Grant County Prospectors

The prospectors are a group of business leaders whose purpose is to educate policy makers and community members about the economic, community development and legislative needs in Grant County.


Grant County Prospectors

Purpose: The Grant County Prospectors is a civic-league organization, the exclusive objective of which is to promote social welfare through educating community members, regional and state agencies and organizations, and various policy makers about the needs of Grant County for the long-range improvement of the County’s social welfare, economy, and community development conditions.  To accomplish this objective, the Grant County Prospectors will develop goals that best use county and community natural and human resources and will serve as a catalyst to activate units of government, social organizations, and other appropriate groups or organizations in improving the quality of life and welfare of persons residing in Grant County.

2018-2019 Officers

  • President, Mischa Larisch – Planning Director, Grant County
  • 1st Vice President, Evangeline Zamora – Retired, Consultant, Non-Profit CEO
  • 2nd Vice President – Bruce Ashburn, Community Manager, PNM
  • Secretary, Silvia Madrid – Assistant Director, NMHO/BAMHS
  • Treasurer, William Knuttinen – CPA, Morones & Knuttinen, LLC.


  • Community Legislative Action, Kim Clark, Chair
  • Membership, Evangeline Zamora, Chair
  • By-Laws, Mike McMillan, Chair

Membership meetings: are generally held the third Thursday of the month at 11:45 am.*

CLAC meetings: held the second Monday of the month at 10 a.m.*

Membership: Membership is limited to 50 individuals. Anyone interested in becoming a member may contact any of the officers of Prospectors or the Membership Chair, Evangeline Zamora at 575-590-0446. All new members must be sponsored by a current member – membership application here: Prospectors Membership Application revised 10-2013 (2)final 9-9-14

Questions about this website please contact Kim Clark at 575-538-2665.