New Mexico State University

Chapter Officers

Jacqueline Figueroa - President
Shawnee Arciniega - Vice President
Melissa Chavez - Secretary
Maria Carmona-Montalvo - Treasurer
Jacqueline Estrada - VP Community Service

The New Mexico State University Chapter is currently seeking additional officers for this academic year. If you are interested in one of these opportunities, please see the Leadership Opportunity information below or fill out the contact form and select 'Leadership Opportunities' as your inquiry.

Leadership Opportunities

The most engaging and active leadership roles are filling the role of a Chapter officer. This is an opportunity to develop hands on experience in communication, project planning & execution, team building, and time management. Elections occur once per year, typically in early spring. Click here to read a brief description of each officer position.

Scholarships and Awards

Scholarships and Awards range from $100 to $5000 and are available for both undergraduate members as well as members furthering their academic endeavors through post-graduate study. Applications are available at the beginning of April each year and are due to the Scholarship Committee by the end of May. For more information, please view the Scholarship page.

Graduation Items

Tassels, Honor Cords & Honor Stoles are available from the SAL Store.

Scholarship and Award Recipients from this Chapter

Whitney Brenan - Path to Excellence Award, 2016
Alma Chavez - Path the Excellence Award, 2014
Ashley Ott - New Member Award, 2010

Chapter Highlights

Walk to End Alzheimer’s & Peek of Las Cruces

This was the first year New Mexico State University’s SAL chapter participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. This event was special to most members because they had been affected by a friend or family member with this disease. (more…)



SAL’s chapter at New Mexico State University has done a good amount of volunteering in the past when it comes to lending their services to help our furry friends. (more…)

VT (3)

Several chapters participated on this year’s Big Event initiative, a day in which students across the country join forces to serve their local communities! (more…)

USC (2)

Aggie PAW Animals

A few times during the spring 2016 semester, SAL members at New Mexico State University have volunteered to help provide much-needed low-cost services for animals! (more…)


The Big Event Service Initiative

Each year, students across the country participate in the Big Event, a strategic and organized initiative that was created as a way for students to say thank-you to their local communities by performing acts of service. Several SAL chapters were a part of the movement this year. (more…)


Nursing Home

New Mexico State University SAL members recently visited a local nursing home to play games, make a craft, and paint.  They helped the residents make flowers out of tissue paper and enjoyed talking with the elderly in the home. (more…)