Our Board of Directors

Kimberly Wiley, President:  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.

Ginger Richardson, Vice President:  Ginger has been a BL 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.

Baksim Goddard, Treasurer:  Baksim has been an ESL and Citizenship tutor 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.

James Wurts, Secretary:  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.

Nestor Lopez:  Nestor joined the Board of Directors of LVSF in March of 2017. He is an office manager at Nusenda Credit Union.

Gayle Mills:  Gayle has been tutoring since 2017 and joined the LVSF Board in 2018. Prior to moving to Santa Fe, she was a senior business development professional in the biopharmaceutical industry. Gayle also serves on the Board of Directors of the Española Humane Society.

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.

Maria Padilla:  As a native Santa Fean and community activist, Maria understands the importance and benefit of a literate and healthy community. The goal is to connect our local multi-cultural communities through respect, education and understanding of language and culture so we may all prosper together.

Edna Reyes-Wilson:  Edna is a retired PhD psychologist who moved to Santa Fe from El Paso, Texas two years ago. She has been and ESL tutor for a little over a year and also volunteers with the Food Depot and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, as well as singing with the Symphony Chorus. “I feel greatly rewarded through being able to help others better their lives and attain higher goals.