ALAMOSA — On Tuesday Alamosa resident Jerald Montoya announced his candidacy for Alamosa County Treasurer.
Montoya, a Republican, provides new and fresh ideas for local government including special skill sets and pertinent experience to the position. Coupled with Montoya’s education, passion and commitment to the community, his qualifications exemplify his dedication for the position as County Treasurer and Public Trustee.
Montoya earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration/accounting from Adams State University. Montoya is currently employed as the accountant for the Alamosa County Department of Human Services.
Montoya began his accounting career working as a bookkeeper for City Market while attending classes at Adams State University. After graduating, Montoya accepted a position with Alta Fuels as an inventory accountant. Currently, as accountant for the Department of Human Services his duties include oversight of a $15 million budget.
Recognizing the wonderful work Lois Widhalm has done over the years as the county treasurer, Montoya plans to build on her accomplishments by constantly leaning forward in an effort to provide the highest standard of service to our community. He is anxious to get started and is counting on his robust professional working relationships with local government to propel the office of treasurer forward into the future.
He was born, raised, and educated in the San Luis Valley. Montoya promises to be attentive to the citizens of Alamosa if given the opportunity to serve his community.
Courier photo by Jefferson Geiger.