Peggy Sanchez Mills
Chief Executive Officer
Peggy Sanchez Mills is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the
Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails, the premier national organization
for girls. Throughout her 30 year career she has been a strong
advocate for programs and public policy promoting the interests of
girls and women.
Prior to her return to her native New Mexico, Ms Sanchez Mills
served as the CEO of the YWCA of the United States in Washington D.C.
She additionally served as the first CEO of the National Healthy Start
Association. Prior to her years in DC, she served for 20 years as the
CEO for the YWCA of Tampa Bay. Her accomplishments and achievements
in these positions are extensive reflecting the wide range of human
services programs she over saw. These included early childhood care
and education, infant mortality, maternal and child health, affordable
housing, emergency and transitional housing for women and children,
adolescent pregnancy, family support, youth development and child
abuse prevention. Additionally Ms Sanchez Mills has testified
and/or worked with the Congress on the reauthorizations of the
Violence Against Women, Healthy Start and Adolescent Pregnancy Acts.
Ms. Sanchez Mills holds a Master in Public Administration degree
from Golden Gate University and her undergraduate degree from the
University of South Florida. She has received Distinguished Alumni
awards from each of these institutions. She has been honored with
many awards including being named one of the Top 80 Hispanic Business
Women of the Year by Hispanic Business magazine.
Becky has over 23 years of accounting experience and currently is
the Assistant Controller for Shared Services for PNM Resources, Inc.
Becky has been a Board Member since 2009 and most recently served as
an officer in the capacity of Treasurer. She has contributed
significantly to the financial stability of the Council and has
provided critical leadership in areas related to finance, internal
controls and fiscal accountability. She is an asset to this Council.
Becky Teague, Chair of the Board of Directors
Director of Customer Service, PNM
Maribeth Thornton, Vice Chair
Executive Director, UNM Children's Hospital
Marian Wrage, Secretary
Environmental Programs Manager, City of Rio Rancho
Molly Emkes, Treasurer
Retired Director of Finance
Peggy Sanchez Mills, CEO
Members at Large
Pilot Aero Infosearch
KPMG LLC, Partner
Los Alamos National Laboratory
NM Gas Company
Sandia National Labs
Aztec Machine & Repair
Berkshire Hathaway / Taos Real Estate
New Mexico State Parks Division
PNM Resources, Inc.
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