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Our Staff

Percy Anderson

Civic Engagement Associate

Zoe Barker

Lands & Water Advocate

Arturo Castillo

Director of Culture & Equity

Hayden Cuffman

Program Associate

Cloe Dickson

Communications Manager

Demis Foster

Chief Executive Officer

Michael Jensen

Communications Specialist

Samantha Kao

Climate & Energy Director

Stéphanie Lefebvre

Business Administration Manager

Liz Lee

Vice President of Philanthropy

John Martinez

Campaigns & Civic Engagement Director

Doug Meiklejohn

Water Quality & Land Restoration Advocate

Gina Montoya

Community Membership Manager  

Greg Peters

Vice President of Programs

Steven Romero

Chief Financial Officer

Jeff Sims

Content Manager

Molly Taylor

Chief Operating Officer

Our Board

Mary A. Laraia

CVNMEF Board Director

Chris Ford

CVNMEF Board Treasurer

Tannis Fox

CVNMEF Board Vice President

Larry McDaniel

CVNMEF Board Director

Nadine Padilla

CVNMEF Board Director

Charles de Saillan

CVNMEF Board Secretary

Oriana Sandoval

CVNMEF Board President

Our Consultants

Staci Golar

Special Projects Consultant

Everette Hill


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The Staff at CVNM Education Fund are passionate about New Mexico’s resources, representation, and connecting people to their civic power. Check out our job opportunities to see if your passions can align with your work.

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