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					                    AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF
                      UNIVERSITY WOMEN
                       Santa Fe Branch, Inc.
                              FOUNDED IN 1933


AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education,
and research.

In principle and in practice, AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership.
There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the
basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin,
disability, or class.

                   For current information about the
 Santa Fe Branch Programs and Public Policy issues, visit our web site at:


   This yearbook is intended for the personal use of members and branch
   business and shall not be used for any commercial business purposes
                     TABLE OF CONTENTS

SANTA FE BRANCH AAUW                            3
SANTA FE BOARD MEETINGS                         5
MISSION STATEMENTS                              13
NATIONAL AAUW                                   14
ROCKY MOUNTAIN REGIONAL AAUW                    16
AAUW STATE AWARDS                               16
SANTA FE BRANCH AWARDS                          16
LAWMAKERS’ NAMES & ADDRESSES                    21

                          SANTA FE BRANCH AAUW
The Santa Fe Branch has been actively involved in promoting equity for women
through education for 75 years.

Careers and Curiosity is the exciting program for elementary school children to explore
non-traditional careers with hands-on experience. A one day presentation has grown from
participation at one school to two schools per year. Women who utilize math and science
in their work are featured...scientists, police personnel, museum curators, plumbers and
carpenters are some of the careers represented.

Santa Fe AAUW has made it possible for middle school girls to participate in Expanding
Your Horizons. This is a hands-on science program sponsored by the Network for
Women in Science in Los Alamos.

While AAUW is politically non-partisan, there is an active Public Policy program in
which we co-sponsor candidate forums, including school board and city elections to state
and national elections. Members of the Branch also lobby the State Legislature on such
issues as adequate funding for Santa Fe public schools and teacher salaries, pay equity for
women, and eradication of domestic violence.

AAUW members participate in pay equity, eradication of domestic violence, affordable
housing, education rallies and other political events which promote AAUW's mission.
Branch members have played a role in Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build. Another
local organization which has enjoyed our support is Girls, Inc. It encourages girls from
diverse economic and ethnic backgrounds to be Strong, Smart and Bold.

The Branch has established an endowment fund at the University of New Mexico. It
provides a scholarship in the amount of $2000 to a Santa Fe County woman returning to
graduate school.

                       SANTA FE BRANCH MEETINGS
Santa Fe Branch Membership Meetings are described in detail in the Branch Newsletter.
Regular monthly meetings are usually on the first Wednesday of each month, September
through June. Check the listing below for locations, or visit our web site www.aauw- for current information. Before meetings, a group meets informally at a restaurant
near the meeting place at 5:00 pm (no reservations required). Members are encouraged to
bring guests. The meetings begin at 6:30 pm. Any changes to this schedule will be
announced in the Branch Newsletter, by telephone or by email, and on the web site.

               SANTA FE BRANCH CALENDAR 2008 – 2009
                             (Programs subject to change)

September 13, 2008 Membership Tea 10:00 a.m. Estancia Primera Clubhouse

September 17, 2008 AAUW and League of Women Voters film showing ―Iron Jawed
Angels‖ story of how women got the vote; NM Film Museum (old Cocteau theatre)
staring Hillary Swank 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Receptions at 1:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

September 27, 2008 NM Women Authors Book Festival 10:00 a.m. NM Museum
Foundation Museum Hill

October 1, 2008 AAUW and League of Women Voters Women’s Voter Forum: social,
health care, family leave, child care and pay equity issues among others 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Warehouse 21 across from Site Santa Fe on Paso de Peralta

October 25, 2008 Fund raiser: Branch 75th birthday party Billie Schaumberg 30-year
member of AAUW Santa Fe 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Estancia Primera Clubhouse

November 5, 2008 Cheryl Rofer retired Los Alamos scientist non-Proliferation of
nuclear weapons 6:30 p.m. Dinner 5:00 and meeting Hotel Santa Fe

December 7, 2008 Santa Fe Community Orchestra 2:30 p.m. FREE at the St. Francis
Auditorium. Lunch at the La Fonda 1:00 p.m.

January 10, 2009 Wheelwright Museum Docent Tour 10:30 a.m. Museum Hill
Bobbie Gutierrez Santa Fe Public Schools Superintendent Lunch Museum Hill Café
12:30 p.m.

January 22, 2009 Choice Day – rally at the East side of the Capitol 10:00 a.m.

Feb. 8, 2009 Legislative Day potluck 5:00 p.m. Santa Fe Skies RV Park off Hwy 14.
See the state newsletter, The Roadrunner, for more details.

March 4, 2009 Shari Cassutt (travelog of China). Both dinner (5:00 p.m.) and meeting
(6:30 p.m.) at Yummy Café at 1616 St. Michaels Dr. (next to the CCA Theatre).

April 1, 2009 Scholarship recipient Rachel Friedman Nomination of Officers Santa
Fe Community College 6:30 p.m. Dinner Cleopatra Café off of Zafarano 5:00 p.m.

April 24-26, 2009 State Convention hosted by Los Alamos

May 6, 2009 Petra Maes, NM Supreme Court Justice (invited). Election of officers
Zane Bennett Gallery 6:30 p.m. Dinner Zia Diner 5:00 p.m. Both the gallery and the
diner are on S. Guadalupe St.

June 3, 2009 Scott Sandlin, Journalist for the Albuquerque Journal and Installation of
officers. Meeting at 6:30 p.m. with dinner at 5:00 p.m. Both dinner and meeting at
Rainbow Vision East on Rodeo Road

June 26-28, 2009    National Convention in St. Louis, MO

Board meetings are held at 5:30 pm on the third Thursday of the month. Meetings are
open; any member of AAUW is welcome.

           2008-2009                Location
           September 18          Home of Jeanne Patrick
           October 16            Home of Sandra Bradley
           November 20           Home of Sarah Fassett
           December 11           Home of Nancy Scheer
           January 15            Home of Ruby Helland
           February 19           Home of Ruby Helland
           March 19              Home of Sandra Bradley
           April 16              Home of Sarah Fassett
           May 21                Home of Jeanne Patrick
           August                Summer Retreat (TBA)

           SANTA FE BRANCH BOARD MEMBERS 2008-2009
Co-Presidents:                  Shelley Rossbach, Sandra Bradley
Membership Vice President:      Marlys Blomquist, Mary Joy Ford
   & Committee                  Lina Germann, Elaine Carson
Program Vice President:         Sarah Fassett
   & Committee                  Sandra Bradley, Connie Coates
                                Riette Muggleston, Flossie Brown
Communications/Secretary:       Ruby Helland
Finance Chair:                  Sally Hoban (7/1/08-12/31/08),
                                    Nancy Scheer (1/1/09-6/30/09)
EF co-Chairs                    Viviane McDermott, Shelley Rossbach
Fund-Raising                    Sandra Bradley
Public Policy:                  Jeanne Patrick
AAUW-UNM Scholarship Fund: Judy Kares
Legal Advocacy Fund             (vacant)
Diversity:                      (vacant)
Public Relations & Information: Kate Buckley
Web site Administrator:         Lina Germann
Newsletter Editor:              Shelley Rossbach
Historian:                      Mary Grathwol
Outreach:                       (vacant)
Yearbook Editor:                Enid Tidwell
College/University Liaison:     (vacant)

The Santa Fe Branch was founded in 1933 and currently has about 75 members. Our
dues of $77 are apportioned as follows: $49 to the National AAUW, $12 to the New
Mexico State Division of AAUW, and $16 to the Santa Fe Branch. Life Member annual
dues are $28 (State and Branch). The Branch is eligible to send a number of delegates to
the New Mexico State Convention. At the state convention, delegates are elected to the
biennial National AAUW and Regional AAUW Conventions. Santa Fe Branch members
are simultaneously members of the branch, state, regional (Rocky Mountain Region) and
national levels.

Members are REQUESTED to pay dues before June 30. The membership year is from
July 1 – June 30. Failure to pay dues on time may result in a lapse in mailings from the
National AAUW, State and Branch. There is a small fund available in our budget for
help with dues.

All branch members in good standing are eligible to join as many groups as they wish. If
you don’t see a group that addresses your special interests, we encourage you to join us
and start a new group.

Book Women: Meets third Monday, 7:30–9:30 pm Read and discuss novels, non-
fiction, mysteries, biographies. Call Judy Kares for more information.

Evening Book Group: Meets fourth Thursday at 7:00 pm. Contact Sarah Fassett, for
more information.

Hiking Club: Meets for hiking or other outdoor activities. Call Sandra Bradley to get on
the e-mail list.

The Unbook Club: Meets occasionally to discuss everything but the book. Contact
Jeanne Patrick or Lina Germann for more information

Public Policy: Locally provides candidates’ forums in conjunction with other Santa Fe
community groups for support of community issues that promote AAUW goals and
participates with national AAUW to influence public policy on all issues affecting
women and girls such as education, the environment, families and equity in the
workplace. Call Jeanne Patrick if you would like to help with these programs.

Your Choice: Start a group that addresses your interests—evening book group,
computers, gourmet, etc.

                         NEW MEXICO STATE AAUW
AAUW NM supports AAUW’s mission: equality for women and girls, lifelong education
and positive social change. AAUW NM supports the Association public policy program.
We support constitutional protection for the rights of all individuals, reproductive rights,
separation of church and state, social security that is fair to women and opposition to the
use of public funds for nonpublic elementary and secondary education. AAUW supports
the issues of ―Equality in Education for Women and Girls‖, academic freedom, and
―Empowering women to take charge of their lives.‖

AAUW NM continues to support the NM State Equal Rights Amendment. Any attempt
to revoke or change that NM Constitutional Amendment will become priority for action.
We believe in policies that promote justice and human rights and we recognize the need
for a clean and healthful environment in an interdependent world.


       Albuquerque            Ted Cooley & Diane C. Scholfield
       Carlsbad               Karen Nelson
       Grant County           Emily Warner
       Las Cruces             Deanise Marta
       Las Vegas              Karyl Lyne & Pamela Daves
       Los Alamos             Helena M. Whyte
       Portales               Mercedes Agogino
       Santa Fe               Shelley Rossbach & Sandra Bradley
       Socorro                Helen Brasfeild
       West Mesa              Cheryl Klenner

                      AAUW-New Mexico Public Policy Program

AAUW-NM supports AAUW’s mission: AAUW advances equity for women and girls
through advocacy, education, and research. AAUW-NM supports the Association Public
Policy Program. We support constitutional protection for the rights of all individuals,
reproductive rights, the separation of church and state, social security that is fair to women
and opposition to the use of public funds for non-public elementary and secondary
education. AAUW-NM supports the issue of equity in education for women and girls,
academic freedom, protection from censorship, and the Association position in favor of
diversity. AAUW-NM works with other organizations in support of AAUW objectives.

AAUW-NM continues to support the New Mexico Equal Rights Amendment. Any attempt
to revoke or change that constitutional amendment will become priority for action. We

believe in policies that promote justice and human rights and recognize the need for a clean
and healthful environment in an interdependent world.

Priorities 2008-2009

     1. Support the AAUW program to educate and galvanize women voters.

     2. Support a strong, adequately funded system of public education to
            Maintaining the integrity of the funding formula
            Supporting equitable funding for all state supported institutions of
            higher education (four-year, two-year and vocational)
            Increasing the number of instructional days for K-12 in New Mexico
            Supporting early childhood development initiatives, i.e.,
            Kindergarten Plus
            Supporting reasonable and fair capital outlay expenditures for public
            Supporting adequate federal funding for the No Child Left Behind
            act as long as this law is enforced

3.      Support programs to encourage women to achieve economic
        self-sufficiency at all ages to include:
             Fairness in compensation
             Programs that provide women with education, training, and support
             for success in the workforce, especially women transferring from
             welfare to work
             Access to quality, affordable dependent care
             Legal reforms for the prevention of domestic violence

4. Support for choice in the determination of one's reproductive life.

5. Support for quality, affordable health care for all New Mexicans

6. Support for clean air and water, and wise sustainable use of natural
   resources and green technologies.

7. Support for campaign finance funding reform with limitations on

8. Support of civil liberties and all efforts to preserve the rights
   guaranteed in our New Mexico constitution

9. Support for creating a statewide Ethics Commission with subpoena
   powers over statewide elected officials

June 20– 22 Rocky Mountain Regional Convention, Salt Lake City
July 19     Summer Leadership Team Meeting, Santa Fe
Aug. 1      Deadline for Fall Roadrunner
Oct. 1      Mini-grant Deadline with application to Nancy Scheer,
Oct. 10-11 AAUW-NM Fall Workshop & Fall State Leadership Team Meeting
            Las Vegas Branch hosting- “Learning Leadership in Las Vegas
Nov. 1      Deadline for Winter Roadrunner
Dec. 15     Deadline: nomination suggestions for AAUW-NM officers
                   Submit to Nominating Committee – Carol Ann Council, Chair
            Deadline: nominations for the Terry Sleight Memorial Award
                   Submit to Jean Bahr
Dec. 31     Postmark deadline for Educational Foundation, including
            Legal Advocacy Fund, contributions for year 2008


Jan. 1        Half year dues are accepted
TBA           Lobby Corps planning meeting
Jan. 15       Deadline: proposed AAUW-NM bylaws changes
                     Submit to Bylaws Chair
              Deadline: proposed AAUW-NM resolutions
                     Submit to Public Policy Co-Chairs – Dolores Halls & Dixie Trebbe
TBA           "Choice Rally"
Feb. 8        Winter State Leadership Team Meeting—Santa Fe Branch hosting
Feb. 9        A day at the Legislature—Santa Fe, NM
Feb. 10       Deadline: nominations for Grace Barker Wilson award
                     Submit to Beverly Stiles
              Deadline for Spring Roadrunner

March         Women's History Month
April 10      Annual reports from State Officers and Branch Presidents
                     Deadline Submissions for New Mexico’s MBC Ingenious
                     Ideas Branch Recognition
April 24-26   Spring State Leadership Team Meeting & AAUW-NM State
              Convention—Los Alamos Branch hosting
              (Files & handbooks updated by officers for successors)
April 28      Equal Pay Day
May 10        Deadline for Summer Roadrunner
June 26-28    Association Convention, St. Louis, MO
June 30       Association/state/branch dues deadline for 2009-10 dues

                 2008-2009 AAUW-NM State Board of Directors
Co-President               Mary Sanford

Co-President               Nina Thayer

Co-Program Coordinator     Natalie Markin

Co-Program Coordinator    Will Anne Ricer

Co- Membership Coordinator Helena Whyte

Finance Chair              Virginia Spruiell

Secretary                  Karen Nelson

Co-Academic Coordinator    Jean Bahr

Co-Academic Coordinator    Ruth Benjamins

Bylaws Chair               Jan Lifson Bray

College/Univ Rep           Vacant

Diversity & Strategic          Kathie S. Gilbert
    Planning Chair

EF Chair                       Rosmarie Frederickson

Historian                      Sandra Bradley

International Interest         Barbara Carey
Liaison (06-08)

LAF Chair                      Lina Germann

Media Relations Coord.         Betty Walker Smith

Mini-Grant Chair               Nancy Scheer
Immed. Past President

Newsletter Editor              Deanise Marta

Nominations Chair              Carol Ann Council

Outreach Coordinator           Beverly Stiles

Parliamentarian                Margaret Dike

Public Policy Sr. Advisor      Marion Isidoro

Co-Public Policy Coordinator   Dolores Halls

Co-Public Policy               Dixie Trebbe

Web page Contact           Denise George

Rocky Mountain Regional    Jeanette Chavez
 Director (07-09)

The Lobby Corps            Corrine Howard
                           Carolyn Glen Kaye
                           Jan Lifson-Bray
                           Jean Bahr
                           Betty W. Smith
                           Dixie Trebbe & Dolores Halls
                           Marion Isidoro

AAUW Mission Statement: ―AAUW advances equity for women and girls through
advocacy, education, and research.”

AAUW Unifying Focus Statement: “Breaking through barriers”

AAUW-NM Focus Statement: "Empowering women to take charge of their lives"

AAUW Value Statement: “As a member of AAUW, you belong to a community that
breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women have a fair

                                NATIONAL AAUW
                             AAUW National Headquarters
                              1111 Sixteenth Street, NW.
                               Washington, D.C. 20036

                       800-326-AAUW (2289)

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is a member organization
with more than 1000 branches nationwide. Its mission is to advance equity for women
and girls through advocacy, education and research.

The National AAUW headquarters in Washington, D.C. houses a permanent staff which
works with elected and appointed officers to provide leadership for the branches in fifty
states, Washington D.C., Guam and Puerto Rico.

AAUW lobbies and advocates for quality education and equity for all women and girls.
AAUW consists of two distinct corporations. The Association (National AAUW)
administers all operations and publications and lobbies as a 501(c)(4) corporation. The
AAUW Educational Foundation (EF) funds pioneering research on girls and education,
community action projects, and fellowships and grants for outstanding women around the
globe. The EF is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation. The AAUW Legal Advocacy
Fund (LAF), a special fund within EF, was begun in 1981 to help successfully challenge
sex discrimination in higher education.

The Association began in 1881 as a distinguished alumnae group, became the
Association of Collegiate Alumnae in January 1882. In 1885 its first research study was
produced, and in 1917 it sponsored study abroad for American college women. In 1921
its name changed to the American Association of University Women, following the
formation of the International Federation of University Women (IFUW),
headquartered in Geneva. Many milestones followed that addressed legislation for
women’s issues including scholarships and informative publications. At present,
members and leaders receive publications such as Outlook (twice a year), Washington
Update and AAUW Action Network are available by e-mail.

The Educational Foundation (EF) was founded in 1958, although its predecessor, a
Fellowship Fund, had been in existence since 1927. The EF is the largest grant and
scholarship fund for women in the world, distributing about $4 million in scholarships
and grants each year. The national, regional, state and branch endowments, as well as the
Eleanor Roosevelt Fund, offer teaching fellowships and grants, fund graduate women,
faculty scholarships, and individual or community grants for equity projects. Applications
for these funds are available from the Branch EF Chairs. AAUW is the nation’s leading
advocate for education and equity for women and girls.

Since 1981 the Legal Advocacy Fund (LAF) has helped students, faculty and
administrators challenge discriminatory practices involving harassment, denial of tenure
or promotion, and inequity in women’s athletic programs. LAF has provided more than
$900,000 in financial support plus thousands of dollars in technical assistance for more
than 58 lawsuits challenging discriminatory practices.

Contributions to the EF and the LAF are tax deductible and are not part of AAUW dues.
AAUW dues are not tax deductible as such, but in some cases may be deducted as a
business and professional expense. Copies of the Branch Policies and Procedures and
the Bylaws are available upon request from the Branch President.

AAUW is open to all graduates who hold an associate or equivalent, baccalaureate, or
higher degree from a qualified educational institution. University undergraduate students
enrolled in an accredited institution are eligible for student affiliate membership. In
principle and in practice, AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership.

AAUW has long been committed to promoting equity for women and girls around the
world. AAUW awarded its first International Fellowship in 1917.

CONTACT INFORMATION                           Web site:

The National AAUW Member Help Line is 800-326-2289 and is available Monday
through Friday, 10 am to 5 pm EST/EDT. Staff will answer questions and send you
materials on request.

The National AAUW Congressional Action Line 202-785-7785 provides the latest
report on public policy issues 24 hours a day. Top priorities are defined on a weekly
basis and updated immediately as important legislative changes occur. The message runs
less than three minutes.

AAUW Membership Information    
AAUW Educational Foundation    

The purpose of the Regional AAUW, a subset of National AAUW, is to allow greater
member participation by making it easier for members to attend conventions.

The Rocky Mountain Regional AAUW is made up of the AAUW state divisions of
Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. A Rocky Mountain
Regional AAUW Director is elected every other year at the National AAUW

The Regional AAUW Convention in held every other year. The last Regional AAUW
convention was held June 20-22, 2008 in Salt Lake City.

Rocky Mountain Regional Director:
      Jeanette Chavez

                           AAUW STATE AWARDS
THE GRACE BARKER WILSON AWARD for Distinguished Service is awarded
annually at the NM State Convention to the AAUW member in New Mexico who has
done the most to challenge the status quo for women or to initiate positive societal
change through contributions to women’s equity, women’s education, or women’s self-
esteem. It is the highest state award that AAUW confers. Some previous awardees have
been Linda Aycock in 2002 and Margery Bell Chambers in 2003.


              Given by the New Mexico AAUW at the state convention:
                 1997 Nancy Scheer – for her long service on the state board.
                  1998 Enid Tidwell – for her long service on the state board.

We celebrate the lives and contributions of 50-year honorary members Sherry Sandlin
and June Smith.

1933-35     Rebecca Graham
1935-37     Frances Carey
1937-40     Ursula Sly
1940-44     Harriet P. Kidder
1944        Josephine Howard
1944-46     Marie Ely
1946-48     Cathryn Parker
1948-50     Beatrice Chauvene
1950-52     Helmi Thompson
1952-53     Julia Saxton
1953-54     Katherine Stevens
1954-55     Phebe Harris
1956-58     Hazelbel Via
1958-59     Jane Bill
1959-61     Mary Ruoff
1963-65     Mary Pauline Smith
1965-66     Gloria Duran
1966-67     Mary Ruoff
1967-69     Maurine Jones
1969-71     Betty Moloney
1971-73     Judy Brito
1973-75     Betty Montoya
1975-77     Joyce Weitzel
1977        Janice Wallis
1977-79      Oriol Grand-Girard
1979-81     Margaret R. Hinck
1981-83     Anne Anderson
1983-85     Carol Schwendimann
1985-87     Mary H. Crane
1987-89     Florenceruth Brown
1989-91     Norma Lee Schmidt
1991-93     Karen Watkins
1993-97     Sherry Sandlin
1997-99     Mary Beth Kingston
1997-99     Mary K. Pierson
1999-2001   Enid E. Tidwell
1999-2001   Judy Lear
2001-2002   Donna Walker
2001-2002   Kris Alilunas Rodgers
2002-2003   Donna Walker
2003-2004   Council Governance
2004-2005   Mary Grathwol/Shelley Nolde
2005-2008   Shelley (Nolde) Rossbach
2008-2009   Shelley (Nolde) Rossbach/Sandra Bradley

1967   Alice Scott               2000   Hilde Howden
1968   Susie Klemos              2000   Mary K. Pierson
1969   Nat Dodge                 2001   Julie Terrell
1970   Beatrice Chauvenet        2001   Judy Bates
1971   Jennie Avery              2001   Donna Walker
1972   Charlie Steen             2001   Jean Bahr
1973   Mrs. Walter Ruoff         2002   Beverly Saltz
1974   Mrs. Edwin Jones          2002   Lina Germann
1975   Dolores Mc Craig          2002   Wendy Haig
1976   Katharine Gladfelter      2002   Margarett Killingsworth
1977   Agnes Henderson           2003   Helen Snoke
1978   Katherine Stevens         2003   Kris Rodgers
1979   Oriol Grand-Girard        2003   Agnes Moses
1980   K. Rose Wood              2003   Sarah Fassett
1981   Billie W. Schaumberg      2004   K. I. Brownlie
1981   Dora Atkinson             2004   Bobby Rugg
1982   Dora Atkinson             2005   Careers & Curiosity in Math
1983   Eleanor Spining                       and Science
1984   Frances Boone             2005   Patricia Jonietz
1985   R. V. Easley              2005   Kathleen Kerr
1986   Virginia Hamilton         2005   Enid Tidwell
1987   Janet Matwiyoff           2006   Steffanie L. Coonley
1988   Nancy Quintana            2006   Jean Malcolm
1989   Virginia Lierz            2006   Shelley Rossbach
1990   Beverly Stamets           2007   Flossie Brown
1991   Sherry Sandlin            2007   Judy Kares
1992   Florenceruth Brown        2007   Kathleen Kerr
1993   Julia Weills              2007   Jean Malcolm
1994   Nancy L. Scheer           2007   Nancy Scheer
1995   Elizabeth Rannefeld       2007   Helen Snoke
1995   Pauline Gomez             2007   Enid Tidwell
1996   Mary Sheppard
1996   Eva Kingston
1997   Kathy Costa
1998   Nancy Ruoff
1998   Enid Tidwell
1998   Judy Lear
1998   Teddi Baer
1999   Marilyn Adams
1999   Mary Grathwol
1999   Judy Kares
2000   Sandra Bradley
2000   Ann Racuya-Robbins

In 1995 Santa Fe AAUW established the AAUW-UNM Scholarship Endowment
Fund at the University of New Mexico. The total endowment is now about $36,000.
From its earnings, each year a $2,000 scholarship is awarded to a woman resident of
Santa Fe County who is enrolled as a full time graduate student at any UNM campus, and
who has demonstrated academic promise and achievement. Preference is given to
women returning to the University for further study.

Gifts to this fund are tax-deductible. You should indicate whether your gift should be
for the principal account or the current-year spending account (including earnings) for the
recipient. Additionally, you may wish to honor the memory of two outstanding deceased
members of the branch by designating that your money be directed to the principal
account in memory of Pauline Gomez or Teddi Baer.

Rachel Friedman, 2008-2009 (Masters Degree Candidate in Water Resources).
Rachel has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering. She
was recently hired as the Coordinator for the Santa Fe River Projects by the City of Santa
Fe. With her avid interest in stream and watershed restoration, this position is ideal for
Rachel. Her goal for the future is to help the community determine the best use of water
supplies for both the consumer and the environment.

Katrina Lujan—2007-2008 (Doctoral candidate in the dissertation phase of her
studies in the Counselor Education Program.) A mother of six children, Katrina
returned to school as an adult to get her GED at SFCC in 1990, received her Bachelor’s
degree in Psychology from NM Highlands University in 1995, her Masters in Counselor
Education in 1999 and was accepted into the UNM College of Education, Counselor
Education Program in 2001. She has also been responsible for building and developing
the Equest Counseling Center in northern Santa Fe County.

Teresa Gomez - 2006-2007 (Masters Degree Candidate in Fine Arts Program
majoring in Dramatic Writing with a focus in Native American Theatre). Teresa
completed her bachelor’s degree at IAIA and plans to teach upper level classes at the
Institute and other tribal college after completing her MFA.

Sandra Wechsler - 2005-2006 (Masters Degree Candidate in Public Health).
Sandra’s ultimate goal is to contribute to the myriad of solutions to public health
problems and to help secure a future for New Mexico that holds peace and social justice
as fundamental human rights.

Ellen Armbruster 2004-2005 (Ph.D. Candidate—already passed comps with
distinction). Ellen has a Masters in counseling, working with low-income families in
Santa Fe. Interested in family systems.

Catherine Collins—2003–2004 (Ph.D. Candidate—already passed comps at UNM)
   Researching Hispanic dropouts
   Former mid-high math teacher
   Worked as neighborhood rep., social worker, bilingual educator, childcare
       preparation and data taping for dissertation
   First in family to graduate from college
   Plans to remain in Santa Fe

Lynn Cordahi Cruz—2001–2002 and 2002-03
Lynn has a B.S. degree in nursing, and is working towards a master’s degree in UNM’s
Family Nurse Practitioner Program. In 2001-2002 she had a 4.0 average.

Kathryn Young—2000–2001
Graduated from medical school. Her goal is to specialize in pediatrics.

Karen Meadows—1999–2000
Karen’s academic interest is diabetes. A diabetic herself, her goal is to earn national
certification as a diabetes educator.

Janice K. Lujan—1998–99
Janice’s academic interests are Applied Psychology and Counseling Education. She
hopes to set up a Family Community Center in her native Espanola.

Sarah Horton—Fall 1998
Sarah’s academic interest is Anthropology, especially ethnic relations in the Southwest.

Carol Gish—1996–97
Carol’s academic interests are language, literary and cultural studies. She hopes to
pursue a Ph.D.

Mrs. Charlotte Arnold, Miss Jennifer Avery, Miss Ruth Barber, Miss Rachel Benfer,
Miss Grace Bowman, Mrs. David Campa, Mrs. David Carmody, Miss Martha Cochran,
Mrs. Charles Devendorf, Mrs. F. Geyer, Mrs. Carl Gilbert, Miss Rebecca Graham, Miss
Hester Jones, Mrs. E. H. Kimmel, Miss Carrie King, Miss Eleanor King, Mrs. Victor
Kleven, Mrs. Fred A. Koch, Mrs. Donald McKay, Mrs. B. De V. Merchant, Miss Cathryn
Parker, Mrs. E. R. Paul, , Mrs. James Scott, Miss Helen Siprelle, Mrs. Stanley Stubbs and
Mrs. Joseph Vernon.

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   202-224-5521 fax 202-224-2852


   119 E. Marcy St.. Suite 101
   Santa Fe, NM 87501
   505-988-6647 fax 505-992-8435

The Honorable Senator Tom Udall                                          2014
   B40D Dirksen Senate Office Building          .
   Washington, DC 20515
   202-224-6621 fax 202-224-7371

   email: (check his website (

   120 S. Federal Place Suite 302
   Santa Fe, NM 87501

The Honorable Congressman Ben Ray Lujan                                  2014
   502 Cannon House Office Bldg.
   Washington, DC 20515
   202-225-6190 fax 202-226-1331

   email: go to his website ( and fill out the email form (new!)

   811 St. Michaels Dr. Suite 104
   Santa Fe, NM 87505
   505-984-8950 fax 505-986-5047

           LAWMAKERS’ NAMES & ADDRESSES (continued)
STATE                                                            Next election
Governor Bill Richardson                                             2010

State Senators:
6th District       Senator Carlos Cisneros              505-670-5610
19th District      Senator Sue Wilson Beffort           505-292-7116
24th District      Senator Nancy Rodriquez              505-983-8913
25th District      Senator Peter Wirth                  505-988-1668
39th District      Senator Phil Griego                  505-983-6383

State Representatives:

40th District   Rep. Nick L. Salazar                    505-667-0362
45th District   Rep. Jim Trujillo                       505-438-8890
46th District   Rep. Ben Lujan (Speaker of the House)   505-455-3354
47th District   Rep. Brian Egolf, Jr.                   505-986-9641
48th District   Rep. Luciano ―Lucky‖ Varela             505-982-1292
50th District   Rep. Rhonda S. King                     505-832-5050

SANTA FE COUNTY                                                  Next election

County Clerk:      Valerie L. Espinoza 986-6280                        2012
County Treasurer: Victor A. Montoya    986-6253                        2012
102 Grant Avenue, Santa Fe, NM, 87501

County Commissioners:
District 1 Harry Montoya                                               2010
District 2 Virginia Vigil                                              2012
District 3 Mike D. Anaya                                               2010
District 4 Kathy Holian                                                2012
District 5 Liz Stefanics                                               2012

             LAWMAKERS’ NAMES & ADDRESSES (continued)
CITY OF SANTA FE                                                         Next election

Mayor David Coss                                                            2010
PO Box 909/200 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe 87504        955-6590

Mayor Pro-Tem Rebecca Wurzburger

City Council:
P. O. Box 909
Santa Fe, 87504           986-6280

District 1 Councilor Patti Bushee                                           2012
District 1 Councilor Chris Calvert                                          2010
District 2 Councilor Rebecca Wurzburger                                     2010
District 2 Councilor Rosemary Romero                                        2012
District 3 Councilor Carmichael Dominguez                                   2010
District 3 Councilor Miguel Chavez                                          2012
District 4 Councilor Ronald S. Trujillo                                     2010
District 4 Councilor Matthew Ortiz                                          2012
To determine the district in which you reside, call 955-4741

                           SANTA FE PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Superintendent Bobbie Gutierrez
Board of Education:      982-2631


Five members serve four-year staggered terms. Meets on the first and third Tuesday of
each month during the school year, and once a month during the summer. Meetings
alternate between the Board Room at 610 Alta Vista and school sites. Meetings begin at
3:30 pm with a one-hour executive session, resuming at 4:30 pm for the public session.

                                                                         Next election

District 1     Mary Ellen Gonzalez                                          2011
District 2     Richard Polese                                               2011
District 3     Martin Lujan                                                 2009
District 4     Angelica Ruiz                                                2011
District 5     Frank Montano                                                2009


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