Public Employee Labor Relations Board Members
Duff Westbrook - Board Chair
Mr. Westbrook received both his B.A. degree (with distinction) and his J.D. degree from the University of New Mexico and has been actively engaged in the practice of law since 1984. He began his legal career as a Special Assistant Attorney General for New Mexico Department of Health and Environment Department, after which he served as the attorney for the Sandoval County Commission under contract advising the commission on such issues as zoning, taxes, bonding, employment and personnel matters relating to County employees. In 1996 he formed Sanders &Westbrook, P.C. primarily limiting his practice to civil litigation representing both plaintiffs and defendants in real property disputes, employment law matters, contract disputes, and personal injury cases. Mr. Westbrook successfully litigated a complex toxic tort case against large defense contractor, successfully litigated and defended on appeal an EPA administrative decision regarding the grant of a permit to discharge treated sewage into the Rio Grande, successfully prosecuted civil rights case involving rights of disabled Medicare recipients and his practice in general involves complex procedural and evidentiary issues.
Mr. Westbrook has served as the neutral member of the New Mexico Public Employee Labor Relations Board since April of 2005.
Roger "Bart" Bartosiewicz - Vice-Chair
Board Member Bartosiewicz retired in 2008 from the Clovis Police Department as a Deputy Chief after a 39-year career. Throughout his career he has held various positions beginning as a patrol officer, transferring for a number of years as a Detective and then, as he rose through the ranks, serving the Department in supervisory and administrative assignments including supervising the Detective Division and the DARE Program, Crime Stoppers program, the Records Division and Internal Affairs Division. Although Mr. Bartosiewicz may have retired from the Clovis Police Department he has not retired from his busy volunteer service to his community and the citizens of the State of New Mexico. He volunteers regularly for the Veterans of Foreign Wars and serves as the Quartermaster for VFW Post 3280 in Clovis, NM. He serves on the Board of Trustees for the Clovis Cemetery Endowment Trust Fund and has served as a member of the Public Employee Labor Relations Board appointed on the recommendation of representatives of labor since March of 2011.
John "Jay" Bledsoe - Board Member
General John Bledsoe (ANG Ret.) of Los Ranchos was appointed to the Public Employee Labor
Relations Board as the management recommended appointee. Bledsoe is the former adjutant general for the New Mexico Air National Guard and a member of the Military Base Planning Commission. Mr. Bledsoe holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona.
Effective: May 31, 2013