Board Of Education

The Governing Board members of the Mesa Vista Consolidated School District work hard to help maintain high standards in education. They are dedicated to ensuring all students in the district receive a quality education and achieve their academic goals.

III. A. Executive Session - The Board may elect to go into executive session for reasons permitted in the New Mexico Open Meetings Act.a. Limited Personnel Matters as permitted under Section 10-15-1(H)(2), specifically to discuss adjustment to Superintendent transition, matters related to hiring an interim or permanent superintendent; and b. Attorney Client Privilege pertaining to threatened litigation as permitted under section 10-15-1(H)(7), specifically to discuss an EEOC claim received by the District.B. Report on Executive Session – “The matters discussed in the closed meeting were limited to those stated in the motion to close the meeting. This statement shall be recorded in the minutes of the meeting as required by Section 10-15-1 (J) of the New Mexico Open Meetings Act”


Meet the Board of Education

Kisha Maestas, Board President
Contact Phone: (505) 583-2201

Kisha Maestas has been a member of the Ojo Caliente community for 17 years. She is married and has three children, two of which attend/or have attended the Mesa Vista schools. Kisha has spent most of her adult life working with children and finding ways to help in their growth and development. She served as the administrative coordinator for Moving Arts Espanola, a non-profit that provides opportunities to children in northern New Mexico. She is also an advocate for children with learning disabilities.

She has a concentration in accounting from Northern New Mexico College and a Bachelor of Science in Management from the University of Phoenix. She became an international artist her senior year in high school and continues to support the arts in New Mexico.

She wants to see the Mesa Vista schools succeed and provide a well rounded education that prepares it’s students for a great future. She wants to make sure our students can not only compete on a state level but have the education to compete on a national level as well. He has stated that he strongly believes in education and transparency within the school district. After all, he says, our children are the future for us!

John Garcia, Board Vice President
Contact Phone: (575) 208-6097

Cindy Archuleta, Board Treasurer

Moises Pena, Board Member
Cell Phone: (505) 927-8442
Home Phone: (505) 583-9290

Moises Peña graduated from Mesa Vista High School in 1997. He is a proud member of the 1997 AA State Basketball Championship team. After graduation, he attended Northern New Mexico College where he concentrated on basic studies.

In January of 1999, Mr. Peña found his calling in public service. He began his career as a public servant working at the Española City Jail. When he reached 21 years of age, he began his career as a police officer. Mr. Peña served as a patrol officer for approximately four years until he reached the rank of detective with the Española Police Department, where he served for approximately 10 years. Mr. Peña has since been employed as a supervisor at the Rio Arriba County Detention Center. He is currently a proud Deputy of the Rio Arriba County Sheriff’s Office.

Mr. Peña was elected in February of 2017 to the Mesa Vista Consolidated School Board of Education where he currently serves as School Board Secretary.

Moises has a vision of the Mesa Vista Consolidated Schools soon becoming the mecca of public education. His vision is that all students are either prepared to excel in advanced learning institutions, technical schools or striving to become productive members of society in today’s workforce.

Marvyn Jaramillo, Board Member
Contact Phone: (505) 583-0070

Marvyn Jaramillo graduated from Mesa Vista High School in 1995. Shortly after graduation, he decided to join the National Guard and went on to boot camp in Fort Knox, Kentucky. After boot camp, he completed advanced individual training in Aberdeen, Maryland.

Upon completion of military training, Mr. Jaramillo went on to Northern New Mexico Community College, where he received his AAS degree in Criminal Justice. He then decided to further his education and graduated from New Mexico Highlands University with a BA in Criminal Justice.

In 1999, his law enforcement career began with the New Mexico State Police. He then moved on to San Juan Tribal Police, Tesuque Tribal Police, and New Mexico Adult Probation and Parole. In 2004, he was deployed to Iraq to defend his country where he completed an 18 month deployment. Today, Marvyn is currently a Deputy with the Santa Fe Sheriff's Department.

He has 14 years experience in Law Enforcement and is still active with the NM National Guard. He has served 18 years so far and is a Staff Sergeant with the 1115th Det 3 Transportation Company. He is married and has three children. He is currently serving his second term as School Board President for Mesa Vista Consolidated School District.

He has stated that he strongly believes in education and transparency within the school district. After all, he says, our children are the future for us!

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