One of the founding members, James served as chairman of LEWF from 2012 to 2018. James currently works at Los Alamos National Laboratory and serves as a member of the Los Alamos County Council. In 2013, he received his Bachelor of Business in Operations Management from the Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico. In 2015, James was appointed to the Los Alamos County Environmental Sustainability Board, where he assisted in a partnership with Los Alamos and New Mexico Game and Fish to get bear-resistant dumpsters for the businesses and roll carts for residences.
In his off time, James likes to stay healthy by exercising and exploring all the wonderful landscapes New Mexico has to offer.