Dallas Draper

Dallas Draper Facility Manager

Facilities Manager

As convention center manager, Dallas supervises all aspects of facility operations and event set-up, including multi-function meetings, exhibitions and special events. Realizing that successful meetings hinge on effective traffic patterns and on reliable, state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and other manual and technical services, Dallas and his staff are highly attentive to client needs and resources.

Dallas is a 5th generation Lincoln County resident. He has 30 years experience in tourism, hospitality and has a degree in hotel/motel administration. He is past president and current liaison with the Ruidoso Valley Chamber of Commerce, currently serving second term as a board member of the Lincoln County Commission, New Mexico Association of Counties, Economic Development Committee member and a Certified Public Official.

Phone: 575-258-5445
Fax: 575-258-5040

Gail Bailey

Gail Bailey Director of Sales

Director of Sales      

As Director of Sales, Gail is responsible for client utilization and resource management involved in the execution of group meetings, conferences, trainings and special events held at the Ruidoso Convention Center. Gail also assists with booking group functions and is the point person for catering detail.

Gail currently holds the position of treasurer with the Ruidoso Valley Chamber of Commerce and is 3rd year secretary with the Rotary Club of Ruidoso.

Gail has more than 15 years of experience in advertising and hotel/convention center sales. She joined the staff of the Ruidoso Convention Center in 2007.

Phone: 575-258-5445 (877-700-5445)
Fax: 575-258-5040

Bernadeen Herrera

Bernadeen Herrera Office Manager

Office Manager

As office manager for the Ruidoso Convention Center, Bernadeen is responsible for preparing all contracts involved in convention center utilization, including receipting for room rental, deposits and audio-visual reservations and support services. She also conducts site tours and supports booking activity and set up.

Bernadeen has been with the Village of Ruidoso since 2000.

Phone: 575-258-5445 (877-700-5445)
Fax: 575-258-5040