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Who We Are: Board of Directors

Front Row: Tricia Rosenberg, Carole Brito, Diane Martinez (Secretary), Vernon (Bud) Hamilton (Chair), Jenny Kimball, Mary Anne Larsen, Beth Beloff
Back Row: Richard Moore (Treasurer), Elizabeth Rice, Brian Vallo, Manuel Monasterio, Kenneth Romero, Lisa Enfield (Vice Chair), Jonathan Grabel
Not Pictured: Jeff Bingaman, Porfirio (Pilo) Bueno, Beverly Morris

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Beth Beloff

 

Beth Beloff has been a thought leader in sustainable development since the early 1990s. She was Founder and President of Bridges to Sustainability, which was a leading sustainability 501c(3) think tank, until 2008. She is a sustainability consultant through Beth Beloff & Associates (BB&A). In Santa Fe, she is Chair of the Santa Fe Sustainability Commission, tasked with developing a 25-year comprehensive sustainability plan. She is on the boards of the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (Executive and Development Committees), Performance Santa Fe (Executive Committee and chair, Education Committee), and Performance Santa Fe Foundation. She co-chairs the Presbyterian Healthcare Santa Fe Advisory Council and is on the Advisory Council of New Energy Economy. She served on the Santa Fe Climate Action Task Force as chair of the Finance Committee and was a delegate to the Rio+20 Conference.

Beth has a BA from University of California, Berkeley, a Master of Architecture degree from UCLA, and an MBA from the University of Houston.

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Jeff Bingaman

 

Jeff Bingaman grew up in the southwestern New Mexico community of Silver City. After graduating from Western (now Silver) High School in 1961, Jeff attended Harvard University and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in government in 1965. He then entered Stanford Law School where he met, and later married, fellow law student Anne Kovacovich.

Upon earning his law degree from Stanford in 1968, Jeff and Anne returned to New Mexico. They have one son, John.

After law school Jeff spent one year as an assistant attorney general and eight years in private law practice in Santa Fe. Jeff was elected Attorney General of New Mexico in 1978 and served four years in that position. In 1982 he was elected to the United States Senate. He was re-elected to a fifth term in the Senate in 2006. At the end of that term he chose not to seek re-election and completed his service in the Senate on January 3, 2013.

At the time of his retirement from the Senate, he was Chairman of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee. He also served on the Finance Committee, the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee and the Joint Economic Committee.

In April of 2013, he began a year as a Distinguished Fellow with the Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance at Stanford Law School. In the fall of 2015 he taught a seminar on national policy and the Congress in the Honors College at the University of New Mexico.

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Carole Brito

 

Carole Brito is President and Founder of LEAD (Leadership, Education, Assessment and Development) for Excellence, a consulting firm that provides technical assistance for organizational development and renewal for educational systems throughout New Mexico. Brito, a native of Santa Fe, has 30 years of experience as a K-Graduate level educator who is retired from New Mexico Highlands University. She holds a BS from the University of New Mexico and an MA in Educational Administration from New Mexico Highlands University. Carole also served two terms (twelve years 2001-2013), as an elected board member of the Santa Fe Community College Governing Board. During those twelve years she was elected as the New Mexico State Chair for Community College Trustees, and to the Western State Regional Nominating Committee for the Association for Community College Trustees. Currently, Carole is serving as the Chair for the Leadership and Development Committee for the Santa Fe Community College Foundation and is on the Breakthrough Board. Carole has two daughters and one granddaughter. Her fiancé is Bruce Besser.

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Porfirio (Pilo) Bueno

 

Porfirio “Pilo” Bueno has decades of experience in prevention, treatment, behavioral health and community health work. Pilo began his career in the 1980s when New Mexico saw its first cases of HIV AIDS. Initially, Pilo provided emotional support to men and women living with AIDS. Soon Pilo was hired by New Mexico AIDS Services to serve as the Director of the Gay Men’s Health Project where he began his work in prevention and in public health. He is currently serving as the Director of Recovery and Resiliency for Presbyterian Health Plan and Magellan Healthcare. Pilo has worked as the Director of Cultural Competency for OptumHealth New Mexico, the Director of Substance Abuse Prevention for Value Options New Mexico, and in leadership roles with the State of New Mexico, Department of Health where he was instrumental developing the evaluation and delivery systems for the Strategic Prevention Framework initiatives. Pilo is passionate about developing capacity and resources to mitigate disparities and promoting social justice efforts. He studied art in Aix-en-Provence, France at the Leo Marchutz School of Drawing and Painting, Accounting at the Santa Fe Business College, and evaluation at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine.

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Lisa M. Enfield, Vice Chair

 

Lisa Enfield was born and raised in New Mexico.  She is a graduate of The University of New Mexico School of Law.  Her practice is devoted to civil litigation, primarily for Native American governmental clients.  Her professional interests also include civil rights and medical-legal issues.

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Vernon (Bud) Hamilton, Chair

 

Bud Hamilton grew up in the Chicago area. He attended DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana where he met his future wife, Valerie. Bud went on to get his MBA at Harvard Business School, graduating in 1966.  Bud then joined the Procter & Gamble Company where he was employed for the next 37 years in various executive positions. Valerie spent her entire career in elementary education. The Hamiltons have two boys, and 5 grandchildren. After living in Cincinnati most of their adult lives, Bud and Valerie retired in 2003 and moved to Santa Fe where they have become quite involved in the local community. Bud is a past board member of The School for Advanced Research and currently serves on the boards of the Santa Fe Community Foundation, The Lensic, Cancer Foundation for New Mexico, and Museum of New Mexico Foundation. In the corporate world he is a member of the Domino's Pizza board. Valerie tutors in the SFPS system, is a docent at the NM History Museum, is a past board member of Cancer Foundation of New Mexico and administers to chemo patients in the Christus St. Vincent Regional Cancer Center weekly.

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Jennifer Lea Kimball

 

Jenny Kimball received her law degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Licensed in both Texas and New Mexico, she moved to Santa Fe in 1989 after she was beckoned to the Land of Enchantment by family friends and prior owners of La Fonda on the Plaza, Sam and Ethel Ballen. Jenny practiced real estate law in Texas and New Mexico until 2000, until she was hired as president of ECMC Foundation, a nonprofit involved in educational issues throughout the United States. In 2007, Jenny became Chairman of the Board of La Fonda on the Plaza and still serves in this capacity, and she was recognized as a woman of influence by the New Mexico Business Weekly in 2011. In addition to her responsibilities at La Fonda, she has served on the boards of Southwestern Association of Indian Arts (SWAIA,) Cornerstones Community Partnerships and many other Santa Fe nonprofit boards. She is currently serving on the board of the Santa Fe Community Foundation, she is a commissioner for the New Mexico Tourism Commission, she serves on the board of the Santa Fe Botanical Garden, and she is a graduate of Leadership New Mexico.

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Mary Anne Larsen

 

Mary Anne Larsen is the retired owner of women’s clothing stores in Houston. She and her husband, Bruce, moved to Santa Fe in 1995. She was chair of the Santa Fe Festival Ballet. Mary Anne Larsen played a central role in negotiations to expand the Aspen Ballet of Colorado to Santa Fe-forming the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet and became chair of the group in Santa Fe. She has also served on the board of St. Vincent Hospital Foundation and was chair of Futures for Children. Mary Anne received a BA in History from Russell Sage College in Troy, N.Y. Early in her career she worked for the Girl Scouts of the USA in three locations (Boston, Chicago, and St. Louis.)

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Diane Martinez, Secretary

 

Diane Martinez is a native Northern New Mexican and is the Vice President of Human Resources and Administration for Presbyterian Medical Services, a position she has held since February 1994. She is responsible for all disciplines of human resource management and public relations, as well as the management of the PMS Foundation.

Prior to joining Presbyterian Medical Services, Diane spent 20 years with GTE Telecommunications Division, where she held a number of management positions in sales and marketing, business operations, and human resource management.

Diane holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from the University of Phoenix, with a certification in Human Resource Management. She is a member of the National Society of Human Resources Management and past President of the Northern New Mexico Human Resources Association.

Diane currently serves as an active member of Leadership New Mexico and serves on the Board of Trustees for Hospital Services Corporation, she continues to serve on the Board of Directors for the Spanish Colonial Art Society and the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art for the past nine years. Her passion for this art form originates from her heritage.

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Manuel J. Monasterio

 

Manuel is the Branch Manager of the UBS office in Santa Fe and he provides wealth management to clients, with a focus on trust and estate planning. Before joining UBS in 2008 Manuel was a Financial Advisor/Branch Manager at Wachovia Securities and A.G. Edwards. He also has international management experience. Manuel is on the board of the Santa Fe Estate Planning Council and runs the local Duke Alumni Club. Manuel was born in Bilbao, Spain and he and wife Rebecca have two children.

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Richard (Rick) Moore, Treasurer

 

Richard Moore is a Certified Public Accountant and owns the accounting practice of Moore & Associates in Santa Fe.  He has a Bachelor of Accountancy from New Mexico State University and became a Certified Public Accountant in July 1978. Prior to opening his own firm, he was an audit manager for Coopers & Lybrand in El Paso, Texas.  RIck has just completed his term on the Planned Giving Committee of the Civitan International Foundation. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Great Southwest Civitan Foundation and has been treasurer and governor of the Great Southwest Civitan District.  He is currently treasurer of the Great Southwest Civitan District Foundation. Rick joined the Santa Fe Community Foundation’s Finance Committee in 2003, and is active on its Audit Subcommittee.

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Beverly Morris

 

Biography Coming Soon.

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Elizabeth Rice

 

The first 22 years of my life were spent in the Texas public education system...please don't hold that against me.  The next 22 years were spent in the business world in both Texas and New Mexico where I worked gaining invaluable tools that ensured my success.  And in the midst of it rearing my favorite son.  The current 22 year phase is being spent in acquiring experience. The art of philanthropy being a major part while still rearing my son.  The next 22 year phase will be spent bringing it all into balance & working towards ascension.  Ascension should take part of the fifth phase.  Finis!

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Kenneth Romero

 

Kenneth Romero is a life-long resident of Santa Fe. He graduated from St. Michael’s High School in 1982 and earned a Bachelor of Accountancy from the College of Santa Fe in 1989. Kenneth has worked in the banking industry for 20 years. He is currently employed with New Mexico Bank & Trust as Senior Vice President-Business Banking.  Kenneth has served on several local nonprofit boards, including United Way of Santa Fe County, Girl Scouts-Sangre de Cristo Council and Youth Shelters & Family Services.

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Patricia (Tricia) Rosenberg

 

After a short banking career, Tricia Rosenberg became involved in building several boutique consulting firms in Chicago which specialized in their work with the financial industry. At the time, banking was undergoing major change and the firms specialized in helping banks, accounting firms, and brokerage firms prepare for the changes. The work included internal consulting, conducting executive management and sales management courses, national and regional conference speaking as well as teaching at a number of schools which specialized in banking in Pennsylvania, Louisiana and Wisconsin. Work took her to 40 states as well as several European countries for work with American Express. Tricia’s charitable work has included:  United Way, Chicago Arthritis Foundation, and 10 years as a board member for Association House of Chicago (the largest agency in Chicago handling a multitude of programs which served the Hispanic community). She also co-chaired the first capital campaign for the historic agency. Tricia has dedicated time to SFCF’s Governance Committee, Grants committee, and Nominating Sub-Committee.

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Brian Vallo

 

Brian Vallo is a member of the Pueblo of Acoma tribe and currently serves as the Director of the Indian Arts Research Center (IARC) at the School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe. He brings over 25 years of experience working with tribal groups throughout the country in areas of historic/cultural preservation, tourism, museum administration, development, marketing, and the arts. A former Lt. Governor, Director of Historic Preservation, and Founding Director of the Haakú Museum at Acoma, Brian remains closely connected to the culture and initiatives of his own community. A long-standing Board member of Santa Fe-based Chamiza Foundation and member of the Santa Fe Arts Commission, Brian has also been an active member of the Santa Fe Community Foundation's Native American Advised Endowment Fund since 2012. A self-taught artist, Brian enjoys creating paintings inspired by the cultural landscape of Acoma, and the environment of his second home, Santa Fe.