Barbara Lopez, IT Manager at PNM Resources, was named Emeritus Board Member by the New Mexico Technology Council (NMTC) for her contributions to the success of NMTC over the span of 10 years. Barbara joined the Board of NMTC in 2008 when the organization was still known as the New Mexico IT and Software Association (NMITSA). As a member of the Board, Barbara has been an evangelist and ambassador for NMTC, promoting the mission of NMTC to grow the technology industry in New Mexico. She has actively participated in numerous volunteer activities including strategic planning, peer group committees, speaking engagements, staff development, and connecting businesses and entrepreneurs through events and programs. She received the NMTC Women In Technology Recognition Award in 2009 for her contributions to the technology field and mentoring activities.