James Townsend (Republican Party) is a member of the New Mexico House of Representatives, representing District 54 Chaves, Eddy and Otero). Townsend assumed office on January 20, 2015. Townsend began serving as state House minority leader in 2019.
Townsend attended New Mexico State University in Carlsbad, New Mexico. His professional experience includes working for Southern Union Co., Southern Union Gas Company, Southern Union Refining Company, Navajo Refining Company, Holly Energy Partners, and UNEV Pipeline Company.
Standing Committee Membership
Member HOUSE ENERGY, ENVIRONMENT & NATURAL RESOURCES
Member HOUSE JUDICIARY
Member HOUSE PRINTING & SUPPLIES
Member HOUSE RULES & ORDER OF BUSINESS
Interim Committee Membership
Member LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
Advisory RADIOACTIVE & HAZARDOUS MATERIALS COMMITTEE
Advisory WATER & NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE
Designee LEGISLATIVE FINANCE COMMITTEE
Designee REVENUE STABILIZATION & TAX POLICY COMMITTEE