New Mexico Foundation for Open Government announces new executive director

Albuquerque, N.M. — The Board of Directors of the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government (FOG) has named Shannon Kunkle as the new Executive Director of the organization beginning Jan. 3, 2022. 

Kunkle is an Albuquerque native who graduated with honors from the University of New Mexico, where she studied journalism, advertising and marketing. 

Her past employment includes work in the marketing departments of the Roadrunner Food Bank and the Albuquerque Publishing Company. 

Kunkle  takes over from Melanie Majors who announced in October she was retiring from FOG.