GOVERNOR-ELECT MARTINEZ NOMINATES GORDEN EDEN AS PUBLIC SAFETY SECRETARY

GOVERNOR-ELECT MARTINEZ NOMINATES GORDEN EDEN AS PUBLIC SAFETY SECRETARY
Former United States Marshal Has Decorated Record Of Service & Will Make Fighting Public Corruption A Top Priority

Albuquerque – Today, Governor-elect Susana Martinez nominated Gorden Edward Eden, Jr. to serve as her secretary of the Department of Public Safety.  Eden is a highly-skilled executive with a solid and decorated record of service to New Mexico and our nation.  Eden has over 30 years experience in both private and public sector organizations, in addition to training and employee development.

In nominating Eden, Governor-elect Susana Martinez stated, “As a member of law enforcement, I know that Gorden is a serious and accomplished person who will dedicate himself to ensuring New Mexico is a safer and stronger place.  As secretary, he will make fighting public corruption a top priority.”

Gorden Eden will keep New Mexico more secure by having safer roads and communities, as well as working with state employees  to make organizational improvements.  Throughout his career, Eden has a proven history of developing and successfully implementing strategic plans, crisis intervention and resolving complex problems.  Eden previously served as the United States Marshal for the District of New Mexico and worked in that capacity since 2002.  He has served the State of New Mexico in various posts, such as division director for the Motor Vehicle Division of the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department, bureau chief for the Training and Recruiting Division of the Department of Public Safety and senior special agent in the Special Investigations Unit of the Department of Justice – State of New Mexico, among numerous others.

In response to his nomination as the secretary of the Department of Public Safety, Eden said, “It is my sincere honor to serve under Governor-elect Susana Martinez.  As someone who has dedicated her life to law enforcement and public service, I know the Governor-elect is committed to increasing the safety and security of New Mexico’s citizens.  There is quite a lot of work to do, and I look forward to joining the Governor-elect’s team and beginning to serve the people of New Mexico in a new capacity.”

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