Erika Campos, Chair, heads Strategic Planning and Business Development for CHRISTUS St. Vincent, Northern New Mexico’s largest private employer and health system. She recently graduated from the CHRISTUS Health Leadership & Ethics Academy. She has served in various management roles for companies in New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, California, Oklahoma and Maryland in Marketing Communications, Research & Planning. Erika holds a BSBA from the University of Richmond and served as an officer in the US Army Reserves. Locally, she has served on the Board of Women’s Health Services, the Santa Fe County Health Planning and Policy Commission, and as a Quality New Mexico Examiner. In addition to Homewise, she is currently on the Board of the Interfaith Community Shelter.
Dee Walsh, Vice Chair, is the Chief Operating Officer for Network for Oregon Affordable Housing where she oversees operations, resource development and communications, and coordinates the implementation of a new strategic plan to grow and expand loan products and programs. Dee previously served as an Executive Vice President for the Housing Partnership Network (HPN), overseeing membership, peer learning, governance, policy and internal operations. Prior to HPN, Dee spent 22 years as the Executive Director of REACH Community Development, a leading regional nonprofit housing developer and owner serving the Portland metro area. She was also an adjunct professor and served on the advisory board at Portland State University’s Center for Real Estate. Dee holds a Masters degree in Urban Planning from the University of Washington and a certificate from Harvard University for the Achieving Excellence in Community Development program.
Andy Spingler, Treasurer, is the founder and Member of The Focal Point LLC, which has offices in Oakland, New York, Dallas and Santa Fe. The Focal Point is this country’s premier trial strategy and graphics consulting firm. Since 1989, Mr. Spingler has specialized in working with trial lawyers in complex cases to find ways to make those cases easier to understand and, as a result, more persuasive to juries. Prior to the company’s founding, Mr. Spingler worked in the public accounting and consulting field. He has spoken and published on the subject of visual communication in the courtroom for the ABA, Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB), the California Judges Association, and numerous law firms. He is a CPA and holds a BA in Business Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Anne P. Messbarger-Eguia, Secretary, is the Founder and Owner of Anne Messbarger-Eguia Strategy Consulting, an independent consulting firm offering strategic planning support for small and mid-sized organizations. Prior to founding her consulting firm, Anne spent 22 years with CHRISTUS Health, most recently as the Senior Systems Director of Strategy, Research, and Innovation. Anne holds a BA in Spanish/English from the University of Illinois and an MA in Hispanic Literature from the University of Texas. She also holds a Master of Public Affairs from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas. Anne currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Ettling Center for Civic Leadership and is a past Board Member for Visitation House Ministries and CHRISTUS Muguerza Health System.
Teresa Leger de Fernandez, Member at Large, has served as General Counsel to several Native American Tribes and their business enterprises for over 23 years. Her work ranges from financing to protecting sacred sites to negotiating renewable energy development, and includes the development of the legal, legislative, business, economic and physical infrastructure for sovereigns and businesses. She has received Presidential appointments from both President Obama and President Clinton. She started her academic career in the first Headstart class in New Mexico, went on to graduate from Yale and receive her J.D., with distinction, from Stanford Law School. She is the founder of Leger Law & Strategy, LLC, a dynamic law firm focusing on projects that beneficially impact our communities.
Agnes Noonan, Member at Large, is the President of WESST, a statewide economic development organization and Community Development Financial Institution in New Mexico which helps people start and grow their own business. She has over 35 years’ experience in small business development and management. Previously, she served as the Executive Director of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt, where she worked with local, regional, and international agencies on issues relating to economic development. In Costa Rica, she served as a small business consultant for the United States Peace Corps, working with a variety of small, locally based businesses. Ms. Noonan holds a B.A. in Political Science from Berea College and an M.A. in International Affairs with a concentration in Latin American Business and Economics from The George Washington University. She is a past award recipient of the SBA’s Women’s Business Advocate of the Year, the New Mexico Business Hall of Fame and Top-Performing CEOs.
Dr. Shelle VanEtten de Sanchez, Member at Large, is a business owner, organizer, educator, creative facilitator, and optimist living happily with her family in the Barelas neighborhood of Albuquerque. She has more than 25 years of professional experience and leadership in arts, culture, education, and entrepreneurship in a variety of spaces including classrooms, higher education, distance education, cultural institutions, entrepreneurship, nonprofits, and community programs. She has a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Education, and a B.A. in Spanish and French from the University of New Mexico. Currently, Dr. Sanchez is the owner and principal consultant at Collaboristic, LLC, working on initiatives and projects that sit at compelling intersections of arts, education, and community.
Paul Vogel, Member at Large, has served as a consultant to the retail real estate industry for more than 50 years, providing market research services and counseling to a wide range of clients including retailers, real estate investment trusts, developers, and financial institutions. Much of Mr. Vogel’s work was accomplished during his near 40 year tenure as founder and President of Chicago-based Realty Development Research, Inc. Now semi-retired, Mr. Vogel is currently a Senior Vice President at the company with which he merged his practice – Annapolis, MD based SiteWorks Retail Real Estate Services. Mr. Vogel holds a BA in geography and economics from Hunter College – City University of New York. After service in the U.S. Army, Mr. Vogel did graduate work in business at Baruch College, also City University of New York. He is a member of the Zia Chapter of Lambda Alpha, an honorary society for the advancement of land economics. Mr. Vogel is presently an Emeritus Board member at Chicago-based Sarah’s Circle, an organization providing housing and other services to homeless women on the City’s North Side.
Katherine Ulibarri, Member at Large, has served as Vice President for Finance & Operations at Central New Mexico Community College since 2007. In this role, she serves as the CFO for the college and oversees a diverse range of operations including strategic planning, finance, accounting, construction and maintenance, and human resources. With more than 34 years of experience, she has previously served in leadership roles at the NM Higher Education Department, Albuquerque Public Schools, and the University of New Mexico. Ms. Ulibarri is also the president of K. Ulibarri Consulting LLC, which provides management consulting to leaders seeking implementation strategies designed to transform organizational visions into reality. She holds a BBA and MPA from the University of New Mexico. She is a founding board member of CNM Ingenuity, Inc., and serves as Treasurer of the New Mexico Finance Authority.