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Southwestern College Santa Fe, NM

Board of Trustees

 


Stephen Wall, J.D.
Stephen Wall, J.D.
Board Chair

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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Robert
Robert "Bob" Bidal, M.B.A.
Board Vice Chair

Bob Bidal is the Chief Credit Officer and an Executive Vice President for Century Bank in Santa Fe. He has a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Arizona and an M.B.A. in Financial…
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Tina Ludutsky-Taylor, Ph.D.
Tina Ludutsky-Taylor, Ph.D.
Board Member

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, Ex Officio Member

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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Kathryn Harris Tijerina, J.D.
Kathryn Harris Tijerina, J.D.
Board Member

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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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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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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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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Carlos Gonzales, Ph.D.
Carlos Gonzales, Ph.D.
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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Rev. Dr. Duchess Dale, H.R.S.
Rev. Dr. Duchess Dale, H.R.S.
Board Member

Rev. Dr. Duchess Dale became an ordained minister of Religion Science in 2000. Subsequently, she served as a senior minister for three Centers for Spiritual Living. Founding the Animal Kinship Ministry, her program work led…
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Nena Martinez Anaya, M.A.
Nena Martinez Anaya, M.A.
Board Member

Nena Martinez Anaya, M.A., is the Chief Admissions & Student Success Officer at the Institute of American Indian Arts. She has 22 years of higher education experience and is currently the Primary Designated School Official…
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Angelica Gabriel
Angelica Gabriel
Student Board Member

Angelica moved to New Mexico from the beautiful Black Hills of SD two years ago to pursue her graduate degree at Southwestern College. She first heard of Art Therapy in her undergraduate work of…
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Allison Frank, M.B.A.
Allison Frank, M.B.A.
CFO Southwestern College, Board Treasurer

Allison Frank has been the Chief Financial Officer of Southwestern College since 2016. She received her Master of Business Administration from the University of New Mexico. She graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of…
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Kate Latimer, LPCC
Kate Latimer, LPCC
Faculty Board Member

Kate Latimer, MA, LPCC, received her B.A.in Social Science from Humboldt State University in 1998, blending her love of Psychology, Sociology and Native American Studies. After several years working in the non-profit and public…
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Krishna Madappa
Krishna Madappa
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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