Staff

Address:

Bataan Memorial Building
407 Galisteo St. Suite 270
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501

Phone:

Michelle Laflamme-Childs, Executive Director

505-699-8243
Michelle.Laflamme@dca.nm.gov

As executive director of New Mexico Arts—New Mexico’s federally authorized state arts agency—Michelle works to develop creative ideas to strengthen, evolve, and diversify programs at the agency while forging new partnerships to address the changing needs of artists and arts…

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Meredith Doborski, Public Art Program Director

505-396-0326
Meredith.Doborski@dca.nm.gov

As Public Art Program Director, Doborski works with local and regional artists to enrich New Mexico communities through the purchase and commission of innovative and diverse public art. Committed to strengthening the community through the arts, Doborski has dedicated her…

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Anna Blyth, Grants Program Director

505-412-0547
Anna.Blyth@dca.nm.gov

Anna Blyth is the Grants Program Director at New Mexico Arts, working with a dedicated team to oversee the annual grants cycle to ensure that New Mexico Arts can contract with nonprofits, government entities and other organizations to deliver arts…

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Claude Smith, AIPP Project Coordinator

505-695-6913
Claude.Smith@dca.nm.gov

Claude Smith is an arts professional based in Albuquerque, NM. He previously served as Operations Director at 516 ARTS and during his tenure, worked extensively to support artists and exhibition production since 2010. From 2016-2023 he oversaw the Fulcrum Fund,…

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Amy Mills, Grants Program Coordinator

505-490-1872
Amy.Mills@dca.nm.gov

Amy Mills is the program coordinator for folk arts and accessibility. She manages programs that support New Mexico's folk and traditional arts through grantmaking, documentation, public programs, and fieldwork research, as well as advising on accessibility best practices. From 2016-2023,…

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Lilliana Miano-Phillips, AIPP Business Operations

505-412-7846
Lilliana.Miano-Phil@dca.nm.gov

Bio coming soon.

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Katie Bruell, Music Commission Administrator

505-487-0519
katherine.bruell@dca.nm.gov

Katie Bruell was most recently the Executive Director of the Pajarito Environmental Education Center, operator of the Los Alamos Nature Center. After doing that job for 12 years she was ready for a change and is happy to have the…

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Cynthia Gonzales, Receptionist

505-827-6490
cynthiar.gonzales@dca.nm.gov

Cynthia Gonzales is the first friendly face visitors encounter at our office. She communicates general information to constituents, assists staff with projects, and provides assistance to the grants application process and Governor's Awards for Excellence in the Arts. She joined…

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Maggie Hanley, Program Coordinator

505-470-9022
Maggie.Hanley@dca.nm.gov

Maggie Hanley serves as a Program Coordinator for New Mexico Arts. Her responsibilities encompass the Community Arts Development and Major Cultural Organization grant programs, the smallest and the largest organizations funded by New Mexico Arts. She is also the lead…

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Kevin Lenkner, Program Coordinator

505-412-5791
Kevin.Lenkner@dca.nm.gov

Kevin Lenkner is the Coordinator for Poetry Out Loud and Arts in the Military programs and also serves as the Arts in Education liaison between New Mexico Arts and New Mexico Public Education Department. Additionally, Kevin manages the Arts Learning:…

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Sue Sneeringer, Online Systems Administrator

505-795-5179
sue.sneeringer@dca.nm.gov

Sue Sneeringer is the Online Systems Administrator in charge of technical support for the Foundant Online Grant System, website maintenance for nmarts.org, and general office IT responsibilities. Sue has years of experience in the non-profit sector. She was formally the…

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