About Jerah

Jerah R. Cordova is a city councilor in Belen, New Mexico. He was elected on March 2, 2010, to serve a four-year term.

Before becoming a councilor, Jerah worked as a local small business owner, running a successful Valencia County news and information publication called Valencia Voices. The publication later became Better Belen, an open government website.

He works full-time as a case manager for ADC LTD NM, a federal contractor and investigations firm. He is also an investigator with the United States Department of Homeland Security and the United States Department of Defense.

Jerah graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and political science from The George Washington University in Washington, DC, in 2006.

While in college, he worked with former Congresswoman Heather Wilson, gave history tours of the Capitol Building, and spent one semester digging around the United States National Archives for documents about World War II atomic bomb research in New Mexico.

He appreciates the opportunity to be working as a city councilor in Belen, and he hopes you appreciate his effort to bring you more information about what the City of Belen is doing.