Coordinating Council

Notice is given that regular meetings of the Region 9 Coordinating Council will be at Region 9 Education Cooperative, 143 El Paso Rd., Ruidoso, New Mexico 88345 on the dates and times indicated in the linked information below.

Meeting Information

Regular meetings begin at 9:00 a.m.

If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the hearing or meeting, please contact Bryan Dooley at (575) 257-2368 at least one (1) week prior to the meeting or as soon as possible. Public documents, including the agenda and minutes, can be provided in various accessible formats. Please contact Teresa Barnett at (575) 257-2368 if a summary or other type of accessible format is needed.


The council shall be the policy forming and evaluative body of the REC, and it shall perform the following functions:

  • Select an executive director and establish salary in accordance with Region 9
    • Executive director salary calculation process;
      • Approve all budgets and proposals.
      • Approve all fiscal arrangements, policies and agreements, and submit all contracts for purchases to competitive bidding in accordance with the provisions of the New Mexico Procurement Code.
      • Formulate policy to govern operation of Region 9.
      • Review and confirm the appointment of professional personnel upon recommendation by the executive director.
      • Review annual evaluation data of the Region 9 activities.