Board & Leadership Staff

New Mexico Kids Matter

Board of Directors – Fiscal Year 2023-24

Chandler Farnworth, President

Brandy Bridges, Vice President

Claudette Ward, Secretary

Orlando Marquez, Interim Treasurer

Jessica Rippberger, Interim Director

Gary Bjarke, Interim Director


Jennifer Sunshine, Executive Director

Keelie Garcia, Operations Manager

Kelsie Cole, Grants and Compliance Manager

Michelle Henderson, Program Coordinator

Yvonne Garcia, Outreach & Recruitment Manager

Donna Gomez, Training Manager

Jordan Woodall, CASA Case Manager

Audelio Florez, CASA Coach

Brenda Garcia, CASA Coach

Chelsea Lopez, CASA Coach

CASA is not your typical volunteer role.

That’s okay.
We’re not looking for typical volunteers!