Jody M Pugh

SFCC Governing Board: Chair

Board Position #3

Board term expiration: December 31, 2025

HEC Learning Center District Board Position: Chair


Jody Pugh, SFCC Governing Board Secretary, is a senior engineer with the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) at the Los Alamos Field Office. In this position, she works with NNSA and laboratory leadership on a variety of areas that affect the NNSA mission, organization, and/or operations in national security. Ms. Pugh has over two decades of leadership, management, and technical experience in a wide variety of programs across the DOE/NNSA. She is well known and respected for being a consensus builder and team player both within the government and the community.

Ms. Pugh has earned a master’s degree in civil engineering from New Mexico State University, an MBA from West Texas A&M, and a master’s degree in national security strategy from the College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University and a bachelor’s degree in science from Western New Mexico University.

*Under the provisions of the Learning Center Act [21-16A NMSA 1978], the members of the SFCC Governing Board also serve as members of the Learning Center District Board.  The LC District Board is a separate entity responsible for overseeing Higher Education Center (HEC) operations and contracting with higher education institutions to offer accredited educational programs and services.