Ray Trejo, an avid sportsman and lifelong educator, is southern New Mexico outreach coordinator for the federation. Trejo is a past federation president and grew up hunting and fishing in southwestern New Mexico. Trejo spent the last 26 years of his career as a public-school educator, 16 of those as an administrator. Trejo attended Western New Mexico University in Silver City where he earned a bachelor’s degree in education, a master’s degree in teaching and a second master’s in educational leadership. Trejo has worked with several statewide sportsmen’s groups to promote public access, equitable tag reform and sound wildlife management practices. He was instrumental in helping to create the Organ Mountains Desert Peaks National Monument. He lives in Deming with his wife Teri, three horses, one mule, his Jack Russell terrier and three bird dogs.