Board Members

Board President

729 Sichler Road Southwest
Los Lunas, New Mexico 87031

District #4

Term: 2019-2023
Previous Term: 2015-2019
District Cell: (505) 288-8375
Home: (505) 225-4845
District email:

Bryan Smith is a 1981 graduate of Los Lunas High School, as is his wife Julie of 36 years. He has three daughters, all Los Lunas graduates, and eight 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 of 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 Distinguished Technologist where he has been for eight 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

Board Vice President/Finance Committee Chair

130 Valencia Road
Peralta, NM 87042

District #2

District Cell: (505) 453-8774
District Email:

Eloy Giron is a 1984 Belen High School graduate and a lifelong resident of Valencia County. He is married to his wife Cindy of 37 years. Together they have two children, both graduates of Los Lunas High School, as well as a daughter-in-law, also a Los Lunas High School graduate. He has four grandsons, two of which attend Peralta Elementary. Eloy has been dedicated to improving the community and the overall well-being of the Valencia County residents. As a parent, grandparent, family man, and friend, Eloy has a passion to ensure that the next generation has all the tools necessary to succeed, which begins with providing our children with the best school district possible. Eloy served as a Valencia County Commissioner from 1996-2000. He has been employed with Sandia National Laboratories for the past 32 years. In the past 30 years, Eloy has been a local entrepreneur owning a Construction Business and various Agri-Businesses. Eloy remains focused on working hard for his neighbors, constituents, and most importantly, the children of Los Lunas Public Schools District.
Eloy Giron

Board Secretary / Finance Committee

8 Elias P. Sanchez Road
Los Lunas, NM 87031

District #5

Home: (505) 975-2116
District Email:

Steven Otero is a life-long resident of Valencia County and resides in Tome’ with his wife of thirty-nine years, Jeanette Otero. Together they have raised two sons and also have grandchildren who attend Los Lunas Public Schools. Mr. Otero prides himself on his community involvement and is always willing to help with charitable causes. A contractor by trade, Otero holds a New Mexico Master Mechanical License in HVAC and plumbing and is also a Licensed New Mexico General Building Contractor. Mr. Otero is an alumni of Western New Mexico University. Mr. Otero’s experience as a retired Administrator of the Moriarty–Edgewood School District, as well as a former Administrator of the Los Lunas Public Schools, affords him the opportunity to advocate for the best interest of our students. Otero has also served seven years on the Valencia County Planning and Zoning Commission, four of which he was chairman. He is also a past President of the Valencia County Hispano Chamber of Commerce and was instrumental in establishing the annual World famous Matanza, which annually provides scholarships for Valencia county students. Outside of work Mr. Otero enjoys traveling the great outdoors and being able to help others. He currently serves as Facilities Manager for The Downs Casino and Race Track in Albuquerque.
Steven Otero

Board Member/Audit Committee Chair

1651-B Los Lentes Road Northeast
Los Lunas, New Mexico 87031

District #1
Previous Term: 2007-2011; 2015-2019
District Cell: (505) 453-7082
Home: (505) 865-6654
District Email:

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 43 years, Evelyn, and has two daughters, Victoria and Valerie, and five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Frank Otero

Board Member/Audit Committee

41 Sands Loop
Los Lunas, NM 87031

 District #3

Previous Term: 1995-1999
District Cell: (505) 453-4406
District Email:

David Vickers was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico where he graduated from Valley High School and the University of New Mexico. He then served four years in the United States Air Force. Mr. Vickers moved to Valencia County in 1980 and later married his wife, Jennifer, in 1982. He and his wife have three children and seven grandchildren. Mr. Vickers is an entrepreneur who served on the Los Lunas Schools Board of Education from 1995-1999, the State House of Representatives from 1999-2000, and the State Board of Education from 2001-2002.

David Vickers


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