Candidate picks local chairmen

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By The Staff

Two area residents are serving as the San Miguel County co-chairmen of the Republican gubernatorial campaign of Allen Weh.

Ricardo Rodgers and Rey Herrera have joined the Allen Weh 2010 team’s effort to mobilize New Mexico voters. Among other duties, Rodgers and Herrera will organize volunteers in San Miguel County and ensure that Weh’s local supporters turn out to vote.  

Rodgers is an Army veteran who worked on successful campaigns for Gov. Gary Johnson and President George W. Bush. Rodgers, who is self-employed and has worked all over the world, lives in Watrous with his wife, Stella.

Herrera, a native New Mexican and small-business owner, retired after 35 years at the Federal Aviation Administration. He went on to consult with the Department of Defense as a senior adviser in Homeland Defense and Homeland Security. He lives in Rociada with his wife, Amanda.