Foundation Staff

The Foundation works directly with individuals, corporations and other foundations to optimize their support of the National Hispanic Cultural Center. The staff is available to assist with recognition opportunities, sponsorship, planned giving, memberships and so much more!

Anna Villareal Sanchez
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Jessica Venegas
Rental, Sales & Administrative Coordinator
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Board of Trustees

The NHCC Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees listed below:

Executive Committee

  • Chairman
  • Anthony Trujillo
  • Holman’s USA, LLC
  • Past Chairman
  • Thomas Briones
  • Briones Business Law Consulting, PC
  • Vice-Chair
  • Janice Torrez
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of NM
  • Treasurer
  • Sam Baca
  • AUI
  • Secretary
  • Bill Miera
  • Fiore Industries


  • Rebecca Avitia
  • National Hispanic Cultural Center
  • Andrew Baca
  • ABBA Technologies
  • Sarah Brown
  • Brown & Brown Ventures LLC
  • LouAnne Byrd
  • Community Member
  • Gilberto Cardenas, PhD
  • Notre Dame Center for Arts & Culture
  • James M. Chavez
  • Sandia National Laboratories
  • Rob Del Campo, PhD
  • University of New Mexico
  • Yvett Vasquez Elias
  • Community Member
  • Beverly Gabaldon
  • Farm Credit Bureau of NM
  • John J. Kelly, Esq.
  • Law Office of John J. Kelly P.A.
  • Edward L. Lujan
  • Chair Emeritus
  • Vaadra Martinez
  • Intel Corporation
  • Brookes McIntyre
  • Community Member
  • Adrian Perez
  • Heritage Hotels
  • Ambassador Edward Romero
  • Chairman Ermeritus
  • Anna M. Sanchez
  • National Hispanic Cultural Center Foundation
  • Claudia Sanchez
  • New Mexico Mutual
  • Ed Schell
  • Swires CocaCola

Honorary Trustees

  • His Majesty: Don Felipe VI, King of Spain, Honorary President
  • Former Ambassador, Edward Romero
  • Former Senator Jeff Bingaman, Honorary Chair
  • Former Senator Tom Udall, Honorary Chair
  • Senator Martin Heinrich, Honorary Chair
  • Edward Lujan, Honorary Chair Emeritus
If you would like to reach the National Hispanic Cultural Center Staff, please go to the here
For a listing of the National Hispanic Cultural Center Board of Directors, visit here