Chief Operations Officer

Mike BakerChief Operations Officer Michael Baker oversees the following departments: Facilities, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Safety & Security, and Transportation.

Specifically, his office:
- Provides oversight and direction related to operational functions, strategic planning, budgeting and financial planning, human resources, information technology services, instructional technology, purchasing, facilities, safety & security, and student transportation.

- Assists the Superintendent in the task of providing leadership in developing, achieving, and maintaining the best possible educational programs and services

IPRA - Inspection of Public Records Act (Freedom of Information):

Public Record Requests: 

       Información en español aquí (.pdf)

Rio Rancho Public Schools follows procedures contained in the New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act (NMSA 1978, Chapter 14, Article 2) and the New Mexico Attorney General's published compliance guide.

Record Request Guidelines

  • To ensure the request is properly processed, requests for inspection of public records should be submitted in writing and must include the name, address and telephone number of the person making the request.

  • The request must describe the records sought in sufficient detail to enable the Custodian of Records to identify and locate the requested records. The requestor is not required to state the reason for wishing to inspect the records.

How to Submit a Request for Public Records

Please submit your written request (letter, email or memo) and deliver:
By Mail to:
Melissa Pitts, Custodian of Records
500 Laser Rd. NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124

By Email to:

By Fax to:

What to Expect

  • Upon receipt of written or electronic Inspection of Public Records request, the RRPS Custodian of Records will respond in writing within three (3) business days to acknowledge receipt of the request.

  • After determining if the requested records exist, and are subject to inspection, copies of the records will be made available for review at the RRPS District Office at 500 Laser Rd. NE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124.

  • Arrangements can be made to have the request mailed or electronically delivered if necessary.

  • Please be aware that Rio Rancho Public Schools charges $.40/page for paper copies of all IPRA Requests.

Downoladable notice (.pdf):  Inspection of Public Records Notice / en español

Important Information

   Kasten, Traci 
       Business: 505-962-1179
       Executive Assistant to Chief Operations Officer