Our Staff


Letty Naranjo, Executive Director.  Letty has a BA and MA coursework in Sociology (Race/Ethnic Relations) from New Mexico State University. She has worked in higher education for 25 years, and is a national site reviewer for accreditation for ProLiteracy America.  She is bilingual (Spanish/English), and has been the Executive Director of Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe since 1994.

Israel Garcia, Program Assistant.  Israel has an A.A. in Business Administration & Accounting from Santa Fe Community College. He has worked at the Adult Basic Education Department for 2 years. He has also worked as a trainer and program coordinator for an organization that supported individuals with developmental disabilities. Israel has been a volunteer tutor for the Basic Literacy Program and GED Program.  Currently, Israel is seeking a B.A. in Business from New Mexico Highlands University. He is bilingual (Spanish/English). In his free time he enjoys the outdoors and playing the guitar.

Amanda Rivera de Garcia is in charge of the English as a Second Language Program.

Susan Rathjen is in charge of our Basic Literacy Program.