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Upcoming NM MESA Events
Due to the current COVID-19 Pandemic, this event is currently CANCELLED, Please see our News Section for current updated notices. The Senior Incentive Field Trip (SIFT) has been scheduled…
NM MESA News
03/19/2020 – Since the last notices, our current state recommendations have changed quite significantly. This includes the closure of all public schools through April 6 and the closure of many universities, public…
03/17/2020 – Visit the NM Out of School Time (OST) Network website HERE for comprehensive information. During this challenging time of social distancing due to the Covid-19 pandemic, NMOST will provide resources…
03/12/2020 – Volunteers for NM MESA: The health and safety of the New Mexico MESA community is our top priority. As the Coronavirus (COVID19) situation continues to develop globally, and locally, NM…
NM MESA, Inc.
c/o UNM Gallup Branch
Calvin Hall 154
705 Gurley Ave.
Gallup, NM 87301
Shawndeana Smith has been the West Region Coordinator with New Mexico MESA for the past twelve years. As the West Region Coordinator, Shawndeana carries out the duty of assisting schools in her region to promote culturally diverse students excel in the STEM fields. Shawndeana obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Veterinary Science and a minor in Chemistry at The University of Arizona in 2004.
Shawndeana has always had a love for animals, especially horses, and from a very young age she chose, as a way of life, to compete at rodeos in the roping and barrel racing events. Today, Shawndeana is a mother of two sons and a daughter and she is a wife who shares her passion for rodeo with her husband as well.