Gabriela Conteras-Apodaca, PE

Student Affairs Committee Chair

Currently living in: Las Cruces, NM


  • BS Civil Engineering, New Mexico State University, 1992



  • South Region Design Manager, New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT), 2001 – Present


  • Guest Lecturer and Adjunct Professor, New Mexico State University, 2005 – 2012
  • Various Engineer Positions, NMDOT, 1993 – 2001

Professional Organizations

  • American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Subcommittee on Design (SCOD), Institute of Traffic Engineers, ASCE

Professional Registrations

  • Professional Engineer (NM)


  • Gabriela Contreas-Apodaca graduated from NMSU in December 1992. In addition to working with the NMDOT, she has also been an adjunct professor and guest lecturer for the Civil Engineering and Technology Departments at NMSU. Gabriela is a part of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Institute of Traffic Engineers, and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Gabriela Contreas-Apodaca is the mother of three sons.