County Commission

Sandoval County has a commission/manager form of government. The five members of the county commission are elected by voters within their respective districts. New Mexico State Law limits county commissioners to two consecutive four-year terms. The County Manager is appointed by the Commission to carry out policy and serve as chief administrative officer of County government.

District 1
Dr. James F. Holden-Rhodes

1st Term, Appointed August 2017
Seat Term January 2015 – December 2018
Next election for this seat is November 2018


District 2
Jay C. Block

1st Term, Elected November 2016
Seat Term January 2017 – December 2020
Next Election for this seat is November 2020


District 3
Don G. Chapman

2nd Term, Elected November 2014
Seat Term January 2015 – December 2018
Next Election for this seat is November 2018


District 4
David J. Heil

1st Term, Elected November 2016
Seat Term January 2017 – December 2020
Next Election for this seat is November 2020


District 5
F. Kenneth Eichwald

1st Term, Elected November 2016
Seat Term January 2017 – December 2020
Next Election for this seat is November 2020