CVNM Board Secretary

Gill Sorg (he/him) joined CVNM’s board of directors as a board secretary in January 2022. A retired public servant, Gil dedicated his career to addressing the climate crisis and income inequality. Born and raised in Hastings, Minnesota, he earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Winona State University. He received a Master of Science in Biology at the University of North Dakota.

Gill moved to New Mexico in 1998 as a consultant for producing alfalfa seed. Over his career, he has served in many roles deeply committed to wildlife and environmental protection. He served three terms as a Las Cruces City Councilor from 2009-2021, where he fought to increase the local minimum wage, make affordable housing more accessible, and invest in greener technology for the city to address the climate crisis.

Gill currently serves as chairman of the Paseo del Norte Watershed Council and is a state Outdoor New Mexico board member. He also currently serves as a Supervisor with the Dona Ana County Soil and Water Conservation District. Gill lives in Las Cruces with his wife, Christine. He likes to unwind with hikes through the myriad landscapes of his New Mexican home or by kicking back and taking in a good movie or football game.