IST (Information Systems and Technologies) is a department of the PSFA (Public School Facilities Authority). PSFA is an adjunct agency of the State of New Mexico, created in 2004 under Section NMSA 22-24-9. Adjunct agencies are defined below, per Section NMSA 9-1-6, intrumentalities of the executive branch and are excluded from any direct or administrative attachment and, which retain policymaking and administrative autonomy as follows:

2020 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 9 - Executive Department
Article 1 - Executive Reorganization
Section 9-1-6 - Adjunct agencies.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 9-1-6 (2020)

"Adjunct agencies" are those agencies, boards, commissions, offices or other instrumentalities of the executive branch, not assigned to the elected constitutional officers, which are excluded from any direct or administrative attachment to a department, which retain policymaking and administrative autonomy separate from any other instrumentality of state government.

History: 1953 Comp., § 4-29B-6, enacted by Laws 1977, ch. 248, § 6.