STATE LEADER TO BE HONORED AT LEADERSHIP NEW MEXICO AWARDS DINNER
ARTESIA, NM— Mr. Mack Chase, Founder of Mack Energy Corporation will be recognized for his outstanding leadership and dedication to the state of New Mexico at the 2012 Leadership New Mexico Annual Awards Dinner on April 27th in Albuquerque.
The Distinguished Leadership Award recognizes an individual who has used their leadership skills to improve the quality of life for New Mexican citizens. The recipient of this year’s Distinguished Leadership Award, Mack Chase, is a citizen of Artesia and has had a significant, positive impact on the oil and gas industry, southeastern New Mexico and the state. Mack started in the oil industry working with his brother, George, and has since expanded his operations to include: Buffalo Supply Company, Carlsbad Insurance Agency, Chase Farms, Caza Ranches, Deerhorn Aviation, Paddock Café, and Yucca Healthcare Center. Mack formed the Chase Foundation in 2006 as a way to give back to his community. Since 2007, the foundation has committed $8.5 million and over 700 college scholarships to students from Artesia.
The 2012 Leadership New Mexico Annual Alumni Awards Dinner will be Friday, April 27 at the Sandia Resort and Casino in Albuquerque. Registration forms for sponsorship opportunities and dinner tickets are available online at www.leadershipnm.org or by calling 505-241-4800.
Since its founding in 1995, Leadership New Mexico has provided a non-partisan perspective on statewide topics of concern and opportunities for improvement. The organization identifies current and emerging leaders throughout New Mexico, enhances their leadership skills and deepens their knowledge of the challenges and opportunities facing our state. The Core Program, Local Government Leadership Program and Connect New Mexico Programs contribute to developing a larger understanding of these issues and ultimately prepare the leaders of today and tomorrow to meet these challenges with innovation and enthusiasm. By engaging participants in solution-seeking communication, Leadership New Mexico encourages its graduates to assume leadership roles on community and statewide issues and develop networks for effective leadership. Since Leadership New Mexico’s inception, nearly 1,000 participants from 74 communities across the state have explored the issues facing our state through participation in Leadership New Mexico programs.