Meet the Board of Directors and Staff

Four Corners Economic Development, or 4CED, encompasses two non-profit organizations. One is the 501(c)(6) membership based organization, Four Corners Economic Development, Inc. The other is the Four Corners Economic Development Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization. There are three active boards that meet regularly to govern the activities of the two organizations.

The first is the 4CED Foundation board that is comprised of volunteer representatives from the county, the three local municipalities, the Navajo Nation, San Juan College, and the past president.

The second is the full 25 member 4CED, Inc. board that is comprised of twelve elected representatives serving three year terms* nominated from member businesses , the five members of the 4CED Foundation board, and six Chairman appointed seats.

The third board is the Executive Board comprised of officers elected from the ranks of the full board and up to three Chairman appointed seats.

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Meet our Foundation Board

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Join the Movement. Improve our Economy.

If you are interested in helping us grow and diversify the economy in San Juan County, New Mexico – if you want to be a part of the team that is making our community an amazing place to live and work – become a member!

Four Corners Economic Development, Inc. is a 501(c)(6) membership organization dedicated to economic development in San Juan County, New Mexico. Memberships start as low as $350 per year.

Complete this Online Pledge Card or contact Devin Scott at (505) 566-3702 or dscott@4CornersED.com to join today! You may also ask us about making a charitable contribution to the Four Corners Economic Development Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization.

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We are the Center of Adventure

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The Farmington, MSA lies at the center of the Four Corners National Geographic Geotourism Region. To learn more about that project click here.

Climate

Farmington Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), NM

Elevation: 5,503 feet     Latitude: 36 44N     Longitude: 108 13W

Köppen Classification: Tropical and Subtropical Steppe Climate

This climate type occurs primarily on the periphery of the true deserts in low-latitude semiarid steppe regions. It is transitional to the tropical wet-dry climate on the equatorial side and to the Mediterranean climate on its poleward margin, with a cooler, wetter winter resulting from the higher latitude and mid-latitude frontal cyclone activity. Annual precipitation totals are greater than in tropical and subtropical desert climates. Yearly variations in amount are not as extreme as in the true deserts but are nevertheless large.

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is “BSk”. (Tropical and Subtropical Steppe Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Farmington is 52.0°F (11.1°C). The warmest month, on average, is July with an average temperature of 75.0°F (23.9°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 30.0°F (-1.1°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Farmington is 103.0°F (39.4°C), which was recorded in June. The lowest recorded temperature in Farmington is -20.0°F (-28.9°C), which was recorded in January.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Farmington is 8.1″ (205.7 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is October with 1.2″ (30.5 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is June with an average of 0.4″ (10.2 mm). In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 22.2 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in August with 2.7 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in June with 1.1 days of rain.

In Farmington, there’s an average of 14.6″ of snow (37.1 cm). The month with the most snow is December, with 4.9″ of snow (12.4 cm).

Climate Averages by Month

Information from www.weatherbase.com

Housing

San Juan County          New Mexico

Number of Housing Units, 2011                                                                            49,971                              908,132
Homeownership Rate, 2007-2011                                                                         74.5%                                 69.6%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units, 2007-2011                    $154,200                            $161,800
Median Travel Time to Work (mins), Workers age 16+, 2007-2011               25.1                                     21.8

Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits
Last Revised: Thursday, 27-Jun-2013 14:28:25 EDT

Population

San Juan County, New Mexico has a population of 130,044. With 6,763 residents in Aztec, 8,112 residing in Bloomfield, and 45,895 in Farmington.

Taxes

Taxes are a necessary part of doing business and can seem overwhelming, especially to a new business. New Mexico has a relatively unique tax structure where we use a Gross Receipts Tax (GRT) for taxing business revenue. Follow the links below to learn more about taxes in San Juan County, New Mexico.

Additional information on tax policy and filing:
New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department

Workforce

San Juan County, New Mexico has a long history in the energy industry including extraction of oil, gas, and coal and our workforce has adapted to reflect that. Four Corners Economic Development is currently involved in the Skill Ready Four Corners project which is being used to assess our current workforce and help employers and job seekers by offering a free skills-based hiring tool. Skill Ready Four Corners promotes the use of the ACT, Inc. WorkKeys® assessments and we are the first community in New Mexico to gain the ACT Certified Work Ready Communities designation. Employers can also list job postings on www.SkillReadyFourCorners.com for a nominal fee. Some postings may qualify for a free listing.

The follow information speaks to our current workforce situation: