Director Justin Najaka
Justin Najaka, MBA, SPHR, CCP is the Interim State Personnel Director and the State Director of Compensation and Classification for the State of New Mexico. He has over 22 years experience in human resource management.
Justin has earned undergraduate degrees in Finance and Economics and a MBA with an emphasis in Human Resource Management. He has over 20 years of college and university teaching experience. He received the “Faculty Excellence Award” from Santa Fe Community College in 2002. He has facilitated the SHRM Learning System since 2002 for the Management Development Center at the Anderson School of Management.
Justin has served in various capacities in several local and national professional organizations to include VP of Finance/Treasurer of the Northern New Mexico Human Resource Association, various committees for the International Personnel Management Association for Human Resources, and has twice served as President of the National Compensation Association of State Governments.