New Elephant Butte Manager Named

After considering resumes from a host of hopeful applicants, Elephant Butte City Councilors approved a recommendation from appointed search committee members and named Andrew Finzen to fill the vacant city manager’s position during their May 6meeting.
Councilors did not discuss Finzen’s experience or qualifications, nor was he in attendance at Wednesday’s session. However, Mayor Eunice Kent confirmed that the new city manager would be attending the board’s next regular meeting on May 20 and will officially join the city’s staff following a formal swearing-in ceremony.