Highlands University Board of Regents


Leveo V. Sanchez, Chairman
529 Hillside Avenue
Santa Fe, N.M. 87501

Leveo Sanchez is a dynamic leader with decades of domestic and international business success and distinguished public service. He is a New Mexico native and returned to the state in 2006.  In May, 2008, Gov. Bill Richardson appointed Sanchez to the Highlands Board of Regents. More…


LouElla Marr-Montoya

LouElla Marr-Montoya, Member
786 Dora Celeste Drive, Las Vegas, NM   87701

Marr-Montoya gained more than 30 years of experience in higher education administration and counseling through various positions at Luna Community College. She earned her M.A. in guidance and counseling from Highlands as well as her B.A. in sociology, psychology and secondary education.. More…



Sandra M. Turner, Member
2701 Putnam,Clovis, NM 88101

Sandra Turner is a licensed clinical social worker with more than 20 years of experience in social and human services, program management, and administration. She earned her Master of Social Work degree from Highlands and her B.S. in psychology and sociology from Eastern New Mexico University. More…


Frank Marchi

Frank Marchi, Member
3301 Utah NE, Albuquerque, N.M. 87110

Frank Marchi has had a distinguished career as an insurance executive for Manuel Lujan Insurance, Inc. in Albuquerque, where he is currently a business consultant. Prior to that, he was chief operating officer, president of the board of directors, and senior vice president for the insurance agency. More…


Ryan Andrews-Armijo, Student Regent
23 Wagon Wheel Road, Moriarty, NM 87035
Ryan Andrews-Armijo is a full-time student, president pro tempore of the Associated Students of New Mexico Highlands University, and the founder and president of the Political Science Club. She is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in political science with an emphasis on law and anticipates enrolling in an advanced degree program this fall.