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Carmela Martinez

Carmela Martinez

Carmela Martinez earned her Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education, Health and Recreation. She is currently employed with the NM Aging & Long-Term Services Department as a Program Manager and has worked 23 years in State Government. She is responsible for the management and oversight of the Area Agencies on Aging, Senior Corps Volunteer Programs, NM Senior Olympics, and Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.

She has served on various councils, coalitions, committees, and boards just to name a few…

  • Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health Recreation and Nutrition
  • Co-Chair of the NM Healthy Aging Collaborative
  • NM Falls Coalition
  • NM Injury Prevention Council
  • NM Influenza Consortium
  • NM Conference on Aging
  • Uniting New Mexicans Against Adult Abuse

She offers to the Board of Directors her experience, skills and abilities in program planning, strategic planning, organizational structure development, partnership development through collaboration and coordination efforts, volunteerism, civic engagement, health promotion and prevention.

She has an athletic background in playing, coaching, and officiating/umpiring in softball, volleyball, and basketball. She has competed in local and state senior games in co-ed bowling, women’s basketball and softball, table tennis, and 8 ball pool. She has attended the National Senior Games in Pittsburg, Kentucky, Palo Alto, and Houston, Cleveland, and Minneaplis/St. Paul/Bloomington.



21 June 2017
Press Releases
World, American masters records among new National Senior Games marks set in Birmingham    BATON ROUGE, La. (June 21, 2017) – The...
30 May 2017
Press Releases
More than 10,500 Senior Athletes Will Compete in 19 Sports in Birmingham  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (May 30, 2017) – Every National Senior Game...
07 May 2017
Athlete of the Month
HUMANA Hero: Dick Lane, 87, Livonia, Michigan  An exciting new development for the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana ...
03 April 2017
Press Releases
Site showcases history of premier event; puts 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana on display BATON ROUGE, La. (April 3, 2017...