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
  • Thomas Briones
  • Briones Business Law Consulting, PC
  • Past Chairman
  • Adrian Perez
  • Heritage Hotels
  • Vice-Chair
  • Anthony Trujillo
  • Holman’s USA, LLC
  • 2nd Vice Chair
  • Sarah Brown
  • Brown & Brown Ventures LLC
  • Secretary
  • Bill Miera
  • Fiore Industries


  • Beverly Gabaldon
  • Farm Credit Bureau of NM
  • Rebecca Avitia
  • National Hispanic Cultural Center
  • Andrew Baca
  • ABBA Technologies
  • Sam Baca
  • AUI
  • LouAnne Byrd
  • Community Member
  • Gilberto Cardenas, PhD
  • Notre Dame Center for Arts & Culture
  • James M. Chavez
  • Sandia National Laboratories
  • 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
  • Ambassador Edward Romero
  • Chairman Ermeritus
  • Anna M. Sanchez
  • National Hispanic Cultural Center Foundation
  • Janice Torrez
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of NM
  • Ed Schell
  • Swires CocaCola
  • Yvett Vasquez Elias
  • Community Member
  • Claudia Sanchez
  • New Mexico Mutual
  • Rob Del Campo, PhD
  • University of New Mexico

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
  • Former Senator Pete V. Domenici, Honorary Chair
  • Senator Martin Heinrich, Honorary Chair
  • Edward Lujan, Honorary Chair Emeritus
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For a listing of the National Hispanic Cultural Center Board of Directors, visit here