Updated: Apr 30
Joseph is currently a student at the University of New Mexico enrolled in the College of Population Health, double majoring in Population Health and Political Science. Joseph is interested in health care law and administration and plans to pursue both fields academically and professionally. As the Communications Committee Chair for NMHE, Joseph has built and currently maintains the chapter’s site while also assisting with other communication needs. Joseph’s experience in communications began in 2016 when he worked with the Bill of Rights Institute in Washington D.C. to develop online resources for those seeking information about the naturalization process with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. There he collaborated with his peers from across the country to formulate a multi-media campaign to communicate resources for those interested in naturalization. Joseph once again returned to Washington for a Legislative Internship in Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragan’s office in 2017, further developing skills from daily constituent communication. After his internship, he was awarded with a Congressional Recognition for contributions to the Congresswoman’s Office. Returning to Albuquerque, NM later in 2017, Joseph worked for the Law Office of Andrea I. Gunderson before beginning school at the University of New Mexico. While not studying, Joseph enjoys hiking, hockey, running, reading, and drinking coffee.