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.
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
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.