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Who We Are: Board of Directors

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Ana Marie Argilagos

 

As President and CEO of Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP), Ana Marie has paved the way to usher in a new generation of philanthropy that aims for an inclusive democracy. Her trajectory continues to be a testament to her entrepreneurial spirit as she leads HIP into a new era of philanthropy. Ana Marie’s career across the nonprofit, government and social sectors is a direct reflection of her thoughtful curiosity to bridge diverse agendas. She has held positions at the Ford Foundation, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, UnidosUS, the Annie E. Casey Foundation, and even spent time as a professor at New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service.

Ana Marie received her master’s degree in public administration from Harvard University and her bachelor’s degree in international relations from American University. She divides her time between Washington, DC, and Santa Fe, NM, where she lives with her husband Rodger Boyd, and their cat Alfie. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her daughter Alexia and spending time with her family in Puerto Rico.
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Stuart Ashman

 

Stuart Ashman is a cultural ambassador who has worked in the arts in New Mexico and internationally for over 35 years. He was raised in Matanzas and Havana, Cuba before his family relocated to New York, where he attended the City University of New York, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Photography and Fine Art. His additional studies include graduate work at the Rochester Institute of Technology and personal interactions on his photography with Minor White and Paul Caponigro. He was also selected to participate in the Getty’s Museum Leadership Institute.

Stuart currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the International Folk Art Alliance. Previously, he served as Executive Director & Chief Curator of the Center for Contemporary Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico. His experience includes postings as President and CEO of the Museum of Latin American Art; Director of the New Mexico Museum of Art; Executive Director of the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art; and an appointment by the Governor as Cabinet Secretary of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs where he served for two Gubernatorial terms. He also served as Expert Consultant for the United States Peace Corps, and Expert Speaker for the US State Department. He serves as Vice-Chair of the Richardson Center for Global Engagement, the Board of Directors of Paul Allen’s Flying Heritage and Combat Armor Museum and the Santa Fe County Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board. He has published numerous articles and exhibition catalogues and co-authored “Photography New Mexico” in 2009, “Abstract Art” in 2003 and “Harlistas Cubanos” in 2006.
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Beth Beloff, Board Chair

 

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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Dr. Letitia Chambers

 

Dr. Letitia Chambers began her career as an educator in state and local education agencies in Oklahoma and New Mexico. She then moved to Washington DC where she worked for the staff of the United States Senate, rising in 1979 to become the first woman to be staff director of a major standing committee of the Senate. She then moved to the private sector where she was CEO of a Washington DC based public policy consulting firm for over twenty years. She returned to public service on two occasions, taking a leave of absence in 1996 to serve as the US Representative to the United Nations General Assembly, a position of ambassadorial rank appointed by President Clinton, and again in 2004 when she became head of the higher education agency for the state of New Mexico.

Combining her interests in art collecting and her career as a business executive, in 2009 Chambers was named CEO of the Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona from which she retired in 2012. Throughout her career she has served on numerous Boards of Directors, including the Adams National Bank in Washington DC, Stratego Invest in the Czech Republic, and numerous nonprofit organizations in DC. She also served for 10 years as a Trustee of the Institute of American Indian Arts, was a founding Director and Board Vice Chair of the Vermont College of Fine Arts, and she was a founding Director and Board Chair of the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries and Museums. Chambers now lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico with her husband, the Honorable Peter Smith, former US Congressman from Vermont. In Santa Fe, she has served on several Boards of not-for-profit organizations, and she has curated several art exhibits for the Museum of Indian Art and Culture and the Santa Fe Botanical Garden; she has also Chaired the Botanical Garden Board. She is the author of the book Clearly Indigenous: Native Visions Reimagined in Glass, which was published by the Museum of New Mexico Press in 2021.
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Susan M. Coliton

 

Susan M. Coliton is a respected philanthropy executive who has had an active career across the nation. Her reputation was built during her 15 years leading the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation’s philanthropic programs, enhanced with years of consulting for many nonprofit organizations. Sue is a senior consultant with Luma Consulting, where she offers strategic counsel to philanthropists, foundations, and nonprofits to help them deepen their impact in the communities they serve. Prior to joining the Allen Foundation, Sue directed the west coast office of the New York-based Nonprofit Finance Fund, designed corporate giving programs for Gap, Inc., and worked as a visual arts specialist at the National Endowment for the Arts. She was a gubernatorial appointment on the Washington State Arts Commission, where she served as Chair; she also served as Board Chair of Philanthropy Northwest, a regional association of grant makers. She currently serves on the Board of the Washington Research Foundation, a Seattle-based investor and grantmaker in the life-sciences, and of the Outpost Performance Center, an Albuquerque jazz performance space.

Sue fell in love with New Mexico more than a decade ago when she managed a philanthropic project at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science about Microsoft’s early years in Albuquerque. She provided invaluable leadership while serving as the Santa Fe Community Foundation’s Interim President & CEO from September 2020 through July 2021.
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Patricia Marcus Curtis

 

Patricia Marcus Curtis has served on the Board of the Santa Fe Community Foundation for two years, this past year as Board Secretary and Co-Chair of the Governance Committee. She is an ongoing member of the Executive Committee, current Chair of the Governance Committee, member of the Ends and Nominating Committees, ad hoc CEO-Search Committee, and the Transition Task Force. Referencing best practices observed in corporate environments as one of the first executive coaches in the SF Bay Area, Patricia enjoys engaging in nonprofits with a collaborative orientation toward organizational process and development, board governance, and community outreach. Prior to launching a successful independent consulting practice in Silicon Valley, she discovered a niche for services centered on organizational development, senior executive leadership, and intra-corporate communications in her work as a Vice President and Senior Consultant in the San Jose office of Drake Beam Morin. Formerly, she was Director of Research with ORI, Inc., a retainer based executive search firm in Boston, MA.

Patricia is a member of the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival Advisory Council and past member of their Board of Directors, Executive, and Governance Committees. She has served on the Board of Trustees of Desert Academy as Chair of the Outreach Program, Board of Trustees and Executive Committee of the Santa Fe Art Institute, and the Board of Directors, Chair of the Programs and Policies Committee, for A Better Way, in Oakland, CA. Patricia holds a B.A. in Psychology from Stanford University, and Ed.M. in Counseling and Consulting Psychology from Harvard University. She is an Associate Member of the American Psychological Association, and the APA Society for Humanistic Psychology. She also enjoys a studio practice for painting, printmaking, drawing, hand-made books, and photography, creating multi-media series of related images referencing nature. Her study of art has included a residency at the Vermont Studio Center, painting intensives at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass, CO, and workshops at the San Francisco Art Institute, California College of Art, and UC Berkeley.

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William Finnoff, Vice-Chair

 

William was born and spent his early years in Denver, then later attended high school in Steamboat Springs Colorado. After graduating from high school, he spent a number of years working on oil drilling rigs and mines in Colorado, Wyoming and Alaska. He resumed his education after this period, first learning German, then studying at the Ludwig Maximillians Universitaet in Munich, where he received both undergraduate and PhD degrees in mathematics. After university, he worked for a number of years in Germany, first at the Ifo Institute for Economic Research then in the Central Research Department of Siemens A.G., doing research on various problems in finance, economics, plant control and medical imaging. He then returned to the United States and spent the next twenty years doing financial and economic research at a number of different financial institutions. In 2008 he left the financial world to found, together with one of his brothers, Finnoff Aviation Products, a company that develops, certifies and sells aftermarket components for civil aviation aircraft. William is still an active researcher and has numerous publications in the areas of mathematics, economics, machine learning and statistical methodology.

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Javier Gonzales

 

Javier Gonzales, a Santa Fe native, is the Vice President and Chief Development Officer of the Christus St. Vincent Hospital Foundation and was the Mayor of Santa Fe from 2014-2018. He is also a past member of the Board of Regents at New Mexico Highlands University and New Mexico State University.

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Bud Hamilton

 

Bud Hamilton attended DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana. Upon completing the BA requirements in 1964 as a Phi Beta Kappa, Bud went on to get his MBA at Harvard. Upon graduation from HBS in 1966, he joined the Procter & Gamble Company where he was employed for the next 37 years in various executive positions in Sales, Marketing, General Management. In the latter years of his career Bud served as President Eurocos (P&G Fine Fragrance Subsidiary), Vice President Customer Marketing North America, Vice President Customer Business Development North America, Vice President Global Innovation.

Bud has broad board experience in both the national/international for-profit and local not-for-profit worlds. He is past Chair of the Promotion Marketing Association of America and served on the Domino's Pizza board (2005-2016). In Santa Fe, he is past Vice Chair of The School for Advanced Research and currently serves on the boards of Santa Fe Community Foundation, Lensic Performing Arts Center, Cancer Foundation for New Mexico (Chair), Museum of New Mexico Foundation, Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center, St. Vincent Hospital Support, and Santa Fe Regional Airport Advisory.
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Emily Haozous

 

Dr. Haozous is a Santa Fe native and an enrolled member of the Chiricahua Fort Sill Apache Tribe. She is a Research Scientist with the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation. She earned her PhD and MSN in oncology nursing from Yale University, and her BA in Music from University of California, Santa Cruz. Emily has served on multiple Boards, including the Breast Cancer Resource Center and the Changing Woman Initiative. She is pleased to serve on the Native American Advised Endowed Fund; established by her grandfather, Allan Houser, in 1993. This fund at the Santa Fe Community Foundation continues to grow and enhance Native lifeways by supporting community initiatives.

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Rick Herrman

 

Rick has over four decades of experience in operations, accounting, finance, strategic planning/budgeting and organizational development. His career includes public accounting, commercial and investment banking, investment management, and over two decades as founder and managing member of a private equity firm. His lifelong commitment to the environment and education culminated in service as Executive Director for a 507 acre nature center and 20 acre botanical garden (www.cdri.org). Rick has served on over 30 corporate boards and eight nonprofit boards. He and his wife Margaret moved to Santa Fe in 2018 and have two adult sons and a grandson. He holds a BBA, MBA and is a CPA (retired). Rick enjoys hiking, volunteering with various nonprofits, flying, and having dinner with friends.

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Deborah Holloway, Vice-Chair

 

Relationships, structure and communication have been the common threads in Deborah Holloway’s life and career, expressed through journalism, family systems therapy, and professional philanthropy. After a decade in Germany, writing for Opera News and training as a psychotherapist, she and her family returned to the US, where she became the first professional Director of the Seabury Foundation, a mid-size family foundation in Chicago. Deborah helped design and implement a 6-year place-based neighborhood initiative, established a local Leadership Forum, and led the Seabury family strategic planning process. She served on the Board of the Donors Forum of Chicago (now Forefront), chaired its Family Foundations Committee, and made frequent presentations on philanthropy, both locally and at Council on Foundations conferences. Deborah serves in rotation as a Trustee and Officer of the Seabury Foundation. She has applied her skill as a facilitator and consultant with foundations, families and nonprofits in Chicago and Santa Fe. She served on the Women of Distinction Committee at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum and is a member of the Advisory Board of the Kokrobitey Institute in Ghana.

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Diane Martinez

 

Diane Martinez is Vice President of Human Resources and Administration with Presbyterian Medical Services (PMS) and based at their corporate headquarters in Santa Fe. In addition to Human Resources, Diane manages the functions of public relations, marketing, and fundraising for the organization. Prior to joining PMS in 1994, Diane held Human Resources management positions with GTE Telecommunications. Born and raised in New Mexico, Diane has long been active in community affairs, serving on a wide variety of boards including the Spanish Colonial Arts Society, the Governor's Children of Legacy Fund, the PMS Foundation, and Hospital Services Corporation. Diane earned her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Management and is a graduate of Leadership New Mexico. She and her husband, Ron, are the proud parents of two grown sons.

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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 his wife Rebecca have two children.

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Dolly Naranjo Neikrug

 

Dolly Naranjo Neikrug, a Santa Clara native, is the past Principal of the San Ildefonso Day School and of the Santa Clara Day School. Her community activities include board service for the Northern New Mexico Children’s Choir, Santa Fe 4-H, and the United Way of Santa Fe. She currently also serves on the Board of Regents of the Museum of New Mexico and the Board of Trustees for the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian.

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Leslie Nathanson Juris

 

Leslie Nathanson Juris is President of Nathanson/Juris Consulting in Santa Fe, NM and was a founding managing director of the Roberts, Nathanson & Wolfson Consulting Group in Chicago. Her consultation emphasizes the implementation of strategy and the development of practices and cultures that help organizations manage complex change. She helps everyone from boards of directors and chief executives to frontline employees, and family members in family businesses learn behaviors that support high-performing climates: leadership, team building, cultural transformation, and conflict resolution.

Leslie advises executives in a wide range of industries, including family-owned businesses, healthcare, professional service, media, hospitality, major financial institutions, large and small manufacturing organizations, universities, and museums. Her recent assignments focus on advising CEOs and their top teams as they negotiate increasingly difficult economic and competitive conditions and working with families who are transitioning governance or wealth from one generation to the next.Leslie lives in Santa Fe, NM where she continues consulting and spends her time and energy on the Boards of NDI-NM, an organization that helps children believe in themselves, and Tomorrows Women (Emeritus), an organization that brings teenage girls from Israel and Palestine to actively work for peace. Leslie has sat on several corporate boards over the years, most recently the board of Ameristar Casinos for 10 years and the Los Alamos National Bank (now Enterprise Bank and Trust). Leslie served as a Director to the New Mexico Finance Authority from July 2019 until September 2021. She was appointed as Director of the Board to City Different Investments in January of 2021. Presently she is on the Board of the Santa Fe Community Foundation. Leslie holds a BS degree from Tufts University, an MA from Northwestern University, and a PhD in organizational behavior from the Kellogg School, Northwestern University.
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Dolores Overton, Treasurer

 

Dolores Overton brings with her an extensive financial background in banking and accounting as a senior Vice President at First National 1870. She is a current board member of the St. Vincent Hospital Foundation, the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, and former board member of Girls, Inc. of Santa Fe.

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Helena Ribe

 

Helena Ribe is an international development economist, retired from the World Bank where she worked for three decades. She is now a non-profit director and is active in community and cultural activities. She was born in Colombia and is a US citizen. She holds a BA from Universidad de los Andes, and a Masters and PhD in Economics from Yale University. She devoted her career to reduce poverty and improve social and economic development. She has worked with policymakers, academics, civil society organizations and communities all over the world. She authored several World Bank Publications, including her book (coauthored): “From Right to Reality: Incentives, Labor Markets and the Challenge of Universal Social Protection in Latin America and the Caribbean,” which has been widely quoted. She had several managerial positions in the World Bank. Her last assignment was as manager of the Social Protection program in Latin America and the Caribbean. Previously, she worked in the World Bank's research and strategy Departments where she helped shape the Bank's approach to poverty reduction, and managed the World Bank’s program of studies, technical assistance and financing of Health, Education and Social Protection in Southern and West Africa and in Central America.

Helena is now a nonprofit director and is involved in community and cultural activities in Santa Fe and in Washington DC. She is a founding board member and Treasurer of WISC (Women International Study Center), a board member and Vice-Chair of WOLA (Washington Office for Human Rights in Latin America), a board member of the Santa Fe Community Foundation, of GoPhilantropic Foundation, and of the International Folk Art Market (IFAM), where she chairs the Artist Development Committee. She is a member of the International Women's Forum in New Mexico and has been a Board member, a member of the Nominations Committee and Program Committee Chair. She is also in the Advisory Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts and in the Grants Committee of the Santa Fe Community Foundation. Previously she was a Board member of KSFR, the United World College in Costa Rica, the Desert Chorale and Pro-Mujer International. Helena loves and collects folk art and has been a volunteer with IFAM, supporting artists through the Mentor to Market program.
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Patricia 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.

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Dolores E. Roybal

 

Dolores E. Roybal, a native New Mexican and resident of the Espanola Valley, has extensive experience in the nonprofit and philanthropic sector, including her 15-year leadership role as executive director of Con Alma Health Foundation (retired May 2021). Dolores has served as a member and officer of numerous local and national boards such as the New Mexico Association of Grantmakers, U.S.-Mexico Border Philanthropy Partnership, Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP), and Grantmakers In Health (GIH).

A recognized subject expert, she has extensive local, national, and international public speaking experience on topics related to health equity, board governance, and social policy. Additionally, she has taught graduate and undergraduate courses on policy, planning, and administration, social change, research methods, and grantwriting/grants management, among others. Dolores has an MSW (Master of Social Work) degree with a concentration in Community Services and Social Planning, and a PhD in organizational behavior and development with a focus on philanthropy, nonprofit management and the nonprofit sector.
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Nancy Steedman

 

Nancy Steedman’s professional career started with seven years as a Financial Management Consultant in the Oilfield sector, followed by many years as a community volunteer, serving as Treasurer and Board Chair for numerous nonprofit organizations. Nancy then re-entered the workforce and brought her nonprofit CFO expertise and passion to nonprofits in Colorado Springs, Denver and Santa Fe. A family move to Santa Fe in 2018 proved a welcome change from Denver traffic. Nancy has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Carleton College and Masters in Business Administration from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University.

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A. Dion Silva

 

Born and raised in Taos, New Mexico, A. Dion Silva is currently Enterprise Bank and Trust’s President - Santa Fe Region (formerly Los Alamos National Bank). Now celebrating his 20th Anniversary with Enterprise Bank and Trust, he has served in many roles including consumer, mortgage, commercial, construction and land development lending, marketing, and business and community development. He has also used his knowledge to benefit the community as a member of the Santa Fe Mayor's Advancing Affordable Housing and Livable Neighborhoods Advisory Group.

He is currently on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Cancer Foundation for New Mexico, Treasurer of the Board of Directors for Assistance Dogs of the West and a board member of Communities In Schools. His priorities are to assist with youth, education, health care and economic development as a volunteer at The Santa Fe Children’s Museum, The Food Depot, Gerard’s House, CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), and Santa Fe Community Foundation’s NextGen. He is a “puppy raiser” and helps to train assistance dogs. His current dog is Gigi. Dion Silva holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance from New Mexico State University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering.
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Justin Talbot Zorn

 

Justin Talbot Zorn is a Santa Fe-based writer and policymaker. He has served as Legislative Director to three Members of Congress, as a Fulbright Scholar focused on improving long-term planning in government, and as an opinion contributor to publications, including The Washington Post, Time, Newsweek, Harvard Business Review, The Guardian, The Atlantic, Wired, The Nation, Foreign Policy, and CNN. He is a Truman National Security Fellow, a Senior Adviser to the Center for Economic and Policy Research, and communications and policy consultant for a variety of economic, environmental, civil rights, and science think tanks and advocacy groups. As a member of the Santa Fe community, Justin has been active in efforts with city government, statewide nonprofits, and youth-led activist organizations, including passage of community solar legislation and the Verde Fund for sustainability and equity. Justin is working on a book on the psychology and politics of the attention economy, forthcoming from HarperCollins. He holds graduate degrees in international relations and public policy from Oxford University and Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. He lives in the San Mateo neighborhood with his wife, Meredy, and three young children, Tierra, Saraya, and Jai.

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Marcos Zubia, Secretary

 

Marcos Zubia was born and raised in Santa Fe NM. He is a graduate of the Western State School of Banking with his bachelor’s degree. He had a 15-year career as a respected banking professional where he held many positions in operations and sales; most recently as Vice President. He is currently a multi-million dollar producing real estate broker with JAM Real Estate Experts at Keller Williams Realty Santa Fe.

He is currently the Director of Development for Esperanza Shelter a local domestic violence agency. Marcos is the board secretary for the Santa Fe Community Foundation and a member of the NextGen Philanthropy Group. In 2017, he was recognized as 10 Who Made a Difference by the Santa Fe New Mexican for his work with Esperanza Shelter. In 2019, he received the Muchisimas Gracias award by the Mayor of Santa Fe as part of their Mayors Give Back Ball for his work and desire to make a difference in the community through his philanthropy involvement.