Board of Advisors
The Aggie Athletic Club Board of Advisors consists of NMSU Alumni, community members, and friends of Las Cruces. Each member is asked to be a member of AAC as well as renew current members and recruit new members. Please call the AAC office at 575-646-5151 today for more information about joining the Board of Advisors.
The current Board of Advisors:
-David Warren, III
Larry Allen has been connected to the Las Cruces community for nearly 30 years. He is a distinguished businessman, serving as the owner of Allen Theatres Inc. Mr. Allen states that his proudest moment as an Aggies fan was in the early 1990’s when our basketball team beat the top ranked UNLV Running-Rebels.
Brad Beasley is a Certified Public Accountant and Partner at Beasley, Mitchell, & Co, LLP, Las Cruces’s largest CPA firm. He is also the chairman of the New Mexico Society of CPA’s, a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Emerging Leaders Council, and a color analyst for the local High School Football games. Brad played Division I baseball for the UNLV Rebels where he was Mountain West Academic All-Conference and 2nd Team All conference his senior year. In Junior High he was a ball boy for NMSU Basketball from 1998-1992 and his favorite aggie moment was the ESPN Big Monday game in 1990 when NMSU beat the #1 ranked UNLV Rebels (how ironic) at the Pan American Center. Brad and his wife Kathy have a son Beaux (3), who enjoys nothing more than watching NMSU Aggie football and Basketball games.
Chuck Bisbee grew up in Washington. He received his Mechanical
Engineering degree from Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, and MBA
from Widener University. He was also a Licensed Financial Planner.
NMSU was a major factor in choosing to relocate to Las Cruces in 1995. He
joined the NMSU Alumni Association and is a supporter of sports and theater
programs. He is a partner in Sew What’s New.
Van Bullock is a proud native of Artesia, NM. He was a member of the golf team while attending NMSU. Van’s most memorable moment as an Aggies fan was the night we beat UNLV on national television. Van is currently a professor at NMSU and a partner of Mathers Reality, Inc.
Hank Cook is a proud graduate of NMSU. He spent his college days as a wide receiver for the Aggies football team. His favorite moment as an Aggie was in 1973 we he led the comeback win over UTEP. His desired legacy for NMSU is for our institution to become a leader in academics, athletics, and southwest prosperity.
Jim Dawson is employed by MEI Technologies, out of Houston Texas, as an IT Customer Service Agent at the NASA White Sands Test Facility. Jim has lived in Las Cruces nearly all of his life and is married to Karen, a native Las Crucen. Jim and Karen have three children: Justin, Keri, and Keith. Justin is a Mechanical Engineer, living and working in Lompoc, California. Keri is a grad student in Physical Therapy school in San Antonio, Texas. Keith is currently serving in the United States Marine Corps stationed in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. Jim’s favorite Aggie memory is attending NMSU Basketball games with his father during the late sixties and early seventies. Jim watched the likes of Sam Lacey, Jimmy Collins, Charlie Criss, and Coach Lou Henson in action during this time.
Walter Hines was born in Las Cruces, but moved to Albuquerque soon after. His father was the head football and basketball at NMSU. His favorite moments as an Aggie were the 1970 Final Four and the 1960 Sun Bowl. He had to privilege to witness both of them live. Walter is now retired but stays busy studying the history of NMSU.
John Kutinac is a mental health professional and owns Las Cruces Counseling Services. John’s alma mater is Avila University in Kansas City, Missouri, but became an NMSU graduate after earning a master’s in counseling. He has two “greatest Aggie basketball moments.” The first involved the first NMSU win over then powerhouse UNLV Running Rebels that took place in the Pan Am. The second involved the NMSU trip to the Sweet 16 in the Pit.
Tommy Lucero was born and raised in Vaughn, NM. He moved to Las Cruces at the age of 17 to pursue a degree at NMSU. Tommy has been involved with NMSU Athletics for many years. His favorite moment as an Aggie was winning the WAC Tournament and hearing the sold out crowd chanting “Reggie! Reggie!”. He currently serves as the principal of Aztec Youth Academy where he works with incarcerated students.
Jan Morehead moved to Las Cruces in 1992. Her husband Michael is the Dean for the College of Education. They have two daughters, who shes proud to say, are Aggie graduates! She is a retired Kindergarten/First Grade teacher with 28 years of service. For the last 18 years, she has also taught an NMSU Early Childhood Methods class one night a week. She enjoy swimming, doing volunteer work with several local Las Cruces organizations, traveling and attending NMSU student events. Her favorite Aggie Moments were the times their family traveled to Nevada to attend Women's and Men's Basketball Tournaments. Nothing beats the feeling of being there in person to cheer and support our teams during tournament play.
Brenda Porter is a proud Las Cruces native where she has always been a member of the community. She spent the majority of her professional career as an elementary school teacher, and is currently an Associate Broker with Steinborn and Associates Real Estate. As a devout Aggie alum, Brenda has not only provided her time and leadership, but made a major gift during the “Doing What Counts” Capital Campaign. This gift helped establish the Bob Porter Point Guard Endowed Scholarship, which is designed to insure we attract and educate some of the top talent in the country. When asked her favorite Aggie Moment, Brenda replied that any time football or basketball teams beat our rivals, the Lobos and Miners, is her favorite Aggie Moment.
Lynda Taylor was raised in Las Cruces and attended NMSU where she has remained involved since graduation. She is currently the Director of Auxiliary Services at Memorial Medical Center and serves on the Tough Enough to Wear Pink Committee.
Lonnie Terry spent his childhood in Southern California before arriving in Las Cruces on an athletic scholarship. He played both football and baseball during his time at NMSU. His most memorable moment as an Aggie was being a part of the undefeated 1960 football team. Lonnie is currently the President and CEO of North American Steel Alliance Inc.
Dr. David Warren, III is a dentist from Lordsburg, NM. His proudest moment while attending NMSU was the 1973 basketball season. His ability to interact with others is the reason why he provides quality dentistry. The legacy that Dave wants to leave behind is the organizational skills that he uses in his everyday life.