It's easy to find things to disagree on. Lately, it seems like that's all the legislature does. Joanne Ferrary is different. She looks for challenges we can meet by working together.
As a professional and volunteer Joanne has fought to save lives on our roads and highways, working aganist underage drinking and DWI, and helping cut the state's alcohol-related traffic deaths in half.
Responsibility for ourselves and others. Working together to solve difficult problems. Who doesn't agree with that?
Joanne was born in Ohio and her family moved to Albuquerque when she was twelve. After graduating from Manzano High School she attended UNM for two years. In 1980 she and her own family moved to Las Cruces, where she eventually completed her undergraduate and MBA at NMSU as a single mom.
In 1990, her passion for traffic safety issues led her to work for the New Mexico Department of Transportation, and partner with federal and local governments to set up Community DWI Task Forces statewide, designed to take New Mexico out of its position as the state with the most DWI deaths in the country. And it worked!Read More