Geno Zamora was Appointed as General Counsel at Santa Fe Public Schools

Date of management change: June 20, 2014 

What Happened?

Santa Fe, NM-based Santa Fe Public Schools has Appointed Geno Zamora as General Counsel


About the Company

The Santa Fe Public Schools exist to ensure that every student graduates prepared to be a productive citizen of our local and global community. The vision for the Santa Fe Public Schools is to provide every student with a high quality education in a system devoted to equity, diversity and social justice. Every student will have multiple learning opportunities to meet challenging standards in a safe, caring and respectful environment. Every student is expected to graduate with a high quality education; prepared to take advantage of lifelong learning opportunities.  


About the Person

Geno Zamora is the Founder of Zamora Strategic Advisors, LLC, and utilizes his extensive local and international network to build strong and successful relationships for clients working with Federal, State and local governments. Named to New Mexico Business Weekly’s “Top 40 Under 40” list in October 2006, Geno ran for Attorney General of New Mexico in 2006 and served as Chief Legal Counsel to Governor Bill Richardson for the first two and a half years of the Governor’s administration. As a Senior Member of the Governor’s Administration, Geno provided strategic guidance for major public works projects throughout the State and worked with the Governor on public safety issues and other key issues before the House and Senate during four successful legislative sessions. Geno managed counsels general for the Governor’s executive agencies, represented the Governor before the New Mexico Supreme Court, and was the Governor’s chief liaison with the Attorney General and the State’s judiciary. A native of Santa Fe, New Mexico, Geno currently serves as chair of the New Mexico Attorney General’s Advisory Board and board member appointed by the Governor to the New Mexico Sports Advisory Commission, the Domestic Violence Leadership Commission and the Task Force on Ethics Reform. Geno is a former member of other key policy and decision-making groups such as the Supreme Court’s Criminal Justice Task Force, the Governor’s Task Force on Equity in the Judiciary and the New Mexico Lottery Authority. Geno previously served as Assistant Attorney General to Tom Udall (now Congressman), specializing in consumer protection and land use issues, and served as Chief Analyst for Speaker Ben Lujan and the New Mexico House of Representatives Leadership Office during the 2001 regular and special legislative sessions, providing strategic advice on legal reform and redistricting issues. Geno has advised public and private entities such as Phelps Dodge Mining Company, Occidental Petroleum, BP Amoco, Citigroup, Intel and the Downs at Albuquerque, as well as the City of Santa Fe, City of Hobbs, Albuquerque Public Schools and Santa Fe Public Schools. In the late 1990’s, Geno joined an internet startup,, helping to develop online markets for international trade. was an initiative of Klaus Schwab, Founder of the World Economic Forum. Geno, his wife Sheila and their dog Bella live in Santa Fe.


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