President Pro Tempore of the Senate Appointee
Phoebe Suina is the founder and owner of High Water Mark, LLC (HWM). High Water Mark is a 100% Native American, Woman-owned environmental consulting company which works with New Mexico communities, Tribes, and Pueblos on a variety of issues and initiatives including environmental policy, land acquisition, planning, infrastructure, and how governmental (Federal, State, and Local) policies, laws and priorities affect Tribal communities. Suina has over 20 years of experience providing technical, regulatory, and project management expertise to construct and implement utility projects, hazard mitigation projects, environmental remediation initiatives, and emergency and disaster recovery projects.
She works to address infrastructure projects and initiatives by utilizing a consensus-based approach that incorporates traditional and local knowledge with science-based planning, engineering, and project management solutions. Her traditional Pueblo background is complemented by formal training in environmental engineering and project management. She received a Bachelor of Engineering in Environmental Engineering from Dartmouth College and a Master of Engineering Management from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College. With this background of “tradition plus science,” she has successfully managed multi-million dollar infrastructure projects and initiatives for Los Alamos National Laboratory, Pueblo communities, and NM cities and towns.