Our Board of Directors

Ruth Greenberger, President: Ruth was an ESL group tutor for 5 years and has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2012.  She spent 40 years as a teacher of English and Spanish, an elementary and secondary school principal, and a national educational consultant.  She has lived in Santa Fe since 2009.

Kimberly Wiley, Vice-President and Secretary: Kim has been an ESL and BL Tutor with LVSF since 2012, and a member of the Board of Directors since January 2014.  She retired from IBM as a Senior Managing Consultant with Global Business Services, in the Strategy and Organizational Change Practice.  She has been been living in Santa Fe since 2007.

Baksim Goddard, Treasurer: Baksim has been an ESL and Citizenship Tutor for a few years since 2012.  Before coming to Santa Fe in 2011, Baksim was Vice President in charge of business/brokerage, systems development for a major Wall Street Firm.  She was part of a team of technical architects, analysts, developers and programmers who took the lead in the back-office brokerage automation in New York City in 1978.

The Rev. Pedro Cuevas: Fr. Pedro was born in the Dominican Republic and lived for seven years in Tijuana, Mexico, where he finished his theological education at St Andrews’ Theological Studies Center (CETSA). Before being ordained, Fr. Pedro was a lawyer in the Dominican Republic, specializing in human rights, worker justice, and grass-roots organizing.  Currently, he is the Associate Rector of Saint Bede’s Episcopal Church, in Santa Fe, from the Diocese of the Rio Grande in New Mexico, active member of the Posvention Team of Sky Center, in Santa Fe, and member of the Board of the Episcopal Network for Economic Justice (ENJ).

Dolly H. Gray-Bussard: MA in history, Georgetown University.  Co-founder and CEO, Energy/Matter Conversion Corporation.  Present member of the Board of Directors, LVSF, former LVSF tutor.  At present, Treasurer and member of the Board of Directors, Croatan Institute, member of the National Council, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet.

Linda Osborne: Linda began tutoring in 2008 and joined the LVSF Board in 2016.  She retired and moved to Santa Fe in 1999 from San Francisco where she was in the health care world as a writer and later head of a medical malpractice defense fund.

Ginger Richardson: Ginger has been a Literacy Tutor since 2015 and a board member since 2016.  A founder of the community maker space Make Santa Fe, Ginger’s career has focused on educational innovation first at UC Berkeley and then as McKinnon Vice President for Education at the Santa Fe Institute.

Adena Whitman:  Adena has worked in marketing, communications and public relations for the last 25 years and has been in the credit union industry since 2005. She relocated to Santa Fe in 2014 and is currently Marketing & Outreach Director for Guadalupe Credit Union. She joined the LVSF Board of Directors in 2017.

James Wurts: Jim has been an ESL tutor/teacher for over six years. with Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe, the Aberg Center for Literacy in Dallas, and Richland Community College in Dallas.  Prior to his retirement, he was a health care executive serving in roles as a hospital CEO, physician group practice administrator, senior health system executive, strategic planner, and consultant.  He has a B.S. in Economics (with an English minor) and a M.B.A.