District II

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  Commissioner District II 
Margaret McDaniel
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Margaret McDaniel

Margaret McDaniel represents District 2.  She also serves as the executive director of San Juan Economic Development Service (SJEDS).  She has eighteen years experience in assisting economic base companies expand or relocate in order for the companies to create or save high wage jobs in San Juan County.   Commissioner McDaniel will use her experience to defend the County’s economic base while encouraging new environmentally friendly technologies to help build a more diverse economy.  Improving the infrastructure and workforce to meet the demands of new technology, looking out for the health and safety of County residents and being good stewards of public money crosses all cultural and political boundaries.  She understands the issues facing District 2 and San Juan County and is committed to listening and helping find solutions.


Commissioner McDaniel is a lifelong resident of San Juan County.  In addition to her experience with SJEDS she has also served as the executive director of the Aztec Boys & Girls Club, the Aztec Chamber of Commerce and owned her own business. She has a proven record of fiscal and personal responsibility and expects the same of government officials.   She is married to Gary McDaniel, a deputy with the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office.  She has 3 adult children and 6 grandchildren and her husband has 3 adult children.


Commissioner McDaniel Fast Facts:

  • Aztec Citizen of the Year - 1992
  • Graduate of Leadership San Juan - 1993
  • Graduate, University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute -1997
  • Member and Past President of two statewide economic development organizations
  • NM Industrial Developers Executives Association Developer of the Year – 2000
  • Four Corners Professional Development Woman of the Year - 2001
  • New Mexico Business Journal member of New Mexico’s Team of Business & Economic Development Leaders- 2004
  • New Mexico Business Weekly one of ten Women of Influence– 2005
  • Bloomfield Citizen of the Year -2009