Evelyn was born on August 24th in Hobbs NM but raised in Lovington all her life. She is the younger of two siblings. She graduated from Lovington High School in 1999, and then went on to attend NMJC for Office Technology and also completed the Economic Development Course in 2011. She is a Leadership NM 2013 graduate. Evelyn joined the Lovington Economic Development Corporation (EDC) staff in July of 2008 as the Office Manager for the EDC, Lovington Chamber of Commerce, and Lovington MainStreet. She would like to see Lovington and the Economic Development Corporation develop a strong presence and community growth. She has married to Omar Holguin of 17 years and they have two children, Omar Jr. and Jocelynn Jordan. Evelyn is the President of the Lovington USSSA Baseball League, Vice Chair of the Parks & Recreation Board, Hispanic Heritage Fair & Rodeo Board, and a Board of Director of the Lea Community Foundation of the Arts and Theatre.