Jody Gonzales

  1. What do you do at Burrell, and in what circumstances would I come to you for something?

I am a Curriculum Coordinator for the Department of Clinical Medicine, and you would come to me if you have questions regarding our 1st or 2nd-year clinical courses.

  1. What motivates you at work?

I’m motivated by the great team of faculty and staff that I work with; they are incredible.

  1. What is your favorite part about working at Burrell?

Getting to know the students is my favorite part about working at Burrell.

  1. What’s your favorite place to eat in Las Cruces?

Thai Delight or K-Bowl

Elizabeth Howard

  1. What do you do at Burrell, and in what circumstances would I come to you for something?

I am the assistant director of Compliance and Institutional Assessment, I work on any compliance related issues at the College along with assessment related to the institution as a whole.

  1. What motivates you at work?

I enjoy working with the great faculty and staff at Burrell.

  1. What is your favorite part about working at Burrell?

My favorite part of working at Burrell is knowing our students will go out and do great things from the education they received while attending Burrell.

  1. What’s your favorite place to eat in Las Cruces?

I love eating out at Andeles!

Renee Huber

  1. What do you do at Burrell, and in what circumstances would I come to you for something?

I am the Controller for the College so you would come to see me if you want to spend money.

  1. What motivates you at work?

Knowing that each of us have a part in the positive impact on healthcare in New Mexico and the Southwest.

  1. What is your favorite part about working at Burrell?

The Burrell College Team and the mission of the College.

  1. What’s your favorite place to eat in Las Cruces?

Le Rendez-vous Café

Dawn Leake

  1. What do you do at Burrell, and in what circumstances would I come to you for something?

I am the Director of Human Resources, Employees would visit our office for anything recruitment, training, employment, and benefits related.

  1. What motivates you at work?

What motivates me at work is that I get to help others each and every day.

  1. What is your favorite part about working at Burrell?

My favorite part about working at Burrell is being part of something so important in our community.   The idea of getting to see the college grow from the ground up and seeing the daily impact our students, faculty and staff have made within our community is a reward in itself.

  1. What’s your favorite place to eat in Las Cruces?

My favorite place to eat in Las Cruces comes down to a tie between El Sombrero Patio Café or Forghedaboudit Southwest Italian.

April Lujan

  1. What do you do at Burrell, and in what circumstances would I come to you for something?

I work in the Preclinical Department as the Curriculum Coordinator for the First Year Medical Students. Building Room reservations, ANYTHING related to LEO, student schedules, and just about anything else; including a good laugh 😉

  1. What motivates you at work?

Hands down, all the Students! I love that I can meet them in their First Year of Med School and watch as they Match in their Residency Programs.

  1. What is your favorite part about working at Burrell?

My favorite part about working at Burrell is all the wonderful friendships that have been created. Met some of the best People at Burrell.

  1. What’s your favorite place to eat in Las Cruces?

My favorite place to eat in Cruces, pre-covid, was/is Chachi’s! The best tacos around. Now, anything local, we try to support as many local restaurants as possible with carry-out.

Kalli Martinez

  1. What do you do at Burrell, and in what circumstances would I come to you for something?

I manage Burrell’s Research Laboratories and assist faculty and students with various aspects of their research. You would come to me if you needed help regarding our lab capabilities or performing research in one of our labs.

  1. What motivates you at work?

The best part of my job is helping faculty and students achieve their research goals.

  1. What is your favorite part about working at Burrell?

My co-workers. Since my first day at Burrell, the employees I encounter on a daily basis are friendly and demonstrate a positive attitude.

  1. What’s your favorite place to eat in Las Cruces?

¡Andele!

Ryan Mayhew

  1. What do you do at Burrell, and in what circumstances would I come to you for something?

I manage the technology for instructional delivery and develop and deploy strategies to support students, faculty, and staff. You can come to me if you have any questions regarding Zoom or Panopto, would like to hold a large event/webinar, would like to automate a process, or even need assistance with your computer.

  1. What motivates you at work?

I am motivated by the mission of Burrell College and helping others succeed.

  1. What is your favorite part about working at Burrell?

My favorite part about working at Burrell is the community. I really enjoy interacting with the students, staff members, and faculty. Burrell has such a great atmosphere.

  1. What’s your favorite place to eat in Las Cruces?

Andele’s Dog House or Tiffany’s

Karina Melchor

  1. What do you do at Burrell, and in what circumstances would I come to you for something?

I am a Curriculum Coordinator for the Department of Preclinical Education. I primarily work with faculty on course schedules and helping load lecture materials in our learning management system. You would come to me should you have any inquiries regarding course schedules, booking rooms on campus and or sending course related messages to students.

  1. What motivates you at work?

The understanding that my work and contributions are important not only to my department but also the mission and vision of this institution.

  1. What is your favorite part about working at Burrell?

My favorite thing is working with a mix of talented individuals from staff to faculty but more importantly, working with a team that is supportive.

  1. What’s your favorite place to eat in Las Cruces?

Indulgence Bakery and Café, perfect for breakfast.

Patrick Natoni

  1. What do you do at Burrell, and in what circumstances would I come to you for something?

I work as an Administrative Assistant with the department of Anatomy and Cell Biology.  If you are needing help with organizing an event for students or if you need information about the department, you can certainly ask me or stop by.

  1. What motivates you at work?

The people I work with are the ones who keep me motivated along with the students I meet when I am screening them for Gross Anatomy, OMM or PCP labs. The conversations are always wholesome and welcoming.

  1. What is your favorite part about working at Burrell?

It would be the fact that the college has so many opportunities for improvement, such as it provides a nice sharing community where employees can focus on the mission, vision and goals.  And I like how ideas are shared and as an employee, you have a voice.

  1. What’s your favorite place to eat in Las Cruces?

I would have to say Chachi’s Restaurant.  The green, chile chicken enchiladas are so tasty.

Brett Newcomer

  1. What do you do at Burrell, and in what circumstances would I come to you for something?

Anything student related! I work with student organizations and student government on their club initiatives, serve as an advocate for student related issues, manage student resources, wellness, manage student compliance documentation, etc.

  1. What motivates you at work?

Assisting students with anything they need to be successful

  1. What is your favorite part about working at Burrell?

Seeing all of the amazing accomplishments of our students, both academically and through their efforts in the community.

  1. What’s your favorite place to eat in Las Cruces?

El Sombrero Express