Board Members

Board President

BRYAN C. SMITH
2092 Vista Hill North Loop
Los Lunas, New Mexico 87031

District #4

Term: 2015-2019
District Cell: (505) 288-8375
Home: (505) 865-0516District email: bcsmith@llschools.net

Bryan Smith is a 1981 graduate of Los Lunas High School, as is his wife of 34 years. He has three daughters, all Los Lunas graduates, and five wonderful grandchildren. (The motivation for his passion to serve on the School Board)

Bryan served proudly in the United States Navy onboard the nuclear ballistic missile submarine USS Alaska from 1982 to 1988. He worked for the state on New Mexico as the west region supervisor for the Department of Information Technology, and retired after 23 years of service. He is currently employed at Sandia National Labs as a Principal Technologist where he has been for five years.

Bryan has been very active in coaching the youth of our community. He coached girls’ basketball for over 15 years and spent five years as a Varsity Head Coach, including four years at Los Lunas High.

Mr. Smith enjoys spending as much time with his family as he can. He enjoys hunting, camping, fishing, and motorcycle rides with his wife on their Harley.


Bryan Smith








Vice President / Audit Committee

GEORGIA OTERO KIRKHAM
22 Bloom N Shine
Los Lunas, New Mexico 87031


District #3
Term:
2017-2021
Previous Term: 2013-2017
District Cell: (505) 453-9917
District Email: gkirkham@llschools.net

Georgia Otero Kirkham is a native New Mexican. She was born in Valencia County and graduated from Los Lunas High School in 1968. She attended The University of New Mexico. She was married to the Late Rex Kirkham for 42 years. Georgia and Rex have two daughters, Jennifer Lee Otero and Janel Rae Lowery. Georgia has been blessed with five beautiful grandchildren, all who attended, or are attending, schools in the Los Lunas School District.

Georgia, along with her late husband, owned and managed title companies in Valencia County and Cibola County for over 38 years. She served as a director on the New Mexico Land Title Association Board.

In 2004 Georgia was elected to the Valencia County Commission Board, where she served two terms (eight years). During her term, Georgia served as Chairman of the Commission for one year and as the Vice Chairman for four years.

Georgia has always been involved in her community. She was elected President, and also served as the Treasurer, of the Valencia County Hispano Chamber. She currently serves on the UNM-Valencia Campus Development Board, as their Chairmen.

Georgia is an avid reader and loves to travel.

Georgia Otero Kirkham


Board Secretary / Finance Committee Chair

SONYA C'MOYA
4 Zentner Road
Los Lunas, New Mexico 87031


 District #2
Term:
2015-2019
Previous Term:
2014-2015
District Cell:
(505) 453-3625
Home:
(505) 866-6417
District Email:
scmoya@llschools.net

Sonya Corrao Moya was born in Gloucester, Massachusetts to Leo and Dorie Corrao. Her family moved to New Mexico after serving two years in the Peace Corps in Sierra Leon, West Africa. Her parents were adamant about their children's involvement in community and leadership organizations, such as 4-H and FFA, all the while encouraging academic achievement. Sonya credits her parents for her strong work ethic and dedication to community service.

Sonya met her husband, Jerry A. Moya, at the University of New Mexico while they were pursuing their degrees. They have been married 30 years, and have one son, Jesse. Jesse was valedictorian of the first graduating class of Valencia High School (2010), and is a graduate of New Mexico State University.

Sonya holds a BA from the University of New Mexico in Communication, with a double minor in Math and Business Administration. With her love of recreation, her first career was as a store manager for Gardenswartz Sportz, where she worked for more than 12 years. She began working for Presbyterian Health Plan in 1995, and is currently Senior Account Executive for Large and National Accounts for the health plan.

Sonya sits on the UNM-VC Development Board, and is an active committee member for the annual UNM-VC Gala. She is an accomplished Toastmaster (ATM), involved with United Way Women in Philanthropy, and has not forgotten her roots by continuing to support our local 4-H and FFA chapters.

Sonya is an avid runner, and has recently embraced weight training & yoga. She enjoys downhill skiing in the winter, and boating and camping in the summer. She and Jerry are avid outdoor enthusiasts. When not riding on Jerry's Harley, they can be found walking their dogs or bike riding on the ditch banks of Valencia and Peralta.


Sonya C'Moya

Board Member / Audit Committee Chair

FRANK A. OTERO
1651-B Los Lentes Road Northeast
Los Lunas, New Mexico 87031


District #1
Term:
2015-2019
Previous Term: 2008-2011
District Cell: (505) 453-7082
Home: (505) 865-6654
District Email: faotero@llschools.net

Mr. Otero is a lifelong resident of Valencia County and our great State of New Mexico. He attended classes in grades one through twelve within the Los Lunas School System beginning in first grade at Peralta Elementary until graduation with the Los Lunas High School Class of 1976.

He attended the University of New Mexico part time as a business management major while working full time for the New Mexico Health Department. Prior to his retirement of twenty-seven years of service at the end of 2003, Frank served fourteen years as a facilities operations manager.

Mr. Otero is married to his wife of forty years, Evelyn, and has two daughters, Victoria and Valerie, and five grandchildren, Serena, Phillip, Aiden, Gavin and Daylen. He currently runs the family’s farm.



Frank Otero





Board Member/Finance Committee

ARTHUR F. CASTILLO
301 Lucero Lane Southeast
Los Lunas, New Mexico 87031


District #5
Term:
2017-2021
Previous Term: 2001-2011
District Cell: (505) 710-8230
Home: (505) 865-6709
District Email: afcastillo@llschools.net

Arthur F. Castillo was born in Albuquerque, but has been a lifelong resident of Los Lunas. He graduated from LLHS in 1965, received his BBA from NM State University in 1970, and his MBA from NM Highlands University in 1979.

Mr. Castillo has been married to his wife Toni for 42 years. They have two sons, Chris and Carlos, both LLHS graduates and two grandchildren, Anthony and Sophia, who attend school in Los Lunas.

Mr. Castillo retired from the Los Lunas Schools in 1997 as a Deputy Superintendent. After retirement, he worked as a Financial Consultant for approximately 12 different school districts and Charter Schools around New Mexico. He also performed yearly audit reports for several school districts and local governments.

Mr. Castillo retired in 2010 and has been enjoying spending time with and watching his grandchildren grow. He also does “honey do” projects around the house. Mr. Castillo enjoys spending time with family and friends and loves watching sports.


Art Castillo

 

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