The ENMU-Roswell Foundation Board of Directors recently approved Richard C. Taylor, president and owner of May, Taylor & Co., P.C., as a new member.
A certified public accountant, Taylor has a bachelor of science degree in accounting from California State University at Los Angeles. Taylor served in the U. S. Air Force and has more than 50 years of experience in public accounting.
He is a member of the New Mexico and Texas Societies of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Taylor has been a Roswell resident for 50 years and has been active in numerous community organizations. He served on the Roswell City Council for seven years and on the Chaves County Board of Commissioners for eight years. He was a member of the board of trustees for Eastern New Mexico Medical Center for six years. He also served as the treasurer of the Chaves County Republican Party for 20 years. In addition, he was a Little League coach for 10 years and served on the Roswell Boys and Girls Club Board of Directors for six years.
Currently, Taylor is president of the board of trustees for the Assurance Home and a committee member of Boy Scout Troop 149. He also belongs to the financial council and once served as youth director at St. Peter’s Church.
Taylor and his wife, Diane, have three children and numerous grandchildren.
The other members of the ENMU-R Foundation board are Charlie Blanco, Brian Byrd, Jose Chavez, Laurie Archuleta Dudek, Cassie Holloway, Alejandra Martinez, Mike McLeod, Adriann Ragsdale and LaNelle Witt. Steve Henderson serves as president; Jon Hitchcock serves as vice president and treasurer; and Kay Rogers serves as secretary. Ex-officio board members are Mireya Trujillo, president, Community College Board, and Dr. Shawn Powell, president, ENMU-Roswell.
The foundation provides scholarships and other financial assistance to support education and training at the Roswell campus. For more information, contact Craig Collins, foundation coordinator, 575-624-7304.