2019-2020 Development Board

The Mission of the Development Board is to raise resources to support and promote excellence in education.

Development Board 2019


Board President - Michelle Merrell-Garcia, Amberhaven Foundation
Board Vice-President - Ruth Huning-Gonzales, Huning Limited Partnership
Daniel Aguilar, Keter Plastics
Leslie Blea, Lone Mountain Contracting
Theresa Chavez, BNSF
Sonya Corrao-Moya, Presbyterian Health Plan
Penny Griego, Ribbons & Lace Floral Design
Donna Holliday, PNM
Michael Hoodless, Nusenda Credit Union
Tom & Nelda Lobb
Florence Madrid, Niagara Water
Jan Pacifico, Tomé Gallery
Yvonne Sanchez, Rio Grande Financial Network
Michael Sedillo, Wells Fargo Bank
Joseph Starr, Walmart Distribution Center
Charles Tabet, SanBar Construction
Eloisa Tabet, Liaison for UNM-Valencia Advisory Board


Office of Planning & Development

UNM-Valencia Campus

280 La Entrada Rd.

Los Lunas, N.M. 87031


Brittany Padilla

Development & Donor Relations Manager




Carolina Aguirre

Contracts & Grants

Office of Planning & Development

Sr. Program Manager