Signed into law:
April 5, 2001
Commissioner / Compact Administrator
Roberta Cohen started her career in 1994 with the New Mexico Department of Public Safety working with the Financial and Procurement Division, Crim
Roberta Cohen started her career in 1994 with the New Mexico Department of Public Safety working with the Financial and Procurement Division, Crime Lab and New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy Training and Recruiting Division.
In January of 2006, Cohen was promoted as the Deputy Compact Administrator with the Department of Corrections, Interstate Compact office. In June 2014; she was appointed Commissioner for New Mexico Interstate Compact by Governor Susanna Martinez. She is a member of the ICAOS Training Committee and the Chair of the Commission’s West Region.
Cohen trains all incoming Basic probation and parole recruits for the New Mexico Department of Corrections and the surrounding state judicial agencies.
Cohen is a graduate of Santa Fe Community College in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Probation and Parole Officer
Number: NMSA 1978 Sec 31-5-20
Alicia Lucero-Tafoya, NM Corrections Department Secretary
Honorable Mary L. Marlowe Sommer, 1st Judicial District
Matthew McQueen, State Representative
Francine Garcia, Victim Services Coordinator
Cisco McSorley, Executive Director, New Mexico Parole Board
Henry Valdez, Director, Administrative Office of District Attorneys, Chairman
Antoinette Sedillo Lopez, State Senator
Jennifer Miller, Alternative Sentencing Administrator, Misdemeanor Compliance
Anne Kelly, New Mexico Attorney General’s Office
Roxanne Esquibel, Assistant District Attorney’s Office
Shelby Bradley, NM Public Defenders Office