Patty Lundstrom, CEcD
Department Economic Development
Ms. Lundstrom is the founding Executive Director of the Greater Gallup Economic Development Corporation.
As a State Legislator since 2001, Ms. Lundstrom has an intimate understanding of New Mexico State government, as well as the full range of public and private sector issues impacting economic development in New Mexico.
Previous to GGEDC, Ms. Lundstrom served as Executive Director for the Northwest New Mexico Council of Governments; the first Economic Development District designated by the US Commerce Department for Northwest New Mexico.
In addition to executive directorship of the Northwest New Mexico Council of Governments, she served as founding Director of the Northwest New Mexico Community Development Corporation, a non-profit organization which helped to establish several innovative programs for McKinley County, including Adventure Gallup & Beyond and the Enterprise Loan Fund.
Ms. Lundstrom obtained a double B.A, Government and History, as well as a Masters in Public Administration from New Mexico State University.