Office of the Secretary Deborah Romero
DFA - Cabinet Secretary
Debbie Romero is a dedicated public servant with nearly 40 years of experience in state government. She has spent the majority of her career working at the Department of Finance and Administration, focusing on public policy, budgeting, capital outlay and capital outlay reform. In addition to having worked in budgeting and finance across a wide variety of fields relating to public government, Romero most recently served as the Director of the State Budget Division at DFA. She also previously served as Chief Financial Officer for the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and as the Director of Boards and Commissions for Governors Anaya and Richardson. Romero received a degree in Public Administration from the College of Santa Fe.