Regular Meeting of the New Mexico Museum of Space History’s Governor’s Commission Friday, April 29, 2022


The Governor’s Commission to the New Mexico Museum of Space History will hold a regular quarterly meeting on Friday, April 29, 2022, at 1:00 pm.

The meeting will be held in person at the Clyde W. Tombaugh Education Center on the campus of the museum. 

The mission of the Governor’s Commission to the museum is to provide direction, advice, and support to the Director of the Museum in the maintenance and operation of the Museum and all of its activities. The next scheduled meetings will be held on July 29, 2022, and October 28, 2022.


Note:  Prior to the Quarterly Governor’s Commission meeting beginning at 1300, there are working sessions that are open to the public, where a quorum of members will be in attendance. No Commission votes will be held during the working sessions as they are designed for the Commission members to learn more about the Museum of Space History.


0800 – 0830    Open Meeting, Working Session. “Meet and greet, Governor’s Commission, staff and DCA representatives”.  Meet at the Museum Support Center (MSC)
1402 Eddy Drive, Alamogordo, NM  88310


0830 – 1100    Open Meeting, Working Session.  “Tour of the MSC, Museum, Hubbard Building, and the Tombaugh Building”.
Start at 1402 Eddy Drive, Alamogordo, NM  88310 then move to the main museum at 3198 State Route 2001, Alamogordo, NM  88310


1100 – 1200    Open Meeting, Working Session. “Strategic Planning Workshop” to go over the timing, the planning process, assignments, expectations, etc. for the new Strategic Plan.
3198 State Route 2001, Alamogordo, NM  88310  –  Tombaugh Building, Front Classroom


1200 – 1300    Open Meeting. Working Session. Lunch with staff and Commission and DCA representatives.
3198 State Route 2001, Alamogordo, NM  88310  –  Tombaugh Building, Front Classroom


1300 – 1500    Open Meeting. Quarterly Governor’s Commission meetingPlease see Agenda below for topics.  3198 State Route 2001, Alamogordo, NM  88310  –  Tombaugh Building, Front Classroom



Quarterly Governor’s Commission meeting agenda.

Agenda is not official until approved by a vote by the Commission.

  1. Call To Order – Mr. Jon Haas
  2. Introductions – Commission and Guests
  3. Action: Approve agenda for the April 29, 2022 Meeting – Commission
  4. Action: Approve minutes from the January 28, 2022 Meeting – Commission
  5. DCA Report – Secretary Garcia-Griego
  6. Int’l Space Hall of Fame Foundation Comments – Mr. Johnny Powell and/or Mr. Cliff Hudson
  7. Division Director’s Report – Mr. Chris Orwoll
  8. Commission Chair Report – Mr. Jon Haas
  9. Discussion of Key Decision Schedule for the Commission
  10. Action: Adoption of new Standing Rule #10 – Collections Committee
  11. Action: Adoption of Collections Plan
  12. Standing Sub-Committee Reports and Discussion of Museum needs for each
  13. Development Committee – Ms. Rhonda Cross
  14. Mission and Long-Range Planning – Dr. Chris Churchill
  15. Education Committee (Briefing by staff education team) – Ms. Kimberly Fahey
  16. Collections Committee – Mr. Jon Haas
  17. Announcements
  18. Action:  Confirm/Establish Dates of Upcoming Meetings – Commission – 29 July 2022, 28 October 2022 and 27 January 2023
  19. Adjournment – Commission


*Except for emergency matters, the Commission cannot take action on new business that is not on the posted agenda. New business requiring action will be added to the agenda for the next meeting of the Commission.


About the New Mexico Museum of Space History:

The New Mexico Museum of
Space History in Alamogordo is
a division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs. A Smithsonian
Affiliate, the museum showcases the significant role New Mexico has played in the
development of the U.S. Space Program and features the International Space Hall of Fame, and New Horizons Dome Theater.


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