The Dialogue's 25th Annual Statewide Meeting

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Thursday, January 10, 2019

Water Dialogue at 25:

Honoring Our Past/ Planning Our Future



January 10, 2019

8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

2401 12th St. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104

8:00 – 8:30     Registration

8:30 to 8:50    Welcome and Introductions – Jason John, President, New Mexico Water Dialogue and Lucy                                     Moore, Facilitator and Co-Founder of the New Mexico Water Dialogue


8:50 – 9:10      Lucy Moore - NM Water Dialogue:  Our beginning and our future

9:10 – 10:25    Panel: Picture This

                        Michael Benson, New Mexico Water Dialogue Board Member for 25 years

                        Janie Chermak, Professor, Chair of the Economics Department, University of New Mexico

                        Fred Phillips, Professor Emeritus of Hydrology, New Mexico Institute of Mining and                                          Technology                  

10:25 – 10:40  Break 

10:40 – 11:45  Panel:  Current Management Practices

                        Jim Dunlap, Commissioner for the Rural Water Users on the San Juan Water Commission.

                        Dagmar Lewellyn, Hydrologist, Bureau of Reclamation

                        Rick Shean, Water Rights Manager, Water Utility Authority 

11:45 – 12:00  Lucy Moore - Board Nominations

12:00- 1:00      Lunch

1:15 – 2:15     Breakout Sessions

2:15 – 2:35      Break

2:35 – 3:15      Panel: Shaping a Positive Future

                        Newly elected officials or their representatives: TBA


3:15 - 4:00       Report Outs from Breakout groups


4:00  - 4:30      Wrap Up, last words, informal evaluation


4:30                 Adjourn

Please note that this is a draft agenda.  Please check and click on the “Register Now” button for additions and changes to the agenda and to register.


Contact Information

  • Dialogue meeting information: (505) 217 4531

Payment Instructions

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    If you are paying by check, we must receive payment by the deadlines for early or regular registration. Otherwise the full "on-site" fee ($60.00) will be charged at the door. Please mail your check to:
    New Mexico Water Dialogue
    c/o Paul Tashjian
    3757 Manchester DR NW
    Albuquerque, NM 87107
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