Alternate Member, State of New Mexico, Royalty Policy Committee
Mark Edwards is an alternate member of the Department of Interior’s Royalty Policy Committee, and as a member of this committee advises Secretary Zinke “on policy and strategies to improve management of the multi-billion dollar, federal and American Indian mineral revenue program.”
Mark Edwards works as a “bill drafter” for the Legislative Council Service of New Mexico, a position he has held since 2013. Edwards is also the legislative staffer for New Mexico’s Interim Land Grant Committee. The National Conference of State Legislatures submitted Edwards’ name for consideration for the committee.
Sources: [Department of Interior, Press Release, 09/01/17, “Capitol to Capitol,” National Conference of State Legislatures, 09/05/17, “Land Grant Committee,” New Mexico Legislature, accessed 09/30/17, and Search for Mark Edwards, New Mexico State Employee Database, accessed 09/05/17]