People of the WCA
To meet the objectives of the WCA's mission, the agency provides a wide range of services to workers, employers and insurance providers through its main office and six regional offices. All bureaus within the agency report to the Office of the Director. The WCA's bureaus are divided into three broad groups: Support Services, Court and Programs and General Counsel.
The WCA is open Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Office of the Director
The director is responsible for the administration of all aspects of the WCA. The director is assisted in duties by two deputies and General Counsel.
Robert E. Doucette, Jr., Director, (505) 841-6007
Shanon Riley, Chief Judge, Adjudication, (505) 841-6851 Meet our judges.
Catherine Farrell, HR Manager, (505) 841-6013
Michael Holt General Counsel, (505) 841-6822
Kelly Villanueva, Enforcement Bureau Chief, (505) 841-6064
Priscilla Padilla, UEF Administrator, (505) 841-6050
Diana Sandoval-Tapia, Public Information Officer, (505) 841-6052
The WCA's Support Services Division oversees economic research, facilities, field operations, finances, information systems and self-insurance.
Leigh Martinez, Executive Deputy Director, (505) 841-6846
Richard Adu-Asamoah, Economic Research and Policy Bureau Chief, (505) 841-6044
Trey Flynt, Field Operations Manager, (505) 841-6056
Freddy Ramirez, Facilities Manager, (505) 841-6039
Michelle Green, Financial Manager, (505) 841-6847
Brenda Henderson, Information Systems Manager, (505) 841-6867
Lisa Romero, Self-Insurance and Regulatory Audit Bureau Chief, (505) 841-6860
Court and Programs
The Court and Programs Division oversees clerk of the court, employer compliance, mediation, medical cost containment, ombudsmen, and safety.
Heather Jordan, Court and Programs Administrator, (505) 841-6069
Alexis Armijo, Clerk of the Court, (505) 841-6028
Vacant, Employer Compliance Bureau Chief, (505) 841-6851
Kenneth Owens, Mediation Bureau Chief, (505) 841-6024
Jessica Sanchez, Medical Cost Containment Bureau Chief, (505) 841-6042
Samuel Castillo, Ombudsman Program Bureau Chief, (505) 841-6825
Paul Martinez, Safety Manager, (505) 841-6830
Meet our mediators.