Local woman appointed to film, media council

The Daily Times staff

FARMINGTON – Gov. Susana Martinez appointed an Aztec resident Thursday to the Governor's Council on Film and Media Industries, according to a press release from the governor's office.


Tonya Stinson, the executive director of the Farmington Convention and Visitors Bureau, will serve on the council, which focuses on promoting film, television and emerging media in New Mexico.

Stinson is one of 10 members of the council, which is charged with making recommendations to the governor about how to promote the film industry and serving as a resource to Martinez and the New Mexico Film Office.

In addition to appointing Stinson to the council, Martinez appointed members to the Counseling and Therapy Practice Board, the Commission for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Persons, the New Mexico School for the Deaf Board of Regents, the Governor’s Commission on Disability, the Economic Development Corporation, the Family Infant Toddler Interagency Coordinating Council, the National Hispanic Cultural Center Board of Directors, the State Investment Council, the New Mexico State Library Commission, the Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Advisory Council, the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Board of Trustees, the Public School Capital Outlay Oversight Task Force and the Spaceport Authority.