ENMU-Ruidoso College Board

Brad TreptowMr. Brad Treptow, Board Chairman, received a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and a minor in Marketing from New Mexico State University. In May 2016, Mr. Treptow received his master’s degree of Business Administration from Eastern New Mexico University. He is the Director of Patient Support Operations and a member of the administrative team for Lincoln County Medical Center and has been with the organization since 2008. He has served on the ENMU Ruidoso Advisory Board and Community College Board. He has lived in Ruidoso since November 1999 and is married with two children.

Gina KlinekoleMs. Gina Klinekole, Board Secretary, is of Mescalero Apache, Kiowa-Apache and Comanche descent. She is the proud mother of two daughters, grandmother of two granddaughters and one grandson. Ms. Klinekole is employed with Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino. She is an alumni of New Mexico State University with her bachelor’s in Communication Studies and master’s in Educational Management and Development. In addition to her role as a community college board member, Ms. Klinekole served as a board member for the Ruidoso Municipal Schools and was involved in Leadership Lincoln.

Marla RomeroMs. Marla Frye-Romero, Board Member, received her Associate degree from ENMU-Ruidoso and her Bachelor of Science in Management from Kapan University in 2010. Ms. Romero is a long-time resident of Ruidoso. She and her husband, Jimmy, have two children. Ms. Romero is employed as Assistant Vice President/Commercial Lender for First National Bank and is active in the Rotary Club and the Lincoln County Homebuilders Association.

Murray MurphyMr. Murray Murphy, Board Member, retired from public school service in Texas after 30 plus years in education. He was the Superintendent of Schools of Big Spring ISD before retiring. He served on the Texas State Commissioner of Education’s Cabinet from 1999-2003. Mr. Murphy served 12 years as a Howard College Board Trustee from 2004-2016 in Big Spring, TX. He and his wife, Diane, moved to Ruidoso in 2016. He is an active member of Community United Methodist Church and is involved in various other volunteer organizations in Ruidoso and Lincoln County. Mr. Murphy says, “ It is and honor and privilege to serve on the ENMU Ruidoso Campus Board”.