Office of the State Mine Inspector:
Working for the safety of New Mexico's miners.




Randy Logsdon is a Certified Mine Safety Professional who assumed the duties of State Mine Inspector on January 4, 2017. Mr. Logsdon brings an extensive mine safety background, including 15 years in the underground coal mining industry and 12 years in the construction aggregate mining industry in the Midwest. He served briefly as Safety Manager at a portland cement plant in California and for the last ten years with Intrepid Potash in Carlsbad.  Over the course of his career, Mr. Logsdon has been involved with mine safety, educationand training, occupational health, mine rescue, compliance and risk management.  

Mr. Logsdon holds a B.S. in Education and an M.S. in Industrial Technology (Occupational Safety) from Illinois State University, and is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration, and the National Safety Council. He served as Chair of the New Mexico Mining Safety Board from 2010 through 2016 and has been active in New Mexico mine safety as Chairman of the New Mexico Mining Association Safety Committee and President of the New Mexico Mine Health and Safety Conference. In 2000, Mr. Logsdon was named Safety Professional of the Year by the National Stone Association.