Born in Hawaii and raised in New Mexico, Clarie brings a deep passion for New Mexico youth, specifically their mental health autonomy and equity. She has years of successful project management experience, including STEAM and SEL programs to underserved youth in rural areas. Clarie joined New Mexico Department of Health, Office of Student and Adolescent Health in 2022 as the Statewide Youth Suicide Prevention Coordinator. Clarie is also a Crisis Mentor with the Concussion Legacy Foundation.
Clarie has four grown children, a new grandbaby and two playful pups. In Clarie’s free time she enjoys time with her kidos, travel, museums and kayaking with her dog Merlin.