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
Past President, Leadership Illinois
Community Organizer & Planner, Fund Development & Non-Profit Executive Director
Audit Partner, KPGM
Executive Director, Southwest Women’s Law Center
Associate Director, Los Alamos National Lab
Manager, Economic Development & Community Affairs – NM Gas Company & NM Communities
Sandia National Labs
President, Aztec Machine & Repair
Owner/President, All Type Printing, Promotions, and Mailing LLC
Owner and Manager, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Taos Real Estate
EMNRD Director, State Parks Division
SOX Compliance Supervisor, PNM Resource Foundation
Upcoming Board Meeting Dates
- November 24, 2016 - Albuquerque
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