AWARD WINNING NATIONAL JOURNALIST KATE SNOW SPEAKER FOR 2018 DIXON AWARDS LUNCHEON

Kate Snow, the anchor of “NBC Nightly News” Sunday and an award-winning Senior National Correspondent for NBC News, will be the keynote speaker at the 2018 New Mexico Foundation for Open Government William S. Dixon First Amendment Award luncheon. The luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Embassy Suites, 1000 Read More …

NMFOG NAMES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Board of Directors of the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government announced this week that Melanie Majors, whose 25-year professional career in New Mexico has spanned the fields of journalism, communications and public relations, is the organization’s new executive director. Founded in 1989, FOG is a non-profit organization with a singular mission to educate Read More …

Dixon Award Deadline Extended!

The deadline to accept nominations for the 2018 William S. Dixon First Amendment Freedom Award sponsored by the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government (NMFOG) has been extended to June 22, 2018. NMFOG has made it easy to submit a nomination by visiting the NMFOG website and click on Nominations for all of the requirements. Read More …

NMFOG Spring Board Meeting

The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government will hold its spring board meeting on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at the iHeart Media Complex, 5411 Jefferson St. NE. The meeting begins at 12 p.m.  The meeting is open to the public.  

New Mexico Foundation for Open Government Seeks Executive Director

The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government (NMFOG) is a not-for-profit, non-partisan organization committed to helping citizens, students, educators, public officials, members of the media and legal professionals understand and exercise their rights and responsibilities under New Mexico sunshine laws, the federal Freedom of Information Act and the First Amendment. We educate, advocate and (at Read More …

Majors named interim NMFOG executive director

The Board of Directors of the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government (NMFOG) today announced that Melanie J. Majors will become NMFOG’s interim executive director. She replaces Peter St. Cyr, who was named executive director in late 2016. A longtime advocate for open government, Mr. St. Cyr plans to continue to work in the public’s Read More …

Candidates for governor pledge transparency

Candidates for governor of New Mexico in 2018 are on the record in support of the public’s right to know. Republican Steve Pearce joined Democrats Jeff Apodaca, Joseph Cervantes, Peter DeBenedittis, and Michelle Lujan Grisham at NMFOG’s first ever Sunshine Week Open Government Candidate Forum focused solely on open government issues on Sunday afternoon at Read More …

NMFOG Names Karen Moses Next Board President

The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government announced the election of new members to its Board of Directors and the appointment of Karen Moses, the editor of the Albuquerque Journal, to board president beginning January 1, 2018. Moses, a University of New Mexico journalism graduate, replaces Greg Williams, NMFOG’s Board President for the past three Read More …