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Southwestern College Santa Fe, NM

Board of Trustees

 


Tina Ludutsky-Taylor, Ph.D.
Tina Ludutsky-Taylor, Ph.D.
Board Chair

Dr. Tina Ludutsky-Taylor recently retired from a forty-year career in higher education. Her last position was Director of Santa Fe Community College’s Higher Education Center. The HEC is a partnership of colleges and…
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Ann Filemyr, Ph.D.
Ann Filemyr, Ph.D.
President of SWC

Ann Filemyr, Ph.D. is the fourth President of Southwestern College following four and a half years of service as the Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean. She also serves as the Director of the…
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Rev. Brendalyn Batchelor, M.A.
Rev. Brendalyn Batchelor, M.A.

Rev. Brendalyn Batchelor is an ordained Unity minister. She received her master’s degree in Counseling from the University of New Mexico in 1991 and has been the minister of Unity Santa Fe since December 1994…
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Kathryn Harris Tijerina, J.D.
Kathryn Harris Tijerina, J.D.
Board Vice Chair

Kathryn is an enrolled citizen of the Comanche Nation. She was born and raised in Comanche country in southwestern Oklahoma. She earned her BA from Harvard and graduated Magna cum Laude. She…
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Krishna Madappa
Krishna Madappa
SWC Trustee Emeritus

Krishna Madappa is a Holistic Consultant, educator, clinician, researcher, storyteller, shaman and Ayurvedic specialist residing in Taos, New Mexico. Born and raised in the Andaman Islands of India and educated both in India and USA…
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Victor Nelson, M.Div.
Victor Nelson, M.Div.
Board Member

Victor Nelson, M.Div., S.T.M., LMFT, was a Lutheran pastor before focusing on pastoral counseling as a marriage and family therapist. He has trained and supervised marriage and family therapists and taught graduate courses as an…
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Brian Serna, M.A.
Brian Serna, M.A.
Board Member

Brian is a licensed professional clinical counselor and a nationally recognized trainer in the treatment of addictions. He trains and consults for programs that are implementing evidence-based interventions to treat addictions. He also facilitates workshops…
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Katherine Ninos, M,A., LPCC
Katherine Ninos, M,A., LPCC
Executive Vice President of SWC and Board Secretary

Katherine is Executive Vice President and Director of The New Earth Institute at Southwestern College. She received her BA in Psychology at Alfred University, New York, and her MA in Transformational Counseling and Education at…
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Robert D. Waterman, Ed.D.
Robert D. Waterman, Ed.D.
Board Member & President Emeritus of Southwestern College

Dr. Waterman is the co-founder of Southwestern College. He has been a spiritual teacher, mentor and counselor for over thirty years, conducting classes throughout the United States and in Europe. He currently still teaches Archetypal…
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Leon Lopez, M.B.A., LMSW
Leon Lopez, M.B.A., LMSW
Board Member

Leon D. Lopez brings a wealth of expertise and experience in both finance and behavioral health to the Board of SWC. Leon currently is the General Manager of ASO Operations for Falling Colors Corporation.…
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Greer McSpadden, M.S.W.
Greer McSpadden, M.S.W.
Board Member

Greer McSpadden is a licensed clinical social worker trained in systems family therapy, addictions counseling and trauma therapy (EMDR). She has been the Counselor at the Institute of American Indian Arts for the past…
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Mónica Ontiveros, J.D., LL.M.
Mónica Ontiveros, J.D., LL.M.
Board Member

Mónica Ontiveros is an attorney in Santa Fe who has primarily practiced in the areas of tax and administrative law. She received a BA from Whittier College, a J.D. from UNM School of Law and…
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Stephen Wall
Stephen Wall
Board Member

Stephen Wall is an enrolled member of the White Earth Nation. Stephen was born in Roswell, New Mexico and was raised on and near the Mescalero Apache Indian Reservation in southern New Mexico. After graduating…
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Carlos Gonzales, Ph.D.
Carlos Gonzales, Ph.D.
Faculty Board Member

Carlos is a licensed psychologist with thirty years of experience in psychotherapy, assessment, research, supervision, teaching, grant writing, and corporate management. He received his undergraduate (psychology and religion) and graduate (clinical psychology) training at…
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Gemma Majewski
Gemma Majewski
Student Board Member

Gemma is an English (United Kingdom) spouse of an American, and moved to New Mexico almost two years ago. Prior to her entry into the United States, she worked as a Pupil Support Manager…
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Robert Bidal
Robert Bidal
Board Member

Bob Bidal is the Chief Credit Officer and an Executive Vice President for Century Bank in Santa Fe. He has worked in banking and finance for over 30 years. He brings managerial experience in commercial…
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