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Joseph Escobedo

Position: Government Affairs

Joseph Escobedo

Joseph Escobedo

Government Affairs at APS

Joseph Escobedo oversees government affairs at Albuquerque Public Schools.

Biography

  • Coordinates all lobbying efforts for the Superintendent and APS Board of Education to the New Mexico Legislature, U.S. Congress, City Council, County Commission, and various other government entities.
  • Advises the superintendent, leadership team, and the APS Board of Education on political issues and communications to government officials.
  • Attends and presents at interim committee meetings of the New Mexico Legislature.

Education:

  • University of New Mexico – Albuquerque, New Mexico – Fall 2002
    Broadcast Journalism and Political Science
  • Leadership Albuquerque – Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce – Spring 2009
  • University of New Mexico – Albuquerque, New Mexico – Planned Completion - Spring 2010
    Masters of Public Administration

Experience:

  • APS Director of Government Affairs – 2007 to Present
  • APS  Communications Specialist – 2005 to 2007
  • News Producer, KOAT-TV Action 7 News – 2001 to 2006

Joseph has a wife, Jamie who is a teacher and one son who is 3, Joseph Dominic II

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