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Get to Know Us!

Executive Director

William Yarborough

"In a small community, it's the little details that matter..."

Joined GMS on April 2nd as Interim Director, and fully signed on June 19th, 2018 as Executive Director. 

  • Member of Texas Army National Guard: April 2013 - April 2019

  • Studied at Texas State University & New Mexico State University (Grants)

  • Member of SoloWorks

Board of Directors

Josephine Hurtado


Joined GMS in 2016. A key contributor to the organization and operation of GMS.

  • Owner of Quest Title Company

  • Thrill seeker

Sylvia A. Gonzales


Joined GMS in 2015. Sylvia provides vital information about the events and news going on in Grants.

  • Promotions Advisor at the Cibola Citizen 

  • Member of the Chamber of Commerce board

  • Likes to work on the exterior and interior of her home

JoAnne Martinez


Joined GMS in...

  • Community Relations for Homestake Mining Company

John Martinez


"I firmly believe that Grants has the potential to grow and thrive again, we have the

wonderful natural landscape that rivals any area in New Mexico, we have the history,

and we have the tri-cultural influence that makes us as magical and mystifying as the

rest of the state. But we have to work and promote!"

Joined GMS in 2009 and has served as a Board Member as well as Promotions Chair

  • Born and raised in Grants; Graduate of Grants High School, class of 1967.

  • Veteran of the U.S. Army, served in the Republic of Viet Nam 1969-1970

  • Retired from the clothing manufacturing industry after 32 years.

  • Former owner/manager of Rocky's on Route 66, a consignment gallery/gift shop

        specializing in local art.

Committee Chairs

Eileen Yarborough

Economic Vitality Chair

Employed as Executive Director for Cibola Communities Economic Development Foundation. CCEDF’s mission and responsibility is to grow the economy and create jobs. This is done through the diversification of the tax base by recruitment and attraction of new industries and the retention/expansion of existing businesses. 

  • Leadership New Mexico - Class of 2014 

  • NM Industrial Development Executives Assn. – President Elect/Board Member

  • Rural Economic Development Council - Member

  • New Mexico Mining Association – Associate Member

Submit your resume

Nicole Ulibarri 

Organization Chair


Design Chair

We are currently looking for a qualified person to fill this position. If you're interested please email us a word document or PDF file of your resume by clicking the button to

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Barbara Wesley

Promotion Chair