About Public Power New Mexico

Public Power New Mexico is a coalition of grassroots organizations throughout our state that are working to create a future where our communities can generate affordable, renewable electricity that creates jobs and invests in local economies. We are part of a national movement to empower our communities to choose our own power and accelerate our transition to renewable energy.

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Meet Our Steering Committee


Marti Burt - IndivisibleSOS-Santa Fe, Public Power New Mexico Treasurer
 

Paul Campos - Former Santa Fe County Commissioner
 

Krystal Curley - Indigenous Lifeways
 

Paul Gibson - Retake Our Democracy

Zephyr Jaramillo -
Youth United for Climate Action (YUCCA)

Sofia Jenkins-Nieto -  Youth United for Climate Action (YUCCA)

Jonathon Juarez-Alonzo - Youth United for Climate Action (YUCCA)

Saraswati Khalsa - New Energy Economy
 

Rick Lass - Grant County for Public Power
 

Jay Levine - Renewable Taos
 

Alejandria Lyons - No False Solutions

Mariel Nanasi - New Energy Economy
 

Nicole Olonovich - Bernalillo County for Public Power

Bianca Sopoci-Belknap - Earth Care New Mexico, New Energy Economy

Yang Toledo - Youth United for Climate Action (YUCCA)

Meet Our Campaign Director

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Alysha Shaw - Campaign Director

Alysha Shaw is the Campaign Director of Public Power New Mexico. She has been a community organizer for most of her life, contributing to and leading grassroots issue advocacy campaigns and political campaigns in a variety of roles. She previously served as the Director of Constituent Services for the New Mexico State Land Office, which informs her understanding of how advocates and organizers can be impactful in their outreach to elected officials. She is deeply committed to organizing to affect the policy changes we need to catalyze a renewable energy future that will improve our communities and save our planet.

 

Alysha holds an MFA in Art and Social Practice from Portland State University and a BA in Politics and Interdisciplinary Art from College of Santa Fe. In addition to her political work, she is an interdisciplinary artist and musician who performs Balkan and Middle Eastern music with Rumelia Collective and original music as well as global folk music as Nocturne Spark

Interested in getting involved? Email alysha [at] publicpowernm [dot] org.