- Professional Musician
- Member, Windsor Creek Trio
- Producer, New Mexico Music Awards
- Co-founder, Eric Larson Endowment
City of Residence
expired May 6, 2013 ~ continues to serve until resignation or termination by the governor
Ponce has been a working musician since the age of 18. He is the third of five children of parents Jesus “Chuy” Ponce and the former Margarita Padilla. The singer/songwriter is a longtime member and current chair of the New Mexico Music Awards, championing over two decades of excellence in recorded music within the state of New Mexico. He currently lives in Albuquerque and tours as a member of the group the Windsor Creek Trio. Other accomplishments include his work as a broadcast and audio engineer and as co-founder of the Eric Larson Endowment at the University of New Mexico.