Board of Trustees

Our Board of Trustees is governed by volunteers representing various regions of the diocese. With many years of experience in their respective fields, they bring multi-faceted expertise and perspectives that are invaluable to our work. We are very blessed to have such talented and experienced professionals supporting the Foundation’s mission.

Stan Sluder

Stan Sluder
Board President

Chief Lending Officer, Los Alamos National Bank
Our Lady of the Annunciation Parish, Albuquerque

John Heer, Esq.

John Heer, Esq.
Board VP/President Elect

Shareholder, Laflin, Pick & Heer, P.A.
Our Lady of the Annunciation Parish, Albuquerque

Sheila E. Brown

Sheila E. Brown
Board Secretary

Attorney, Retired
Santa Maria de la Paz Parish, Santa Fe

Gregory J. Edwards

Gregory J. Edwards
Board Treasurer

Chairman, CASS Holdings, LLC
Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, Santa Fe

Tony Strati

Tony Strati
Immediate Past President

CPA, Retired
Sangre de Cristo Parish, Albuquerque

Warren Akerson

Warren Akerson
Board Trustee

Investment Advisor, Edward Jones Co.
Prince of Peace Parish, Albuquerque

Peter T. Beaudette, MD

Peter T. Beaudette, MD
Board Trustee

Opthalmologist, Southwest Eyecare
Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Parish, Albuquerque

Larry Cheek

Larry Cheek
Board Trustee

Bank Executive (Retired)
Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis, Santa Fe

Breanna Contreras

Breanna Contreras
Board Trustee

Attorney, Bardacke Allison, LLP
Our Lady of the Annunciation Parish, Albuquerque

Fr. Edward Domme

Fr. Edward Domme
Board Trustee

Pastor, Our Lady of the Assumption Parish
Albuquerque

Gifford Davis

Gifford Davis
Board Trustee

Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager, US Bank
San Felipe de Neri Parish, Albuquerque

Dennis L. Garcia

Dennis L. Garcia
Board Trustee

Senior Vice President, Manager Treasury Management, US Bank
St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Rio Rancho

Laura Grady

Laura Grady
Board Trustee

Owner, Raylee Homes
San Ysidro Parish, Corrales

Tom Growney

Tom Growney
Board Trustee

Principal, Westmeath Investments
Prince of Peace Parish, Albuquerque

Jane Haher-Izquierdo, MD

Jane Haher-Izquierdo, MD
Board Trustee

Surgeon and Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, NYMC
Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, Santa Fe

Jim Hakeem

Jim Hakeem
Board Trustee

Realtor, Commercial Real Estate
Prince of Peace Parish, Albuquerque

Ron Hensley

Ron Hensley
Board Trustee

Real Estate Broker, Tier One Partners
St. Therese of the Infant Jesus Parish, Albuquerque

Annette Hayden, CPA

Annette Hayden, CPA
Board Trustee

Principal, Barraclough and Associates, P.C.
Holy Family Parish, Chimayo

Jim Higdon

Jim Higdon
Board Trustee

Investor
Cristo Rey Parish, Santa Fe

Scott Lardner

Scott Lardner
Board Trustee

President, Rocky Mountain Stone
Our Lady of the Annunciation Parish, Albuquerque

Kathie Leyendecker

Kathie Leyendecker
Board Trustee

Marketing and Public Relations, Retired
Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Albuquerque

Laurie Lynch Meyer

Laurie Lynch Meyer
Board Trustee

Corporate Executive, Retired
Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, Santa Fe

Gabriel Portillo

Gabriel Portillo
Board Trustee

Vice President, Berger Briggs Real Estate & Insurance, Inc.
Risen Savior Parish, Albuquerque

Don Rigali

Don Rigali
Board Trustee

Aerospace Consultant, Retired
Sangre de Cristo Parish, Albuquerque

Jennifer Riordan

Jennifer Riordan
Board Trustee

Vice President Community Relations, Wells Fargo Bank
Our Lady of the Annunciation Parish, Albuquerque