Leona Vigil was born and raised in Los Chavez, New Mexico. She attended and graduated Belen High School. She later on attended UNM Valencia Campus where she received her Associates Degree in Business Technology. Leona Vigil started working with the City of Belen in 2000. She has worked in various positions in the City to include Judicial, Utility, and Administration. Leona was formally the Clerk of the City of Belen and received her Certification in December of 2013.
After her appointment to City Manager, She stated, “I am eager to start building on professional development in order to create new opportunities and provide growth. I ensure that I will work hard and uphold the integrity of the City of Belen”.