What They Do

The New Mexico State University Foundation Board of Directors is responsible for the management of the New Mexico State University Foundation, a private 501 (c)(3) organization, tasked with raising private support for the University. The Board bears fiduciary responsibility for the investment and management of all funds raised by the Foundation on behalf of New Mexico State University.

The NMSU Foundation's Mission is to:

  • Foster personal and corporate philanthropy
  • Continually excel in its fundraising performance
  • Be a prudent and productive steward of its endowments
  • Honor its profound fiduciary responsibility to its donors
Christian Hendrickson
Christian Hendrickson '97

Board Chair

Kyle Louvar
Kyle Louvar '98

Immediate Past Chair

Louis Vega
Louis Vega '92

Vice Chair

Amy Hummer
Amy Hummer


Eric Powell
Eric Powell '80

Interim Treasurer

Dino Camuñez
Dino Camuñez
Orlando Castañeda
Orlando Castañeda
Jag Cheema
Jag Cheema
Kevin Conroy
Kevin Conroy ’91, ‘99
John Cordova
John Cordova ‘81
Abel Covarrubias
Abel Covarrubias ’96, ‘98
Bob Dintelman
Bob Dintelman ’73, ‘74
Sue Dintelman
Sue Dintelman ‘72
Chris Dulaney
Chris Dulany '05, '12
Del Esparza
Del Esparza ‘91
Sue Gerber
Sue Gerber ‘84
Joel Granger
Joel Granger '98
Margaret Hardin
Margaret Hardin ‘94
Judy Johnson
Judy Johnson '12
Michael Law
Michael Law
Nicole Louvar
Nicole Louvar '98
Ross McCallister
Ross McCallister '76
Bob Martinez
Bob Martinez '65
Manny Mora
Manny Mora ’84
Mike Packard
Mike Packard ‘64
Susan Plantz
Susan Plantz '83
Brenda Porter
Brenda Porter
Thomas Price
Thomas Price '89, '92
Marc Reyes
Marc Reyes ‘00
Jim Rhodes
Jim Rhodes '78
Kyle Rhodes
Kyle Rhodes '81
Joseph Salopek
Joseph Salopek
Frank Seidel
Frank Seidel '81
Carol Smallwood
Carol Smallwood
DeAnza Valencia
DeAnza Valencia ’96