Alicia Edwards

 
Board of County Commissioners
Title: District 3 Commissioner
Phone: 575-574-0023
Additional Phone: Fax: 575-574-0073
Alicia Edwards


Biography

Alicia Edwards is the Coordinator for Healthy Kids Healthy Communities Grant County (HKHC). HKHC provides, implements and supports initiatives that create policy, systems and environmental changes that result in increased access to healthy eating and physical activity in schools. Ms. Edwards is the former Executive Director of The Volunteer Center and the Commons Center for Food Security and Sustainability, working to end hunger and poverty in Grant County, New Mexico through a multitude of short and long-term projects rooted in social justice and designed to increase individual and community self-sufficiency and resiliency. Ms. Edwards helped found the Grant County Food Policy Council, the New Mexico Collaboration to End Hunger, the Grant County Community Foundation and has served on the Southwest Regional Food Policy Council and the Grant County Community Health Council. She is also a published author, photographer and sculptor whose art and images are in private collections in the U.S., Canada and England. Her idea of adventure is a backpack, a one-way ticket to anywhere and has traveled extensively in all 50 states and five continents. Her favorite conveyances for travel are her feet, a bicycle or a sailboat.

2023 Committee Assignments

  • New Mexico Insurance Authority Pool Board

Term

January 2021 through December 2024 (2nd Term)

Party Affiliation

Democrat

District

3

Office Location

Grant County Manager's Office
1400 Highway 180 East
Silver City, NM 88061-7837

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 898
Silver City, NM 88062-0898

Business Hours

By Appointment

 

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