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(505) 476-6300 (phone)
(800) 841-6699 (phone)

(505) 216-2000 (video-phone)

(505) 476-6315 (fax)

Mailing Address
New Mexico School for the Deaf
1060 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505


Dr. Ronald J. Stern
(505) 476-6302

Director of Business and Finance
Mark Apodaca
(505) 216-2051 (VP)

Director of the Center for Educational Consultation & Training
Cindy Huff
(505) 476-6400 (Voice)

(505) 216-2007 (VP)

Director of Development & Community Relations

Keri-Lynn McBride

(505) 476-6399 (Voice)
(505) 216-2006 (VP)

Director of Early Intervention & Involvement
Joanne Corwin

(505) 275-5433 (Voice)
(505) 435-9167 (VP)

Director of Human Resources
Ron Ortiz Dinkel
(505) 476-6313 (Voice)

Director of Student Life
Roddy Cabbage
(505) 216-2019 (VP)

Principal - Curriculum & Special Programs; Director of Special Education
Dr. Jennifer Herbold
(505) 476-6379 (Voice)

(505) 216-2042 (VP)

Principal - Early Childhood/Elementary: Toddlers - Grade 5 (Albuquerque, Farmington, Las Cruces and Santa Fe)
Scott Mohan

(505) 476-6418 (Voice)

(505) 216-2041(VP)

Principal - Grades 6 - 12 (Santa Fe)
Terry Wilding
(505) 476-6379 (Voice)

(505) 216-2026 (VP)

Coordinator of Athletics
Letty Perez
(505) 216-2025 (VP)

Coordinator of Audiology Services

Dr. Sheree Hall

(505) 476-6306 (Voice)

Coordinator of Interpreting Services

Amanda Lujan

(505) 476-6321 (Voice)

(505) 216-2027 (VP)

Coordinator of Transportation Services
Michael Vigil

(505) 476-6352

(505) 570-0410 (Cell)

Safety & Security Coordinator

Luis Quinonez

(505) 490-3486 (Voice)

Student Life Supervisor

David Anderson

(505) 216-2020 (VP)

Faculty & Staff Email Directory


Albuquerque Preschool

Anderson, Pethai Educational Assistant
Anderson, Sally-Ann Assistant Principal
Barela-Pettis, Evelyn Educational Assistant
Collins, Ashley Teacher
Corona, Angela Speech Language Pathologist
Davis, Michael Paul Educational Assistant
Edmonds, Kacee Teacher
Gonzales, Fernando Educational Assistant
Huizar, Heather Educational Assistant
Maturin, Graciela Custodian
Miller, Christina Secretary/Office Manager
Miranda, Heidi Teacher
Mohan, Scott Principal
Mohorcich, Dr. Gayle Audiologist
Rutland, Lisa FamilySpecialist/ASL Specialist
Sides, Misty Teacher
Tucker, Haley Teacher



Perez, Letty Athletic Coordinator
Williams, AJ PE Teacher

Business & Finance
Apodaca, Mark Director of Business & Finance
Lucero, Angela Supervisor of Accounting
Moya, Harold Project Manager
Padilla, David Accounts Payable Technician
Vigil, Billy Purchasing Agent
Vigil, Judy Accounts Receivable Technician

The Center for Educational Consultation & Training
Coriz, Priscilla Department Secretary
DeBee, Joanne Educational Consultant
Gregg, Leah Educational Consultant
Gutierrez, Priscilla Lead Educational Consultant
Huff, Cindy Director of the Center for Educational Consultation & Training
Huff, Kelly Educational Consultant
Joos, Jolee Educational Consultant
Pepper-Jojola, Susan Educational Consultant

Manager of AmeriCorps Sign Language Program


Central Supply
Gallegos, Benny Jr. Storeroom Specialist II

Development & Community Relations
Bakker, Hope D/CR Specialist

McBride, Keri-Lynn

Director of Development & Community Relations

Early Intervention & Involvement
Abrams, Stacy Deaf Mentor Coordinator
Buchanan, Brooke Albuquerque Metro
Parent Advisor
Corwin, Joanne Director of Early Intervention & Involvement
Crespin, Lorraine Regional Supervisor - Albuquerque Metro Region
Encinias, Kathy Secretary II
Gallegos, Rosemary NE Parent Advisor
Gregory, Carla NW Parent Advisor
Halus, Kristi Regional Supervisor - North/Northeast Region
Lambourne, Mary Regional Supervisor - Southwest Region
Lopez, Joseph III SW Deaf Mentor
Matthews, Norah SE Deaf Mentor
Olivas, Belle Department Secretary
Petersen, Bettie NE Parent Advisor
Prouse, Wendy Huber Regional Supervisor - Northwest Region
Ramirez, Mark Deaf Mentor/Parent Advisor
Sanchez, Jael SE Parent Advisor
Torres, Ana Regional Supervisor - Southeast Region


Evaluation & Related Services

Longo, David

Coordinator of Related Services/

School Psychologist
Garcia, Michelle Speech Language Pathologist
Hall, Sheree, Dr. Coordinator of Audiology Services
Lamb, Missy Speech Language Pathologist
Rael, Rachel

Department Secretary - Related Services/

STARS Coordinator
Salter, Rebecca Speech Language Pathologist

Family Support Services
Timlen, Daniel Family Specialist

Farmington Preschool
Mohan, Scott Principal
Perez, Mary Helen Teacher
Ward, Dawn Educational Assistant

Food Service
Padilla, Arnold Supervisor

Health & Mental Health Services
Abbenante, Josie Art Therapist
Ercolino, Patrick Counselor
Harrison, Jennifer School Social Worker
Holsapple, Joi Counselor
Smith, Matthew Head Nurse
Vigil, Jim Behavior Specialist

Apodaca, Tony Supervisor

Human Resources & Payroll Department
Hernandez, Claudia Dept. Secretary/
Ortiz Dinkel, Ron Human Resources Director
Romero, Velda Human Resources Assistant
Sandoval, Elizabeth Payroll/Benefits Coordinator


Information Technology

Loper, Dale Systems Administrator
Montoya, Sam Information Systems Manager
Zefferer, Clemens Desktop Technician


(Santa Fe - Early Childhood/Elementary through High School)

Archuleta, Brenda

Department Secretary - Early Childhood/Elementary Department:

Toddlers - Grade 5
Berrigan, Diana Teacher
Bono, Suzanne Teacher
Boren-Wilding, Lisa D. Teacher
Biskupiak, Amanda Educational Assistant
Brennan, Trevor Job Coach
Burkholder, Kim Teacher
Burton, Briean Library Aide
Catron, Dennis Teacher
Chapman, Angela

Educational Assistant
Clay-Markowski, Lori Educational Assistant
Costner, Heather Curriculum Specialist
Dent, Jennifer Educational Assistant
Eaton, Kris Santa Fe ECE Teacher
Erasmus, Megan Student Development Facilitator
Evans, Laurie Educational Assistant
Fry, Elizabeth Teacher
Garcia, Margarita

Santa Fe ECE

Educational Assistant
Gordon, Elizabeth Educational Assistant
Gurule, Gloriann Educational Assistant
Hand, Gary Student Outcomes Specialist
Hand, Kim

Santa Fe ECE Teacher
Harrer, Kevin Teacher
Harrison, Nathan Teacher
Hartman, Christine Teacher
Henning, Nadine

Santa Fe ECE

Educational Assistant
Herbold, Jennifer, Dr. Principal - Curriculum & Special Programs; Director of Special Education
Huizar, Robert Job Coach
Jarrett, John Teacher
Kinnamon, Lilly Educational Assistant
Klusza, Megan Teacher
Krohn, Dean Media Teacher
Litchfield, James Teacher
Loper, Shannon

Sub Teacher Coordinator
Lozada, Emma Santa Fe ECE Teacher
Lucero, Lupe

Santa Fe ECE

Educational Assistant
Lyons, Courtney Teacher
Macias, Pamela Teacher
Malzkuhn, Mallory Teacher
Martinez, Jackie Elementary Teacher
Mitchem, Crystal Teacher
Mohan, Scott Principal - Early Childhood/Elementary: Toddlers - Grade 5(Albuquerque, Farmington, Las Cruces and Santa Fe)
Moses, Richie Teacher
Natale, Jovanna Teacher
Nichols, Carrie Technology Specialist
Novikova, Yana Educational Assistant
Ortega, Lisa Department Secretary to the Language Planner & Curriculum Coordinator
Parker, Andrew Teacher
Parker, Heather Teacher
Pedersen, Lana Elementary Teacher
Perea, Clarissa

Department Secretary -

Middle School & High School Instruction Department and Athletic Department
Reins, Sha Santa Fe ECE Teacher
Salazar, Vanessa Educational Assistant
Sandoval, Charlene Educational Assistant
Sluyter, Keri Teacher
Smith, Ursula Library Teacher
Timlen, Cindy Teacher
Vanatta, Bonny Teacher
Wilding, Cheyenna Teacher
Wilding, Don Job Coach
Wilding, Emilie Elementary Teacher
Wilding, Terry Principal - Grades 6 - 12
Woosley, Jesse Transition Coordinator
Yardman, Karen Job Coach Coordinator

Interpreter Department
Lujan, Amanda

Coordinator of Interpretation &
Translation Services
Forsyth, Kristina Staff Interpreter
Mansilla, Claudia Trilingual Staff Interpreter
Nagle, Julie Staff Interpreter
Obeso, Orlando Trilingual Staff Interpreter
Patterson, Sarah Staff Interpreter
Stavely, Lena Trilingual Staff Interpreter

Las Cruces Preschool
Boykin, Kim Teacher
Garza, Gloria Educational Assistant
Mohan, Scott Principal

Atwood, Bill HVAC Technician/
Safety Officer
Benavidez, Leonard Assistant Supervisor
Herrera, Chico Maintenance Specialist
Miera, Ken Maintenance & Grounds Supervisor
Romero, Jose Maintenance Specialist



Herrera, Jody Paul Security Officer
Quinonez, Luis Safety & Security Coordinator
Varela, Christopher Security Officer

Student Life
Anderson, David Student Life Supervisor
Anderson, Levi Student Life Educator
Bailey, Jeff Student Life Educator
Bransford, Mary Lynn Student Life Educator
Brewer, Bruce Residential Night Attendant
Cabbage, Roddy Director of Student Life
Clapp, Larissa Student Life Educator
Crespin, Jesse Lead Residential Night Attendant
Curtis, Mitchell Student Life Educator
Dykstra, Mary Student Life Educator
Gutierrez, Leo Student Life Educator
Martinez, Aaron Student Life Educator
Montoya, JoAnn Residential Night Attendant
Olivas, Kimberly Department Secretary for the Student Life Department
Pacheco, JoAnn Residential Night Attendant
Pargas, Marissa Residential Night Attendant
Ponder, Preston Student Life Educator
Seaman, Melanie Student Life Educator
Schneider, Maribeth Student Life Educator
Velasquez, Caitlin Student Life Educator

Superintendent's Office
Macias, Liliana

Executive Secretary to

the Superintendent
Gallegos, Rosemary Special Projects Coordinator
Dr. Stern, Ronald Superintendent

Theater (JAL)
Sherman, Jack Theater Manager

Crider, Veronica Transportation
Parson, Stephen Transportation
Masso, Vicki Transportation
Vigil, Michael Transportation Coordinator

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