Bokum , Consuelo (Conci)
Immediate Past President
Conci has served as President of the Board of Directors of the New Mexico Water Dialogue since 1991, and since August 2006 as interim Executive Director. She is the director for the New Mexico Water Project, 1000 Friends of New Mexico. She has been working on water policy issues since 1991 when she and two others co-authored Living Within Our Means: A Water Management Policy for New Mexico in the 21st Century. She subsequently researched and wrote Implementing the Public Welfare Requirement in New Mexico's Water Code, published in the University of New Mexico School of Law's Natural Resources Journal. In 2002, she, Alletta Belin, and Frank Titus co-authored Taking Charge of our Water Destiny: A Water Management Policy for New Mexico in the 21st Century. Conci is chair of the Jemez y Sangre Regional Water Planning Council, a member of the Governor's Blue Ribbon Water Task Force, and the public member of the Buckman Direct Diversion Project Board. In 1993 she served on the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission's committee that developed the Regional Water Planning Handbook.