"Leading the Field to Empower Communities and Move the Region"
Building on strong foundations of planning, institutional context, inter-agency collaboration and expertise, the Northwest New Mexico Council of Governments ("COG") has worked with the region's local governments for over 40 years to support community development, promote strategic innovation and propel regional competitiveness. The COG has duel designation as a quasi-governmental regional planning agency for the State of New Mexico and economic development district for the US Government. As a membership association, the COG serves as a professional extension of its members, providing technical assistance to local entities across the many disciplines of governance.
Latest News & Events from the Region
Help FUND a new skatepark in Gallup, NM
Various partners have been working hard to raise funding to construct a new skatepark within the Downtown corridor of Gallup, NM. MORE INFO
Connecting the Dots Newsletter
Every quarter the COG releases a new issue of their "Connecting the Dots"
Newsletter. This the newsletter you will see current activity of the COG and highlights of some of the COG's key projects. MORE INFO
Northwest New Mexico Council of Governments -
Rural Economic Development Strategy (SET)
The Northwest New Mexico Council of Governments' Stronger Economies Together (SET) - Rural Economic Development Strategy is now available for viewing. MORE INFO
COG Director becomes President of NADO
The Northwest New Mexico Council of Governments 's Executive Director Jeff Kiely is now the new President of the National Association of Development Organizations. MORE INFO
Power Grant Awarded to Northwest New Mexico
The northwest region of New Mexico has received 2 POWER grant awards. San Juan College received $1.4 million and the COG received $327,300. MORE INFO