District 1

Jim Owen


Biographical Information


Personal: Jim and his wife, Rosemary, have lived in Rio Rancho for 24 years. They have 6 grown children and eight granddaughters.

Professional: Extensive experience in public office, Economic Development; leadership roles with the Rio Rancho School District and Chamber of Commerce, former Intel Site Manager, and over twenty years of professional business ownership

Education: B.S. Degree ASU – 1973

Veteran: USAF


Additional Information



Councilor Owen was elected as District 1 City Councilor in April 2016 via a runoff election to a four-year term.

The next election for the District 1 City Councilor seat is March 2020. Rio Rancho Governing Body members are elected in non-partisan elections.


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