Stephanie Wilson, National History Day State Contest Coordinator 

National History Day in New Mexico provides resources for teachers, such as workshops and training, as well as for students, such as links to experts on various subjects in New Mexico history. For more information or to set up a workshop, please contact the New Mexico History Day contest coordinator Stephanie Wilson, using the contact form below.

Learn more about our staff member Stephanie. 

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National History Day senior advisor Heather McCleanhan presenting a student with an award

Heather McClenahan,
National History Day SENIOR ADVISOR

Heather oversees strategic matters related to National History Day, as well as recruitment of a diverse contest judge cohort. If you would like to serve as a judge please email Heather using the contact form below.

Learn more about becoming a NHD judge.


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Victor Oaxaca,
Southern Regional Coordinator

The Southern Regional Contest is usually held in Las Cruces in late winter. As the facilitator and transportation coordinator for Silver City Schools, contractor Victor Oaxaca, oversees the coordination for the Southern Region. Email Victor using the contact form below.

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Drew Sedrel
Central Regional Coordinator

The Central Regional Contest, following the Southern Regional Contest, takes place in Albuquerque. As an educator at Alice King Community School, Drew serves as the Central Regional Coordinator. Contact Drew using the form below. 

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Karen McCay
Northwest Regional Coordinator

The Northwest Regional Contest is held in Farmington, usually at San Juan College. Karen McCay, serves as the contracted Northwest Regional Coordinator. Karen can be reached using the contact form below. As the Lead Instructor of Alternative Licensure Program at San Juan Community College, Karen is a long-time NHD judge, parent, and supporter.

Contact Karen