NMFOG’s Board of Directors. She has more than 35 years of communications experience, including stints in
newspapers, magazines, television and public relations.

“Melanie has provided years of outstanding service to FOG, first as a board member and as our executive director,” said Susan Boe, president. “On behalf of the entire board of directors, I want to publicly thank Melanie for her dedication to our organization and to open government. We wish Melanie well.”

A search is underway for a new executive director. The deadline for submissions is Nov. 17, 2021.