Michelle Lujan Grisham

Born:October 24, 1959 (age 60)
Career:Governor of New Mexico, 2019-present
U.S. House of Representatives, 2013-2019
Bernalillo County (New Mexico) commissioner, 2010-2012
New Mexico Secretary of Health, 2004-2007
State:New Mexico
Education:B.A. and J.D., University of New Mexico

Michelle Lujan Grisham assumed office as governor of New Mexico on Jan. 1, 2019. Previously, Lujan Grisham served as the U.S. representative for New Mexico's 1st District from 2012 to 2019.

Lujan Grisham was born in Los Alamos, New Mexico, on October 24, 1959, and raised in Santa Fe. She received both a Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctor from the University of New Mexico.

Lujan Grisham served as director of New Mexico's Agency on Aging under governors Bruce King, Gary Johnson and Bill Richardson, who elevated the position to the state cabinet. In 2004, Richardson named Lujan Grisham as the secretary of the Department of Health. In 2010, she was elected to the Bernalillo County Commission, serving through 2012. She was elected to the U.S. House of Representative in 2012.

For information on Lujan Grisham's policy subject areas, committee appointments and sponsored/co-sponsored legislation during her time in the U.S. House of Representatives, please visit her profile on https://www.congress.gov.


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