Mr. Joseph Griego is currently serving as the HELP-New Mexico, Inc. Board Chairman.
For the past 25 years, he has been involved in the Mora, San Miguel and Colfax Counties’ development of Early Childhood Programs and Educational Systems for the improvement of “Student Success” for children and families living in poverty. Mr. Griego is in the process of obtaining an M.A. in Educational Leadership from New Mexico Highlands University. During the past 25 years he has worked as the Executive Director for the Mora/Colfax Head Start; Director for the West Las Vegas Head Start, and is currently the Title IX Coordinator for the West Las Vegas Schools.
He continues to work hard to develop programs that work for families and children, in providing the utmost of comprehensive services in education, physical and emotional support and family development.
HELPNM is guided by the Organizational Standards of Excellence that follows three thematic groups comprising of nine categories and totaling 58 standards.
1. Maximum Feasible Participation
• Consumer Input and Involvement
• Community Engagement
• Community Assessment
2. Vision and Direction
• Organizational Leadership
• Board Governance
• Strategic Planning
3. Operations and Accountability
• Human Resource Management
• Financial Operations and Oversight
• Data and Analysis