|30th Treasurer of New Mexico|
January 1, 2015
Michelle Lujan Grisham
|Member of the New Mexico Senate|
from the 15th district
January 2009 - January 2013
|Education||University of New Mexico (BA)|
Eichenberg was elected as the treasurer for Bernalillo County, New Mexico, in 1974. He served for two terms, reelected in 1976. In 2004, Eichenberg served as the property tax director for the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department during the gubernatorial tenure of Bill Richardson. In his position, he supervised the work of all New Mexico County Assessors.
Eichenberg served in the New Mexico State Senate, taking office in 2009 and served for two terms. He served on the Public Affairs and Judiciary Committees. In 2010, Eichenberg carried the NM Governmental Conduct Act, establishing a code of ethics for all state government employees. Though he initially filed to run for reelection in 2012, he withdrew from the race on June 5, 2012 to help ailing family members.
Eichenberg was raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He attended Albuquerque Public Schools and graduated from the University of New Mexico. Eichenberg and his wife, Sandra, have two adult children and two dogs.
In 1994, Eichenberg was charged with a misdemeanor for illegally carrying a firearm in Travis County, Texas. Inadvertently, he carried an unloaded handgun in his carry-on luggage while attempting to board a plane in Austin, Texas.
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