A Warm Hello From Carla Romero!

Dear Friends and Partners,

Welcome to our new website. The new site comes at a time of great change in our world and at the Foundation. It was bittersweet to say goodbye to Wendy Lewis, our former Executive Director, as she stepped down after over ten years as our leader. We wish her well as she sets off on her exciting new adventures. And we thank her for her efforts advancing the work of the Foundation to build strong families and communities in New Mexico.

I am honored to begin a new chapter with the Foundation as I move from the role of Administrative Director to Interim Executive Director this fall. I appreciate the Board for trusting me with this appointment and look forward to working more closely with them during the transition. I also look forward to furthering the meaningful work of those that came before with the support of our incredible team of talented professionals. Their collective skills, commitment and talent are unmatched.

As we make our way through these challenging times, we are interested in continuing to learn and connect. The Foundation continues to remain dedicated to the people of our beloved state. Nuevo México is a place of resilience, strength, collaboration, and culture. For this I am grateful, as these qualities will play an important part of pandemic recovery efforts as well as help to address the serious inequities the pandemic has brought into focus.