The New Mexico Secretary of Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources
is an appointed state executive position in the New Mexico state government.
As head of the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department the Secretary is responsible for four goals of the department - make the state a leader in energy development, protect the environment, managing and growing sustainable forests and improving the state park system. 
The current officeholder is John Bemis. He was appointed by Gov. Susana Martinez in 2011.
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Under Section 9-5A-5 of the New Mexico Code, The secretary is appointed by the Governor with the consent of the Senate. 
The budget for the Department of Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources in Fiscal Year 2012 was $58,336,200.
In 2010, the New Mexico Secretary of Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources was paid an estimated $133,280 according to the Council of State Governments.
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Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department
1220 South St. Francis Drive
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Phone: (505) 476-3200
Fax: (505) 476-3220
- ↑ New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department, "About," accessed October 30, 2011
- ↑ Justia, "2006 New Mexico Code - Section 9-5A-5 — Secretary of energy, minerals and natural resources; appointment.," accessed October 30, 2011
- ↑ New Mexico Department of Finance, "FY 2014 Executive Recurring Budget Recommendations," accessed April 15, 2013
- ↑ The Council of State Governments,"The Book of States 2010 Table 4.11," retrieved June 22, 2011