Dr. Laura Gutierrez Spencer is a native nuevo mexicana. She grew up in Silver City. Dr. Spencer was a professor of Spanish Language, Latin American Literature and Chicano/a Literature before she took the position as director of Chicano Programs.
Ms. Enriquez has been with NMSU for eight years. Before working at Chicano Programs, she was with the Parking Department. She is currently pursuing a Bachelors of Information and Communication Technology.