Rudy Espinoza, Councilor

Rudy Espinoza was elected into office in November of 2023. He is a lifelong resident of Belen where he graduated from BHS and married his high school sweetheart. Rudy is a Retired Army veteran, served with the Albuquerque Police Department and retired as a Security Director for a major financial institution and presently serves as Senior Pastor of Christian Faith … Read More

Yvette Padilla, Councilor

Yvette Padilla is 53 years old and is a lifetime resident of Belen.  She was appointed to Councilor by Mayor Robert Noblin to serve out the remainder of his two year City Council term.  Yvette retired from the City of Belen after more than 25 years of service where she worked at the Belen Public Library, Finance and Administration Department, Dispatcher with the … Read More

Steven L. Holdman, Councilor

Steven L. Holdman is a Councilor for the City of Belen. He was elected in November of 2021. Since 2020, Councilor Holdman has worked as the Administrative Pastor of Calvary Chapel Rio Grande Valley (CCRGV) in Belen, New Mexico, where he performs administrative and ministry functions. He brings a wide range of experience to his role as Councilor, having served … Read More

Robert C. Noblin, Jr., Mayor

Robert C. Noblin, Jr. is 44 years old and originally from Fredericksburg, Virginia. He has been a resident of New Mexico since 2005.  Robert began playing piano at age 4, and his talent is used largely in church. He is a graduate of Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service in Atlanta, GA. Robert enjoys playing the piano, karaoke, and being involved … Read More

Danny Bernal Jr , Councilor

Danny Bernal Jr. is a City Councilor of Belen, New Mexico. He is the youngest member elected to the city council in the city’s history. He was elected November of 2019 at the age of 21. He is the youngest member to be elected Mayor Pro Tem at 23. He served as Mayor Pro Tem for the 2022 year. Councilor … Read More

Frank F. Ortega, Mayor Pro Tem

Frank F. Ortega, Sr. is a lifetime resident of Belen, retired from Belen Consolidated Schools 45 years Maintenance Director, Former Belen Fire Chief of 10 years, also EMT, with 21 years service to the department while also having three previous terms with the Belen City Council,1992-96 ,2014 to 2018, 2018 to 2022 and Presently Serving a 4 year term. Mr. … Read More