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Albuquerque Regional Office

Meet Our Leadership Team


Sammie L. Quillin

Director: Sammie L. Quillin

Sammie Quillin was appointed Director of VA’s Albuquerque Regional Office (RO) in October, 2016. He is responsible for the delivery of VA benefits and services to the Veterans, Servicemembers, their families and survivors living in New Mexico.  Sammie came to Albuquerque from the Buffalo RO, where he served as the Veterans Service Center Manager.  Sammie retired from the Army as a Sergeant Major, after a 26 year career.

Timothy Love

Veterans Service Center Manager: Timothy Love

Timothy Love took this position in July, 2014.  Before coming to Albuquerque, he served at the Salt Lake City Regional Office.  He began his VA career in February, 2005 in Salt Lake City, where he first was a Rating Veterans Service Representative and then was promoted to a supervisor.  Tim retired from the Army as a First Sergeant after a 20 year career. 

Corliss De La Garza

Vocation Rehabilitation and Employment Officer: Corliss De La Garza

Corliss De La Garza took this position in June 2019.  Before coming to Albuquerque, she was the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Officer St. Louis.  Ms. De La Garza began her VA career in January 2006 as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor and was later promoted to Officer.  She is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and is a Licensed Professional Counselor.