The LoboBITES 2020 Finals

The 2020 LoboBITES finals were held on November 12, 2020 via Zoom. Finalists were selected by judges from non-academic departments at UNM, and the finals were judged by New Mexico community leaders.

First Place Winner

Amelia Bierle

Second Place Winners (Tied)


Many thanks to our 2020 LoboBITES Finale community judges:

Deb Haaland  |  U.S. Representative for New Mexico's 1st District

Alan Armijo  |  Director of Public Affairs, Office of the Albuquerque Mayor

Chris Lujan  |  Architect and President of Las Vegas Alumni Chapter

Joy Garratt  |  New Mexico State Representative for District 29

Mark Valenzuela  |  Principal Analyst, Legislative Finance Committee

Judge Shammara Henderson  |  New Mexico Court of Appeals

A special thanks to our preliminary round judges:

Abra Altman  |  Strategic Support Manager, Office of the President

Brandi Stone  |  Director, African American Student Services

Corine Gonzales  |  Enrollment Management, Graduation Project Program Director

Deborah Vigil Kieltyka  |  Associate Director, Admissions & Recruitment

Desiree Gathings  |  Associate Director University Budget Operations, HSC Budget Office

Elisha Allen  |  Director, Core IT Services, UNM Academic Technologies

Glenn Nichol  |  Manager, Core IT Services

Grace Faustino  |  IT Project Manager, Research

Jose Gonzalez  |  Director of Finance & Administration, College of Nursing

Kevin Stevenson  |  Executive Director, Human Resources

Margaret Gonzales  |  Senior Operations Manager, Graduate Studies

Pablo Torres  |  Director, International Admissions and Recruitment

Pamela Agoyo  |  Director, American Indian Student Services

Robben Brown  |  Academic Affairs Specialist, Graduate Studies

Vahid Staples  |  Budget Officer

Yesenia Ruiz  |  Program Specialist, El Centro de la Raza