Name: Shelby Stroik, Patrol Officer
ENMU Role: Staff / Mentor
ENMU Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Preferred method of contact: Email
Office Phone: 575-562-2392
Office Location: Department of Public Safety
Home Town: Hatch, New Mexico
- Education: Bachelor's in Wildlife Science from New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM.
- Assisted two different graduate students with research projects working as a biological technician.
- Assisted with a project relating to Black Bear population density in New Mexico.
- Another project, assessing juvenile recruitment.
- Also, nest success in Lesser Prairie Chickens just south of Portales.
- I have had a significant amount of training in law enforcement via Basic Law Enforcement Academy and otherspecialized training.
- Additional Information: I work as a patrol police officer on campus and assist regularly with special events, investigations, and public outreach.
- Before I worked for ENMU, I served as a Conservation Officer (Game Warden) for New Mexico Department of Game and Fish.
- I am passionate about the outdoors and wildlife and I'm always looking for a way to get back to the mountains.
- One challenge I really struggled with in college, was to figure out what area of study I wanted to pursue. It took some time and it felt like a long and arduous process to find what I enjoyed and could turn into a job. Fortunately, I had people along the way that were able to guide me and help me make decisions about my education, which led me to a Bachelor's degree and some great experiences as a result.
- I am a Greyhound Connection Mentor because it is important for me to help students reach their goals while they attend ENMU. Attending college can be a natural progression for some students, but for others it can be confusing, frustrating, and at times difficult to navigate. I would love to help make that transition smoother for incoming freshmen as they learn to excel in their academic career and move towards a successful career.