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The duties of the Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) are to license drivers; register, title, and license vehicles and boats; license auto dealers and title service companies and contract with private partners to provide selected MVD services. MVD is responsible for assuring compliance with the Motor Vehicle Code. MVD comprises two main areas: Central Administration and Field Operations.

Marcos Martinez, acting director

Central Administration

Gerasimos Razatos, deputy director
Gerry has over 18 years’ experience working with the State of New Mexico. He double majored at the University of New Mexico, receiving bachelor’s degrees in Biology and Spanish with a minor in Chemistry. He also has an MBA from the University of Phoenix. Gerry joined the MVD after dedicating 16 years of DWI testing with the Scientific Laboratory Division. As the Central Administration deputy director, Gerry oversees driver and vehicle records, DWI compliance, commercial driver and vehicle services and partner management. MVD Central Administration also has responsibility for automobile dealer services; insurance and financial responsibility; transportation; policy, procedures, training and performance; error resolution and compliance.

Field Operations and Customer Service

Htet Gonzales, deputy director
Htet Gonzales has been working with the Motor Vehicle Division for 8 years.  She started her career as a field office manager for the Alamogordo office, then transitioned to Zone C Bureau Chief where she oversaw field offices in southwestern New Mexico. Ms. Gonzales holds bachelor’s degrees in Accounting and Management. As deputy director of Field Operations, Ms. Gonzales oversees all 33 state field offices along with the call center and will be working to continue her contributions to improve the overall MVD customer and employee experience.
MVD Field Operations also handles relationships with 39 county and city field offices, and 18 privately owned offices.

Division Mailing Address

New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division
Joseph Montoya Building
P.O. Box 1028
1100 South St. Francis Drive
Santa Fe 87504-1028

Teresa Valdez, commercial vehicles bureau chief
Commercial vehicles and drivers

Other bureau contact information

Telephone: 1-888-683-2821 (1-888-MVD-CVB1) (toll-free) or (505) 827-0392 (Santa Fe area)


Aurora Lopez, Zone A bureau chief
Northwest New Mexico field offices

Juliet Casalduc, Zone B bureau chief
Albuquerque Area Field offices

Zone C bureau
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Ricardo Rodriguez, Zone D bureau chief
Northern New Mexico field offices

Monti Lopez, Zone E bureau chief
Southeast New Mexico

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