About Me

University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI, 1977, Masters of Science, Vocational Evaluation emphasis, Vocational Rehabilitation;
University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, 1974, BS, Sociology and Economics;
Valley High School, Albuquerque, NM, 1968, Diploma;

University of Indiana, Large Gifts, 2008, Interpersonal Communication for Fund Raising, 2007;
Federal Acquisition University, Performance Based Contracting, 2007, Internal Controls, 2007;
University of New Mexico: MS Project, 2008, Project Management, 2008, Effective Teams, 2007, Mediation, 2006, Public Administration and Planning (21 hrs.), 1999-2002, Education Administration (18 hrs.), 1990-1998;
New Mexico Highlands University, 1989, Educational Finance;
University of Oklahoma, Executive Leadership, 1989, Motivation and Management;

Owner, Andy Winnegar Consulting 01-01-11 to present;
Deputy Director, Program Development and Supports, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR), New Mexico Public Education Department, 1992 to 12-31-2010. Also, Director, New Mexico Technology Assistance Program, and other roles and positions including PI on various federal grants and Contract Manager/Facilities Specialist, July 1987 to 1990;
School Transition Consultant, North Eastern Regional Education Center, Springer, New Mexico, October 1986 to July 1987;
Director, Summit Independent Living Center, Missoula, Montana, 1985 to 1986;
Director, New Vistas Independent Living Center, Santa Fe, New Mexico 1983 to 1985, IL Evaluator, 1980-1982, New Vistas, Santa Fe, New Mexico;
Consultant, Community Services, Austin State School, Austin, Texas, 1979;
Counselor, Texas State School for the Deaf, Austin, Texas, 1978;
Job Placement Specialist, Goodwill Industries, Austin, Texas, 1975;
Youth Counselor, Vision Quest, Tucson, Arizona, 1974 to 1975;

Program development, proposal writing, project management, survey design, program evaluation; quality management (PDSA), team building, mediation, state rule making, long and short range strategic planning, needs assessment, lobbying, American Indian Tribes and Pueblos cultural protocols, capital fund, fund raising and budget development;

Married, Judy C Winnegar, Occupational Therapist;

Running, writing, reading, guitar, hiking, and soccer;

Successful Proposal Development:
Carol Conine, Professional Proposal Writer, 505-983-7381;
Lex Frieden, Director, ILRU TIRR Memorial Hermann 713-520-0232;
Successful Legislation:
Anna Otero Hatanaka, Legislative Lobbyist, 505-232-2238;
Mike Kivitz, Executive Director, Adelante, 505-341-2000;
Katie Norton, Consultant, 505-954-4382;
Max Coll, Chairman House Appropriations {Ret. (D) SF.} 505-982-4349;
Sandra Townsend, Representative {Ret. (R) Aztec}505-334-2481;
Successful Education Initiatives:
Dr. Kurt Steinhaus, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 505-476-2200;
Dr. David Roberts, University of Missouri, 573-882-3807;
Dr. James Alarid, Highlands University, 505-454-3509;
Boards and Community Service:
Chairperson, New Mexico State Purchasing Council, 2006-2012;
District Commissioner, New Mexico Youth Soccer Association 2004-2009;
Vice President, Eldorado Community Improvement Association 2001-2004;
Fields Development, Northern New Mexico Soccer Association, 2002-2004;
President, Eldorado Soccer Club, 1995-2001;
President, Parent Teacher Association, Eldorado Elementary School, 1995-1999;