Northern Rio Arriba Electric Cooperative

Northern Río Arriba Electric serves 3,041 consumers living in Río Arriba county.

The company owns 452 miles of distribution line. It has invested $14.8 million to serve its members.

The board meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month; the annual meeting is September 25, 2017. The cooperative was incorporated on August 17, 1948 and energized in November 1949.

Board of Trustees

Steve Rendon, President
Antonio Manzanares, Vice President
Gilbert Martinez, Secretary
Leroy Martinez, Treasurer
Tomas G. Rivas, Trustee/Director, NMRECA
Michael Gomez, Trustee
David M. Martinez, Trustee

Key Staff

Benjamin Leyba, Executive Vice President and General Manager
John Blea, Director of Operations
Trina Deyapp, Controller
Victoria Gonzales, Administrative Assistant
Anthony Mercure, Director of Consumer Services


1135 Camino Escondido
PO Box 217
Chama, NM 87520
Main/Outage: 575-756-2181
Fax: 575-756-2200
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