Mayor Ron Griggs

Ron Griggs is a native, second generation New Mexican. He was born in Portales in 1952 and moved to Alamogordo in 1954. His father, Jim, was an educator, general contractor, and city commissioner in Alamogordo. His mother, Dolores, was a homemaker and school librarian. Dolores still resides in Alamogordo. Jim passed away in 1999. He has a sister, Nancy Rich, and a brother, Jeff Griggs. Ron is married to Joan (since 1978) and they have two children, Erin Regrutto, who along with her husband, Ryan, and daughter, Adi, live in Pueblo, Colorado and Reid, who lives in Denver, Colorado.

Ron attended school in Alamogordo, graduating from Alamogordo High School in 1970. He studied for two years at New Mexico State University -Alamogordo and graduated with a degree in business from NMSU in 1974. He also attended Eastern New Mexico University for one year before leaving to work for Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. In 1979 he was hired by Texaco Inc. and worked for them until 1995 in Midland, Texas and Denver, Colorado. He returned to Alamogordo at that time when he, along with his wife, Joan, purchased Alamogordo Title Company. They sold the company in 2003 and Ron now has two small businesses, ATC, Inc. and Griggs Holdings LLC.

Ron was first elected to the Alamogordo City Commission as an at-large city commissioner in 1999 and has been re-elected three times as District 7 City Commissioner. He served for several years as Mayor Pro-Tem, and is currently serving as the Mayor of the City of Alamogordo.

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