A Proven Leader Who Cares About Our Community
Bill Rehm is a seventh generation New Mexican born and raised in Albuquerque, NM. In 1968 he graduated from Highland High School. 1975 Bill graduated with a bachelor's degree from the University of Albuquerque.
1973 Bill began his community service by joining the Bernalillo County Sheriff Department. 1976 to 1979 Bill was a member of the Albuquerque Police Department. In 1984 Bill returned to the Bernalillo County Sheriff Department. Highlighting some of Bill's service, he was a member of the fatal traffic crash unit, auto theft, narcotics unit and internal affairs, to name a few assignments. 1995 Bill graduated from the FBI National Academy. Bill was honored by the Bernalillo County Sheriff Department with the Julian Narvaez Memorial Award and was the Deputy of the Quarter. The Albuquerque Police Department awarded Bill a Medal of Meritorious Service for his service to the community as an officer with their agency. Bill retired in 2000 as a Captain and continues his community service as a (volunteer) member of the Bernalillo County Sheriff Reserve Unit.
Bill continues as a law enforcement instructor for the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy. In the 1990's Bill instructed Traffic Investigation and Enforcement for the Albuquerque Technical Vocational Institute (CNM). Bill was a soccer coach, referee, coach instructor, referee instructor, for girls and boy teams and an AYSO Board Member. Bill has been a volunteer committee member with the NM Game and Fish Habitat Improvement Committee.
In 2006 Bill became a member of the New Mexico House of Representatives. Currently he is the senior Republican member of the House Judiciary Committee and is a member of the Voters and Elections Committee. When the Legislature is out of session he is a member of the Courts and Corrections Committee and an advisory member to the Rural and Economic Development and Pension Oversight Committees. Since 1986 Bill has lived within House District 31 and thus understands its needs. Today Bill is a small business owner and testifies as an expert witness in traffic crash cases.
"It's been an incredible honor to serve you in Santa Fe. It is with great respect I ask you to help return me to the roundhouse. Having lived in our legislative district for over 25 years and my law enforcement career with the Bernalillo County Sheriff Dept has prepared me to protect our conservative values at our legislature."
State Representative Bill Rehm - District 31