Jay Armijo


Jay Armijo was raised in Sierra County and brings a home-town perspective and passion to his position as executive director for the South-Central Council of Governments. He provides information, training and technical support to local governments and community leaders in the areas of planning, economic development, community development, legislative processes, transportation, workforce development, grant administration and various funding programs for community needs. Having worked for several state agencies, two councils of governmentand as a County Commissioner Jay has worked directly with all thirty-three New Mexico Counties helping to provide services to Veterans, Senior Citizens, small businesses, and communities that lack adequate infrastructure. Jay attended the Dona Ana Community College Automotive Technology program and graduated in 1988. He has worked in the automotive industry as a Technician as well as owning and operating his own automotive repair business. Jay currently holds ASE and General Motors Certifications and attributes his passion for diagnosing and repairing vehicles as the key element that gives him an exceptional ability to facilitate solutions to challenges facing communities. Jay and his wife Rosa will celebrate twenty-four years together in January; they have three daughters, Felice, Victoria and Hailey.