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CHCI – Chevron Public Policy Fellow

Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico

School: New Mexico State University

Degrees: Bachelor of Accountancy & Bachelor of Business Administration – Finance

Placement 1: National Immigration Law Center

Placement 2: U.S. Senate Committee on Finance

Dustin is a native of Albuquerque, New Mexico. He attended New Mexico State University (NMSU), where he obtained a Bachelor of Accountancy and a Bachelor of Business Administration – Finance.

At NMSU he discovered his passion for advocacy. He served in various leadership roles at his university including: Student Body President, Senator and served on the Student Advocacy Board. As a member of the NMSU’s Student Advocacy Board he advocated for students across the state during the state legislative session.

Off campus, Dustin has gained insight into the workings of the federal government and associated agencies while interning with the Office of Senator Martin Heinrich. In addition he has also served his community on local and statewide program oversight boards in New Mexico.

As a CHCI Public Policy Fellow, Dustin hopes to gain additional skills to better serve the Latino community. In the future, he plans to attend law school and will use his education and experiences to further serve his community.