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Teresa C. Gomez

President/CEO
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Teresa C. Gomez joined Futures for Children as President and CEO in August 2012. She has worked extensively with Tribal governments and various governmental agencies at the federal, state, and local level. She has been instrumental in building and strengthening Tribal-State relations and collaboration. Teresa has played a key role in major policy initiatives including the NM Tribal Infrastructure Act, State-Tribal Collaboration Act, and the Indian Education Act.

Teresa earned a Master's Degree in Political Science from the University of New Mexico. Her studies focused on Race and Ethnic Politics, with an emphasis on American Indian Politics. She co-authored "American Indian Women Leaders: Public Policy and the Importance of Gender and Ethnic Identity" which appeared in the journal - Women & Politics. Tribal Affliation: Isleta Pueblo.

Sue Casarez

Director of Finance
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Renee Paisano-Trujillo

Director of Programs
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Debby De La Rosa

Director of Program Administration
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Nancy O'Dell

Executive Assistant to the President/CEO
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Arthur (Tony) Burnette

Database Manager
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Patricia Herbert

Media Graphics and Communication Specialist
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Herbert Manheimer

Senior Regional Coordinator
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Winona Gishal

Program Associate
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Samantha Levantonio

Program Associate
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Paula Garcia

Program Associate
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Debra Kincaid

Accounting Assistant
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