Rio Arriba County Finance Department


The Finance Department is responsible for financial assets. Finance plans, organizes, directs, and monitors accounting, auditing, collections of funds, procurement of goods and services. Finance assures that proper controls are in place for disbursing county monies. They also provide internal and external reporting of the county’s financial health. It also prepares budgets, financial statements, and reports makes investments of public funds.

Finance is a resource for the remainder of the departments providing support services so they can better serve the citizens of Rio Arriba County. The main internal support functions are the Comptrollers, Fixed Assets, Payroll, Accounts Payable, Purchasing, and Health Care Assistance Program.

Diahan Jaquez

 Diahann E. Jacquez,

Director of Finance


Higinia Cordova,

Deputy Finance Director


Finance Staff:

Alexandria Martinez, Accounts Payable

Estevan Gallegos, Accounts Payable

Jessica Salazar, Payroll

Kayla Vialpando, Payroll

Rosario Jaramillo, Purchasing

Jose F. Romero, Property Control/Receiving

Alicia Aguilar, Administrator V

Noella Montaño, Accounts Systems Coordinator

Shanay Martinez, Finance IV


 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