Clifford M. Rees,
JD, Practice Director, Western Region, Network for Public Health Law, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Clifford M. Rees, JD is the Practice Director for the Western Region of the Network for Public Health Law at the University of New Mexico School of Law, Institute of Public Law. He is also affiliated with the University of New Mexico’s Department of Emergency Medicine as an Assistant Research Professor and since 2006 has served as staff for the Senate Public Affairs Committee during the New Mexico Legislature’s Regular Sessions. Cliff retired from New Mexico State Government on September 1, 2005 after twenty-five years of service as a Staff Attorney for the New Mexico State Agency on Aging, the New Mexico Department of Health and the New Mexico Department of Public Safety and as General Counsel of the New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration. Cliff spent twenty-three years at the New Mexico Department of Health from 1981-2004, specializing in the areas of public health, behavioral health, drug policy reform, emergency medical services, emergency preparedness, public procurement and the legislative process.