About Us

Board of Directors

The Foundation is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors from El Paso and West Texas who have a diverse background of knowledge and skills. The Foundation Board serves as the stewards of the organization’s annual operating budget and endowment funds.


Machelle Vanecek, Chairperson

Sandra Sanchez Almanzán, Immediate Past Chairperson

Dan Dunlap, Vice Chairperson

Adrian Dodds, Treasurer

Anthony Conde III, Secretary 


Oscar Aguero

Reverend Monsignor Arturo Bañuelas, S.T.D.

Reverend Anthony C. Celino, J.C.L. 

Dr. Jose Manuel de la Rosa

Thomas A. Eyeington

Rosamaría González

Daniel Levario

Rosario Licón

Kerry McCullough

Michael M. Miles

Dan Platt

Audrey Price 

Most Reverend Mark J. Seitz, D.D.

Reverend Monsignor Francis J. Smith, P.A. 

Ellen Speights

Very Reverend Benjamin Flores, V.G., Ex Officio