T. Greg Merrion, President of Merrion Oil & Gas Corporation will receive the Leadership New Mexico Distinguished Alumnus Award at the 2015 Leadership New Mexico Annual Dinner on May 1, 2015 in Albuquerque.
The award recognizes graduates of the Leadership New Mexico Program who have used their leadership skills to improve the quality of life for New Mexico.
T. Greg Merrion, is the second generation president of Merrion Oil & Gas Corporation in Farmington. As a petroleum engineer for over 30 years, he has guided his family-owned business through the volatility of the San Juan Basin. Merrion served as a Planning and Zoning Commissioner in Farmington, headed United Way fundraising drives, and has chaired the boards of the New Mexico Oil and Gas Association and the Independent Petroleum Association of New Mexico. He is a board member of San Juan Regional Medical Center and the San Juan College Foundation. Through the Merrion Family Foundation, he gives back to his community by supporting education, economic development, social services and serving in leadership roles.
The 2015 Leadership New Mexico Annual Dinner will be held Friday, May 1 at the Sandia Resort and Casino in Albuquerque. Registration forms for sponsorship opportunities and dinner tickets are available online at the Leadership New Mexico Website or by calling 505-398-1500.
About Leadership New Mexico: 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 Program 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. Since Leadership New Mexico’s inception, over 1,200 participants from 79 communities across the state have explored the issues facing our state through participation in Leadership New Mexico programs.