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Paul Halme

Paul is a graduate of UCLA and UC Hastings College of Law and an attorney who offices and lives in Solvang, California. His parents were friends with Consul Y. A. and Leonora Paloheimo since the 1940s. As a result, Paul knew the Paloheimos from the time he...

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Marilyn Mason PhD

Marilyn is an author, speaker and management consultant. An organizational psychologist, Marilyn specializes in executive leadership development and change management. A Dean with the Family Office Exchange Learning Academy and former faculty member of the...

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Linda Donnels

With a three decade career at George Washington University, Linda served in a variety of management positions culminating as Associate Vice President and Dean of Students. She has served on the Boards of Directors of numerous organizations including...

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Janet McKay

A graduate of Smith College, who obtained her J.D. from the University of New Mexico and has been practicing law for over thirty years. She is a partner in the respected law firm of Sommer, Udall, Sutin in Santa Fe. Over the years, Janet contributed her...

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Helena Ribe PhD

Helena is an international development economist and a retired senior executive from the World Bank. She holds a Masters and a Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University. She has co-authored a book and is a frequent speaker. She is a non-profit director and...

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Gloria Zamora

Gloria retired after 31 years at Sandia National Laboratories, where she was a manager in the Government Affairs Office. She is a member of the Special Libraries Association, an international information organization, in which she has held several offices,...

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Maria (Bunny) Huffman

Bunny grew up living abroad. She studied at the Sorbonne and graduated from Georgetown University in Languages and Linguistics. Her illustrations have been exhibited at the NM Museum of Art. For 16 years, her murals and design work were part of the...

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Elizabeth Manak, Co-President

Elizabeth Manak is a South Asia and nonproliferation specialist. In her thirty plus years with the Central Intelligence Agency, Elizabeth worked in a variety of positions both in the US and abroad. Most recently, she was an adviser to a US Embassy working...

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Pamela Phillips, Esq., Co-President

Pamela Phillips began her legal career as a federal prosecutor, working as an Assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorney’s Office in Philadelphia, Penn.  In 1979, she moved into private practice in San Francisco, California, where she spent the...

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Helena Ribe PhD, Treasurer

Helena is an international development economist and a retired senior executive from the World Bank. She holds a Masters and a Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University. She has co-authored a book and is a frequent speaker. She is a non-profit director and...

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J. Revell Carr

After 31 years at Mystic Seaport: The Museum of America and the Sea, with seven years as Chief Curator and 23 of as Director and President, Revell, who has degrees from Rutgers and the University of Pennsylvania, retired in 2001. Since then he has written...

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Dee Ann McIntyre

Dee Ann McIntyre retired from state legislative and lobbying career to Santa Fe where she serves on the board of the NM School for the Arts (NMSA.) She serves on the board of the Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation in Wichita KS and on the Advisory...

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Susan J. Tweit

Award-winning writer Susan J. Tweit is a plant biologist who began her career studying wildfires, grizzly bear habitat and sagebrush communities in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem before turning to writing when she discovered she loved telling the...

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Beverly Guy-Sheftall

Beverly Guy-Sheftall, PhD is founding director of the Women’s Research and Resource Center (since 1981) and Anna Julia Cooper Professor of Women’s Studies at Spelman College. She was for many years an adjunct professor at Emory University’s Institute for...

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