New Mexico Distinguished Public Service Awards 2012
Recognizing Those Committed to Making a Difference
Dr. Patricia A. Sullivan
As the Associate Dean for outreach and Public Service in theCollege of Engineering at the New MexicoState University, Dr. Patricia A. Sullivan is responsible for directing statewide engineering outreach services under the College’s Engineering New Mexico Resource Network. Patricia has an unwavering passion for developing partnerships to expand educational and career opportunities to youth across the state. Most notably, she has developed strong partnerships with industry and NMSU alumni to grow engineering scholarships at NMSU to over $1.2 million in awards per year.

Patricia served on the board of the Border Research Institute and was asked to serve on the founding board of ELCDC where she has continued to serve for over 20 years. Patricia has been recognized by the Energy Engineering Associate, NM Chapter as Executive of the year in 2010.

Patricia serves as a commissioner for the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, is a member of the executive committee for the NM Consortia for Energy Workforce Development, serves on the board of directors for BEST Robotics, Inc. and Enchantment Land Certified Development Company, and serves on the NM Mortgage Finance Authority Tax Allocation subcommittee.

She was named a Woman of Influence by Albuquerque Business First, Energy Executive of the Year by the Association of Energy Engineers, a graduate of the Leadership NM program and a recent recipient of the Bravo MAEStra Award by the MAES Latinos in Science and Engineering Association.