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.

Scott Lardner

Scott Lardner

Board Chair

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

Gabe Portillo

Gabe Portillo

Board Vice Chair

President/CEO, Berger Briggs Insurance & Risk Solutions
Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, Albuquerque

Ron Hensley

Ron Hensley

Board Secretary

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

Larry Cheek

Larry Cheek

Board Treasurer

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

Peter T. Beaudette, MD

Peter T. Beaudette, MD

Board Trustee

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

Lorena Chavez

Lorena Chavez

Board Trustee

Senior Business Development Officer, Capital CDC
St. Jude Thaddeus, Albuquerque

Breanna Contreras

Breanna Contreras

Board Trustee

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

Gifford Davis

Gifford Davis

Board Trustee

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

Gregory J. Edwards

Gregory J. Edwards

Board Trustee

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

Patrick Finley

Patrick Finley

Board Trustee

Partner – Retired, Glynn & Finley, LLP
Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, Santa Fe

Fr. Graham Golden

Fr. Graham Golden

Board Trustee

Pastor, 
Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary
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

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

Lauri Lynch Meyer

Lauri Lynch Meyer

Board Trustee

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

Steve Neel

Steve Neel

Board Trustee

Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Alternative Assets
St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Rio Rancho

Don Rigali

Don Rigali

Board Trustee

Aerospace Consultant, Retired
Sangre de Cristo Parish, Albuquerque

Lauri Roach

Lauri Roach

Board Trustee

Vice President Commercial Lending, Hillcrest Bank
Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, Albuquerque

Tony Strati

Tony Strati

Board Trustee

CPA, Retired
Sangre de Cristo Parish, Albuquerque

EX-OFFICIO TRUSTEE
Most Rev. John C. Wester

EMERITUS TRUSTEES
Michael L. Keleher
Ray Zimmer

HONORARY MEMORIAM
Warren Akerson
Al Arrigoni
Marie Hillerman
Manuel Lujan Jr.
Jennifer Riordan