Lane Houser


A graduate of New Mexico State University in 1997 with a BA in Range Science, Mr. Houser graduated in 1999 from DACC with an Associate’s Degree in Welding Technology.   He secured a position with the BLM Las Cruces District office as a Rangeland Management Specialist, from 1999 to 2006. From 2007 to present he worked as the Restore New Mexico Coordinator for the SW portion of the state. He has been heavily involved with Dona Ana county 4H and FFA (Future Farmers of America) youth development programs as well as the 10X youth shooting sports team.

After obtaining by associates degree in welding technology at DACC, he was offered a position as an adjunct faculty.  The welding technology program at DACC is nationally recognized, due to its comprehensive curriculum designed to produce entry-level to plant level welding skills for the student. The program is nationally accredited by the American Welding Society.

In the spring of 2019 he volunteered to coach the Las Cruces and Mayfield FFA (Future Farmers of America) agricultural mechanics students. Over a four-month period leading up to state competition, he coached the high school students in oxy-fuel cutting, oxy-fuel welding, shield metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, electrical wiring of residential structures, motors and controls. On April 3, 2019 Mayfield took second in state followed by Las Cruces High School.