Governor Tours Espanola Pathways Shelter And Transitional Housing

Gathered at Espanola Pathways Shelter Wednesday for a visit by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham are from left, Nate Gay, EPS staff, Rep. Andrea Romero, Sen. Leo Jaramillo, Gov. Lujan Grisham, EPS co-founder Ralph Martinez, Rep. Susan Herrera, EPS co-founder Rep. Roger Montoya, volunteer Christian Madrid, EPS board chair Yvonne Maestas, volunteer Maire O’Neill and City of Espanola Mayor Javier Sanchez. Not pictured is EPS board member Amber Leichtle who also attended. Courtesy photo

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham chats with City of Espanola Mayor Javier Sanchez in the men’s dorm at Espanola Pathways Shelter Wednesday about the homelessness issue in the Espanola Valley. Photo by Maire O’Neill/

Former EPS board chair and longtime volunteer Mateo Peixinho, left, and Tony Verna, chat with Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham during her tour of transitional housing quarters at Eagle Village on Riverside Drive in Espanola. Photo by Maire O’Neill/

Rep. Susan Herrera, Rio Arriba County Commissioner Christine Bustos, Rep. Andrea Romero and Rep. Roger Montoya at Wednesday’s tour of Eagle Village Transitional Housing. Photo by Maire O’Neill/

Eagle Village resident John Rodriguez chats with Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham Wednesday afternoon. Photo by Maire O’Neill/

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham visits with elected officials, staff, and volunteers from Espanola Pathways Shelter and Eagle Village Transitional Housing, including Rob Vigil, right. Photo by Maire O’Neill/

Sen. Leo Jaramillo, left, and Espanola Pathways Shelter co-founder Ralph Martinez at EPS Wednesday. Photo by Maire O’Neill/

EPS staff member Nate Gay answers questions Thursday for Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham. Photo by Maire O’Neill/