Governing Body

Kathie Marie Franzoy

Kathie Marie Franzoy was appointed by the Village of Hatch Trustees to serve Andy Nunez’s remaining term in 2013. She served as a Village of Hatch Trustee for two terms from 2002 – 2006 and 2008 – 2012. She is a fourth generation resident of Hatch. She graduated from Hatch Valley High School in 1971 and attended NMSU for one year majoring in Criminal Justice. Kathie worked for various banks accumulating 15 years of banking experience and worked for the Village of Hatch from 1991 to 2000 as an Assistant Clerk. Kathie is now employed by the Hatch Valley School District as an Educational Assistant in Physical Education at the high school level.

Kathie has three children; a son and daughter who live in the Hatch Valley and a son whom resides in Phoenix, Arizona. She has five Grandchildren. The oldest recently graduated from Hatch Valley High School and is attending Arizona State University. Of her other Grandchildren, one is freshman at Hatch Valley High School, two are fourth graders at Rio Grande Elementary, and the youngest is a second grader at Hatch Elementary.

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Robert "Bobby" Martinez

Robert "Bobby" Martinez was born in Santa Ana, California, before moving to Deming, New Mexico. He served the United States Marine Corps from 1984 to 1992, then moved to Hatch in 1994 where he served in the New Mexico National Guard from 2000 to 2015 before retiring on January 1, 2015. Since then he has taken up construction, remodeling, and handyman services. He was appointed to the Village of Hatch Trustees in March 2015 to fill Corey Watkins' seat after his resignation. Bobby has been married to his wife Liz for 27 years. They have three daughters: Vanessa, Victoria and Veronica, and two grandsons: Manny and Luke.

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Robert "Bobby" Torres

Robert (Bobby) Torres, a life-long resident of Hatch. Bobby is retired from the International Boundary and Water Commission for 34 years. He is married to Cecilia. They have two children, Rebecca and Bobby Jr., and proud grandfather to his 9-year old grandson Hayden Torres. Bobby was previously a Trustee for the Village of Hatch from 2004-2012.

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Dennis Torres

Dennis Torres is a lifelong resident and community member of Hatch. Torres previously served on the Board of Education for Hatch Valley Schools from 1992 thru 1996. Dennis has served as Worthy President and Past Worthy President of El Valle Aerie of Eagles #4308. He served in the New Mexico National Guard for four years. Torres has been working for Century Link for the past 18 years. Dennis Torres and his wife, Bertha, of 37 years, have two children, Erica Denise and Joseph. They have two grandchildren, Xavier and Maxa.

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