New Mexico Distinguished Public Service Awards 2000
32nd Year
Recognizing Those Committed to Making a Difference
Patsy A. Duran
Patsy A. Duran's devotion to her community extends through many years. She currently serves as a member of numerous community organizations, including the Board of Directors of The Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce, the National Committee on Planned Giving, the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy, the White Sands Missile Range Historical Foundation, the Las Cruces Mesilla Valley Rotary Club, the Junior League of Las Cruces, and the Association for Commerce and Industry, to name a few.
Her involvement in education was proven when serving as a member and President of the Las Cruces Public Schools Board of Education, and a member of the Children's Miracle Network Board of Directors,
As a member of the New Mexico State University Foundation, she served as Director of Library Development before becoming Vice President for Resource Development and Executive Director of the Memorial Medical Center Foundation in Las Cruces.