SCZ - Who We Are

Board of Directors

Burke Denman, President
Rene Ingold, Vice-President
Camille Bustamante, Treasurer
Danny Buck, Secretary
Frances Pavich

Staff, Contract Personnel, Volunteers

Lynda Taylor, Co-Director
Robert Haspel, Co-Director
Luis Torres + Gilbert Vigil, Co-Managers
    Charcoal/Wood Preservation Project
Luther Martinez, Forestry Team Leader
Dale Snake + Chris Simbolo, on Team
The Doctors Janette + Will Fischer, Biologists
Emily Duffy, Webmaster

Leadership Council

Loren Allen, Santa Fe
Leslie Barclay, Santa Fe
Robin Collier, Taos
Margo Covington, Santa Fe
Erin Dayl, Taos
Paula Garcia, Mora
Gunter Pauli, Global ZERI Network
Joey and Danny Sam, Picuris
Miguel Santistevan, Taos
Luis Torres, Santa Cruz
Gilbert Vigil, Taos
Alfred von Bachmayr, Santa Fe

Some facts about our board and leadership council

Burke Denman, President of Denman & Assoc., winner of '98 Renew America Award for Green Building and winner of '99 Green Zia Award for Green Building.

Rene Ingold, Owner of the Galisteo Creek Ranch, a model for alternative and solar building.

Camille Bustamante, Environmental Scientist.

Danny Buck, New Mexico Strawbale Association.

Francis Pavich, Founder of Green Tech Institute.

Lynda Taylor, Co-director of SCZ with 25 years of previous work for environmental non-profits.

Robert Haspel, Co-director of SCZ and serves on the Sustainable Santa Fe Commission.

Janette Fischer, PhD and Will Fischer, PhD, Biologists working on the New Mexico Fungi Bank and all mushroom projects.

Loren Allen, Sr. Engineering Technician with Natural Systems International (wetlands, sanitation)

Lesley Barclay, Founder of the non-profit, Earth Works Institute, which pursues sustainable intergration of human habitats into natural environments.

Robin Collier, Exec. Director, Tierra Wools, Los Ojos, NM, a women-owned weaving company.

Margo Covington, Chair, Sustainable Santa Fe Commission.

Erin Dayl, Nineteen years of Organization Development and International Conflict Resolution.

Paula Garcia, Exec. Director of the NM Acequia Assoc.

Gunter Pauli, Founder and Director of the Geneva-based Global ZERI Network.

Joey and Danny Sam, Members of the non-casino Picuris Indian Pueblo and co-managers of the Picuris Sustainable Bison Project.

Miguel Santistevan, Bachelor of Science, Master of Agriculture Ecology, youth development specialist.

Luis Torres, Board Member of both the High County News and the New Mexico Conservation Education Foundation.

Gilbert Vigil, former Supervisor for the Carson National Forest in northern New Mexico.

Alfred von Bachmayr, Von Bachmayr Architects, Founding Member of the non-profit, Builders Without Borders which specializes in strawbale housing.

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Sustainable Communities/ZERI-NM is a public 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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