Commissioner Brandon M. Bustos, District I.

Commissioner Bustos 












Commissioner Brandon M. Bustos, was born and raised in Ranchitos, New Mexico where he currently still resides. Commissioner Bustos is a graduate of Española Valley High School and is the son of Manuel “Manny” & Sandra Bustos. Mr. Bustos was elected to the Board of County Commissioners in 2023, making history as the youngest person ever elected to the Rio Arriba County Commission at age 22. Commissioner Bustos also serves on the Board of Education for the Española Public Schools, where he has served since 2019. Commissioner Bustos has served as Vice President and currently sits as the Executive Secretary of the School Board. Some of Commissioner Bustos focuses on the County Commission is to continue to provide services that will benefit the youth of the County, County Roads, Water, accessibility to better broadband within the County, and public safety. Currently Commissioner Bustos represents District I on the BOCC and says being in this position has been a lifelong dream of his, and that he looks forward to continue serving his constituents of the beautiful County of Rio Arriba!

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Rio Arriba County Seat:

  149 State Rd. 162  

    Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575

Phone: (575) 588-7254   

Fax (575) 588-7810

Rio Arriba County Annex Building:

    1122 Industrial Park Road

    Española, NM 87532

Phone: (505) 753-2992   

Fax: (505) 753-9397