Melissa Wohltman resigned from her position as Dept. Chair of Health Sciences and Director of Nursing at UNM Taos effective December 31, 2020, thus leaving an open position for the NMNEC Leadership Council ADN Program.

Melissa also served as a NMNEC Program Director, Co-Chair of the NMNEC Diversity Committee, NMNEC Curriculum Committee member and acted as the campus liaison for implementation of the NMNEC curriculum at UNM-Taos. We appreciate Melissa’s time, effort, and knowledge brought to NMNEC, and she will be missed.


Election Process and Timeline:

  • Nominations will be accepted from January 11 to January 22, 2021 and should be submitted HERE .
  • Nominees will receive an email request after January 22, 2021 to submit a headshot and a video presentation (no longer than five minutes) on 1) background, 2) knowledge of, and involvement in NMNEC, and 3) their perspective on NMNEC goals.
  • The headshot and video will be due by January 29, 2021 and will be sent along with answers on the nomination form to the NMNEC Curriculum Member Programs by February 1, 2021.
  • Voting will take place via SurveyMonkey from February 1 to February 12, 2021. This link will be sent in separate email. One vote may be cast by each NMNEC Curricular Member nursing program director or dean for the open position.
  • Election results will be announced via email after February 12, 2021.

Please direct any questions to