Who are​​​​ w​e?

The Rio Grande membership includes industrial hygienists, nurses, physicians, safety professionals, sales representatives and others interested in health protection of workers and the community. Geographically, the membership is open to anyone residing or working within its boundaries in New Mexico. Membership in the American Industrial Hygiene Association is strongly encouraged.


  • President: CJ Backlund
  • President-Elect: Janice Salazar
  • Past President: Mark Houston​
  • Secretary: Kate Serrano
  • Treasurer: Mike Starr
  • Board Member: Cynthia Davis
  • Board Member: Amanda Craig
  • Board Member: Liz Brooks

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