Harold Pope Jr., Capt (ret), is a USAF veteran who served in both the enlisted (dental technician) and officer ranks (acquisition, chemist, security cooperation) on both active duty and in the reserves. He retired at Kirtland AFB in 2018 with over 20 years of honorable service. Harold has served in leadership and volunteer positions locally and regionally throughout his military career and since. He was appointed and served as Mayor Keller’s Facilities Transition Advisor and is a substitute teacher for APS. In 2020 he beat the incumbent in SD 23 and now serves as a NM Senator.
Senator Pope brings his visionary leadership, extensive experience, and a deep commitment to service both to the Roundhouse and to our Caucus. He serves as our Advisor to the NM Senate and sponsors numerous bills that will be of real value to our veterans, active-duty military and family members, and strengthen the relationship between our community and the state.