Councilor Peterson was born and raised in the south side of Roswell and was a graduate of Roswell High. Served 4 years in the U.S.A.F-1990-1994. Served 4 years on the Roswell school board, where we built Roswell’s first new school in nearly 50 years. Was a past President of LULAC-Chaves County. Has been a member, nearly 20 years, of many organizations in Roswell. Current member of American Legion. Current member of the Billy The Kid Outlaw Gang. Serves as Director of the Southeast Water and Wastewater Association.
Currently certified through the state of NM, as a water level 4 operator and wastewater level 4 operator, Peterson has 18 years of experience.
Councilor Peterson has been married for 27 years, has 2 children and 3 grandchildren.