Doña Ana County

Human Resources

Deborah Weir

Department Head: 
Deborah Weir
845 N Motel Blvd
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88007
(575) 647-7210 (Voice)
(575) 525-5888
(575) 525-5951
Phone: (575) 647-7210 (Voice)
Fax: (575) 525-5888
TDD: (575) 525-5951

Human Resources


In an effort to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus and protect our employees, as well as the public, while maintaining critical public services, the Human Resources Department implemented the following measures:

  • Applications will continue to only be accepted on-line.
  • Requests for American’s with Disability Act (ADA) Accommodations may be made through email.
  • New hires will be scheduled for individual appointments to complete the required paperwork and begin employment.
  • Human Resources services will continue to be available by contacting or by calling (575) 647-7210.


To provide a comprehensive human resources program with an emphasis on proactive, solutions oriented service to all County community members including current, prospective and former employees.
  • Recruitment, screening and selection
  • New employee orientation
  • Classification and compensation
  • Employee benefits coordination, administration and communication
  • Training, development and education
  • Employee relations including mediation, facilitation, progressive disciplinary action, grievance and appeals process
  • Labor relations including negotiations, administration and contract compliance
  • Management and employee consultation and advising
  • Policy development, interpretation and compliance
  • Employment law compliance (Federal and State)
  • ADA coordination
  • Respond to internal and external charges of discrimination and harassment
  • Maintenance of applicant and employee records
  • Coordinate responses to unemployment claims

HR Contacts

Please feel free to contact staff members if you have any questions regarding job vacancies, compensation programs, employee benefits, personnel policies, training, or anything else with which we may help you.

Contact Name / Title Phone Email
HR Director       Deborah Weir, MPA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP (575) 647-7210
HRIS Specialist       Steven Banegas (575) 525-5843
Training Coordinator, Senior HR Administrator      Cindy Capanna, SPHR, SHRM-SCP (575) 525-8827
Senior HR Administrator - Benefits      Lani Davis, PHR, SHRM-CP (575) 525-5887
HR Administrator-Benefits    Crystina Holman, PHR, SHRM-CP (575) 525-5976
HR Representative       Lisa Hernandez (575) 525-5961
HR Administrator       Ashley Bransford (575) 525-5880
HR Representative       Erika Garay (575) 525-5886
HR Administrator        Shawn Spain (575) 525-5975
HR Administrator       Sandra Bali (575) 525-5879
HR Administrator       Rebecca Nezzer (575) 525-5884
HR Assistant       Edna Acosta (575) 525-5881
HR Assistant       Raquel Garcia (575) 386-4381


Administrators by Department
Effective February 2020

Ashley Bransford
Animal Control & Codes
Detention Center

Cindy Capanna
County Manager/Assistant County Managers
Human Resources
Legal/ Risk Management

Rebecca Nezzer
Community Development
Fire & Emergency Services
Information Technology

Sandra Bali
County Clerk/Probate
Facilities and Parks/Vector Control
Health & Human Services
Media & Public Communication

Shawn Spain
Flood Commission
Sheriffs Department