Pascual Maestas

Taos, New Mexico

Pascual Maestas grew up all over the world, but has deep, generational roots in Taos,¬†New Mexico. After graduation from Taos High School, he joined the US Navy and¬†reached the rank of Yeoman Petty Officer Third Class before an honorable discharge¬†and subsequent enrollment at the University of South Florida where he earned dual¬†bachelor’s degrees in economics and international studies. Upon return to Taos, he¬†worked in the non-profit sector, taught mathematics and economics at Taos High¬†School, was elected as the youngest member to serve on the Town of Taos Council¬†(2018-2022), was elected to the Taos Municipal School Board (2020-2024), and was¬†elected as the youngest Mayor in Town of Taos history (2022-2026).

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