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Paul Aguilar

Paul Aguilar, Member at Large

Former Deputy Secretary of Finance and Operations, Public Education Department

Hipolito ‘Paul’ Aguilar, Member at Large, is the former Deputy Secretary of Finance and Operations at the Public Education Department where he was charged with providing fiscal and policy oversight of New Mexico’s public schools statewide and for developing and implementing key education policy initiatives. Prior to this, Paul served with the NM Legislative Finance Committee where he was responsible for providing fiscal and policy oversight of New Mexico’s systems of higher education and Public Education. Paul served as a teacher and school administrator and holds Bachelor’s Degrees in Elementary and Special Education, and a Master’s Degree in Education Administration. Paul is an Army veteran having served during the Vietnam era. He currently works as an educational finance and organizational consultant.