OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
As Governor Susana Martinezâ€™s administration continues to review all aspects of the stateâ€™s budget in order to ensure the best and most prudent use of taxpayer money, the Governorâ€™s Spaceport Transition Team has begun its review of operations at Spaceport America.
The transition team will review and advise Governor Martinez and Economic Development Secretary-designate Jon Barela on the projectâ€™s operations, financing, and contracts.
Transition team members are:
- Chairman Sherman McCorkle, President and CEO, SS&TP Development Corporation;
- Christine Anderson, Director of Requirements at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio;
- Governor Garrey Carruthers, former Governor of New Mexico;
- Sid Gutierrez, former NASA astronaut, former Air Force Pilot, former Manager of Strategic Initiatives Department at Sandia National Laboratories;
- Tom Hutchinson, retired Navy Captain and former Naval aviator, owner of La Posta Restaurant in Mesilla, NM;
- Dan Keeling, CPA, Vice President of Internal Audit at Sun Healthcare Group, former accountant at KPMG.