Carol Romero-Wirth is serving in her second term on the City Council. She has lived in Santa Fe since 1989 when she returned to New Mexico, and her family roots span generations in the Mora Valley of New Mexico.
Carol has degrees from Colorado College, the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas in Austin, and the University of New Mexico Law School. She was admitted to the New Mexico Bar in 1998.
For over thirty years, Carol has worked as a public policy consultant on water, environment, and sustainability issues. She was a member of the City Charter Review Commission in 2013 and was the first associate director at Think New Mexico. Early in her career, she worked for the New Mexico Legislature’s Legislative Council Service as a bill drafter and part of the professional staff.
Carol has been active in the Santa Fe community serving on many non-profit boards, including the Santa Fe Community Foundation, Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe, the Wood Gormley Elementary School PTC, and Breakthrough Santa Fe.
Carol and her husband, Peter, raised two children in Santa Fe and practice law together at The Wirth Law Firm, PC.
• Chair, Finance Committee
• Chair, Water Conservation Committee
• Chair, Buckman Direct Diversion Board
• Member Public Works, and Public Utilities Committee
• Governing Body Parliamentarian
• Former Chair, Quality of Life Committee
• Former Director, New Mexico Municipal League Board
• Former Member, Northern Area Local Workforce Development Board
• Former Chair and Member, Santa Fe Metropolitan Planning Organization
• Former Member, North Central Regional Transportation District Board.”