Board of Directors
Peter Mallery, Board President Executive Director of the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association
Justice Richard Bosson, NM Supreme Court, Retired
John Boyd, Attorney at Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Urias & Ward, P.A.
Regis Pecos, Co-director of the Leadership Institute
Jim Spadaccini, CEO & Creative Director of Ideum, Inc
Jessica R. Terrazas, Attorney at Rodey Law Firm
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- Workers' Rights
Mr. Tabet-Cubero joined the Center in June 2016. He has nearly 20 years of experience in the education and non-profit sectors. Throughout his career, he has focused on improving outcomes for New Mexico children and their families.
Ms. Evans has been the Legal Director of the Center since 2004. She has 25 years of legal experience, all of which has been devoted to representing low-income individuals and families.
Mr. Posich has served as the Center’s Executive Director since 2002. He has over 27 years of experience in advocacy, lobbying, organizing, and non-profit management.
Director of Development
Since joining the NM Center in 2004, Ms. Leaman has contributed to the Center’s administrative, communications, research, fundraising, and program work.
Supervising Attorney for Education
Ms. Turner joined the Center in 2014 and leads the Center's advocacy around improving New Mexico’s system of public education, with a focus on increasing opportunities for at-risk students.
Supervising Attorney for Healthcare
Ms. Manne joined the Center in 2008 and has worked extensively on healthcare advocacy, including leading the Center’s successful campaigns to improve Medicaid coverage in New Mexico.
Supervising Attorney for Public Benefits
Ms. Hager joined the Center in 2013 and leads the public benefits team, supervising two attorneys. Her work focuses on improving access to food and cash assistance for New Mexico families.
Supervising Attorney for Workers' Rights
Ms. Wagoner leads the Center’s efforts to strengthen public enforcement of the minimum wage and overtime laws in New Mexico.
Staff Attorney - Education
As an attorney at the Center since 2013, Mr. Sanchez is focused on making a systemic change to the current quality of public education for at-risk students in New Mexico.
Staff Attorney - Education/Healthcare
Ms. Winkler joined the Center in 2015 as part of its Healthcare Team. Before joining the Center, Ms. Winkler worked for DNA-People’s Legal Services in Tuba City and Flagstaff, Arizona.
Staff Attorney - Healthcare
Mr. Estrada joined the Center in 2013 and currently works on issues of health access, including increasing enrollment in Medicaid and improving access to its services. Additionally, he works to empower New Mexico’s tribal health care systems through education.
Staff Attorney - Public Benefits
Ms. Pocock joined the Center’s public benefits team in 2014. She works to improve access to income and nutrition assistance for low-income New Mexicans. Ms. Pocock assisted in the successful campaign to oppose the state’s proposal to cut food assistance.
Staff Attorney - Public Benefits
Ms. Griego joined the Center in 2014. Her primary areas of work include promoting health access and strengthening safety net services for all low-income New Mexicans. Previously, she worked in a private law firm with a focus on family law.
Staff Attorney - Workers' Rights
Mr. Davis is a staff attorney working on labor issues, particularly the enforcement of the court ruling that farmworkers are entitled to workers, compensation.
Ms. O’Keefe was a non-profit arts administrator before making the switch to civil legal services in 2014.