About Us

Founded in 1956 as a state branch of the American Counseling Association (ACA), the NMCA encompasses a broad spectrum of groups in the field of professional counseling. We facilitate networking, collaboration, and professional development.The mission of NMCA and its divisions is to promote the professional development of counselors by improving counseling skills, providing forums in which current and future counselors may network, gaining access to relevant resources, and engaging in advocacy in an effort to better serve the needs, relationships, and hopes of our diverse New Mexico population.

  • Division Membership NMCA serves a coordinating role for 4 divisions: New Mexico Mental Health Counselors Association (NMMHCA) New Mexico Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues in Counseling (NMALGBTIC) New Mexico Career Development Association (NMCDA) New Mexico Association of […]

  • A vote to revise the bylaws will take place at the NMCA 2019 Annual Conference business meeting. The meeting will occur on March 22, 2019 at the Embassy Suites Hotel -Albuquerque between 12:30pm and 2:00pm. Please Click Here to View […]

  • President Elizabeth Daniels President Elect Bryan Moffitt President Elect-Elect Vacant Past President Elaine Casquarelli Executive Director Nathan Hoge Executive Assistant Jasmyn Anita Marquez Vice-President Of┬áProfessional Development Renee Howells Treasurer Kathleen Charest

  • Ethics Committee Athena Gassoumis Nominating Committee Vacant Government Relations Committee Vacant Leadership Development Committee Vacant Outreach Committee Tamera Rasmussen Financial Affairs Committee Vacant

  • The Legislature has 112 members, 70 in the House and 42 in the Senate. They are elected from districts across the state, senators for four-year terms and representatives for two-year terms. Contacting Legislators CALL (505) 986-4300 and give the operator […]