Luis Terrazas seeks election in 2020 for NM District 39 State Representative.
A lifelong resident of Grant County, Terrazas graduated from Silver High School in 1990. He attended NMSU and graduated from WNMU in 1993 with a bachelor's of business administration with an emphasis in accounting. He also earned a degree from Dallas Institute of Funeral Service in 1995.
He opened his first business, Silver City Auto Spa, in 1999 at 27 years old. In 2003, he started Terrazas Granite and Marble. Terrazas owns and operates Terrazas Funeral Chapels and Terrazas Crematory in the Silver City area, which he opened in 2005, and Terrazas Funeral Chapels in Deming, which began in 2008. He also owns Terrazas Granite and Marble in Las Cruces, which opened in 2010.
A devoted family man to his wife, Mandee, and five children, he and his wife work at the funeral home together. His son, Luis Jr., is currently a funeral service intern with plans to attend mortuary science college in the fall to further his profession as a local funeral director in the family business. Alyssa is in college at California State University San Bernadino, studying biology. Ashley is serving in the US Air Force in San Antonio, TX. The two youngest, Allyson and Abraham, are in elementary school.
Terrazas serves on the WNMU Foundation Board. He has served on several boards including the advisory board for AmBank, Silver City Grant County Chamber of Commerce and Deming Luna Chamber of Commerce. He is active and supports many community activities.
He is fully dedicated to serving his district and considers it a great honor. He believes in strengthening his community and looks forward to building unity through finding common goals by listening to the needs of the people.
Terrazas said he is ready for a positive campaign and "hopes to earn your vote to fight for the important issues and values that we care so deeply about. By working together, we can build a better future!"