Board of Directors

Sr. Peggy Deneweth, SC, Chair

  • Administrative Assistant Missionary Society of St. Columban
  • RN/Bookkeeper/Therapist, Proyecto Santo Nino

Sarah Vialpando, Vice Chair

  • Family Birthing Nurse, Lovelace Westside Hospital

Maria Estela de Rios, Secretary

  • President, Fundacion Educativa de Nuevo Mexico

Julian Garza, Treasurer

  • Franchisee, McDonalds Restaurants

Dr. Veronica C. Garcia, Ed.D.

  • Superintendent, Santa Fe Public Schools

Sr. Juanita Marie Gonzales, SC

  • Director of Religious Education, San Isidro Parish in Santa Fe, NM

Regis Pecos

  • Director of Legislative Affairs House Majority Office-Chief of Staff to House of Representatives Majority Floor Leader

Cathy Sanchez

  • Community Outreach and Engagement Liaison, UNM/CDD/Bernalillo County Home Visiting Workgroup

Stephen Spitz

  • Retired Attorney

Eric Witt

  • Private Government / Media Industries Consultant
Ex Officio Members

Tom Kopfensteiner

  • Exec. VP Mission, Catholic Health Initiatives

Allen Sánchez

  • President, CHI St. Joseph’s Children