La Jicarita Enterprise Community, Inc. is involved in establishing community networks for the purpose of developing for profit companies in Northern New Mexico. Serving the areas of Taos County, Southern Rio Arriba County and Mora County, La Jicarita serves as the representative to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for rural development in these areas which have been designated as one of 33 Enterprise Communities in the United States.
Una vida buena para todos. A good and wholesome life for everyone. Life is a process; hence, the community's vision is a process not a state: the continuous improvement of the collective quality of life by increasing both the tangible and intangible wealth of the community through nurturing of the physical and spiritual.
La Jicarita is directed by 12 board members representing
the following sectors: 1) Public 2) Education 3) Private For-Profit; and
4) Private Non-Profit. Taos, Rio Arriba nd Mora counties each appointed
one member of each sector. All actions made by the Board of Directors are
based on consensus.
Ron K. Martinez, CAO
Marcel Torres, President