“I ran for re-election as State Representative for District 36 because I love this community. I want to work with each and every one of you to bring more jobs to our district, conserve our natural resources, and invest in our future together. Let’s keep working together!”

A third-generation New Mexican from a family of teachers and ranchers, Nathan is a lifelong outdoorsman with a passion for public service. After graduating from Los Lunas High School, he attended the College of Wooster where he received dual degrees in English and Philosophy. Nathan worked with the then NM Wilderness Alliance and helped lead the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks community conservation effort. 

Elected to the Las Cruces City Council in 2007, Nathan led the effort to create the City of Las Cruces Sustainability Officer and to focus on economic development and care for existing neighborhoods. In 2016, Nathan decided to run for a seat in the New Mexico House of Representatives because he saw that our community’s values and priorities were being ignored in Santa Fe.

Nathan has helped lead significant legislative successes including the Energy Transition Act, Produced Water Act, Graduate Medical Expansion grants, Healthy Soils Act, and others. He serves on the House Appropriations and Finance Committees as well as the House Energy and Natural Resources Committees.

Nathan believes that we get things done only when we work together. That’s why during his four years representing District 36, Nathan has worked with constituents and fellow lawmakers from all political sides to reinvest in our schools, launch a renewable energy initiative that will create thousands of jobs, invest in value added agriculture, and protect health care for all New Mexicans.

Nathan is grateful for the opportunity to represent our district, and he hopes you will continue to share your ideas and input.