Our help. Your Home.


Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.

Henry Ford


Board of Directors

Patricia Nie, President, has been an active force in housing low income New Mexicans for more than 20 years. She is the VP of Community Development with Wells Fargo Bank and has served on many nonprofit boards and housing coalitions.

Wayne Miller, Vice President, is the VP of Commercial Real Estate for Washington Federal Bank, and a native son. Besides his abiding commitment to affordable housing, he is active with the Santa Fe Home Builders Association.

John Quintana, Secretary, is a retired affordable housing professional and advocate for low income and disabled community members, as well as for people with HIV/AIDS.

Leroy Baca, Treasurer, a VP with Century Bank, has been a mortgage lender since 1982. Leroy volunteers as a trainer in the Housing Trust’s homebuyer education program.

Ed Archuleta, Member, is a social worker and assisted in the founding of the St. Elizabeth Shelter. He is a community activist working to end homelessness.

Jamie Blosser, Member, of Atkin Olshin Schade Architects, oversees the Ohkay Owingeh Preservation Plan and works with the UNM American Indian Learning & Leadership Center.

Father Terry Brennan, Member, is the pastor for Santa Domingo Pueblo parish. Father Terry is a former lawyer and a tireless advocate for the homeless.

Mike Chapman, (Past President) Member, is the President of Chapman Construction. He is an award winning builder and serves on numerous construction industry-related boards.

Mari Gay Grana, Member, retired community development professional and award winning poet and writer. Mari served on Governor Richardson’s Ethics Committee.

Natasya Gundersen, Member, Natasya and her husband Gary are organic farmers and members of the Certified Organic NM Producers, Processors, Handlers and Retailers Association.

Estevan Trujillo, Member, is a principal of e3 Design Lab. He is the President of Greenvote and is active in the Adobe Alliance, which promotes cooperative building techniques.

William “Rusty” Wafer, Member, is a Commercial Realtor with Santa Fe Properties and a Santa Fe native. Rusty is a volunteer with homebuyer education.


Sharron Welsh, Executive Director
Joyce Arellano, Program Manager / Counselor
Ronald Chavez, Housing Counselor
James Hicks, Tierra Contenta CEO
Maria Horta, Housing Counselor
M. Nellie Martinez, Deputy Director
Shannon Quintana, Administrative Assistant
Justin Robison, Controller
Michael Smith, AIDS Re-entry Consultant
Guy Stanke, Consulting Construction Manager
Dave Thomas, Stage Coach Project Manager
Peggy Vasquez, Tierra Contenta Admin. Asst.

Stage Coach Staff – 466-1560

Norma Gutierrez, Property Manager

Francis Garcia, Assistant Manager

Jesus Urvina, Maintenance

Village Sage Staff – 474-4226

Norma Gutierrez, Property Manager

Francis Garcia, Assistant Manager

Jose Sandoval, Maintenance


Significant Support
City of Santa Fe
Enterprise Community Partners
Gardner Associates/La Pradera
Housing Partnership Network
New Mexico MFA
UnitedHealth Group

Community Partners
Bank of Oklahoma
Century Bank
Christ Church of Santa Fe
Employees of Southwest Title
Integrated Design and Architecture
Ironstone Bank
McCune Foundation
Pavilion Construction
Sam’s Club
Shlenker Block Fund
TJ Maxx
US Bank
Wal-Mart Super Store
Washington Federal
Wells Fargo
Whole Kids Foundation

Pro Bono Services
Daniel Arellano
Leroy Baca, Century Bank
Kitty Broadbent
Rick C’de Baca, Big Jo Hardware
Olga Chavez, Barker Realty
Brian DiPalma, Del Norte Credit Union
Lynne Einleger, Coldwell Banker
Belinda Ferrero,  State Farm Ins.
Robin Harder,  Energy Star NM
Jeff Howley,  Farmers Insurance
Kay Jones, Southwest Title
Robert Morris, Bank of Albuquerque
Randy Moya, WIN Home Inspections
Drew Richman,  Acceptance Capital Corp.
Touree Robinson, Centex Homes
Diana Ronquillo,  Citizens Bank
Garrett Seawright, State Farm Ins.
Jeanette Yardman, PNM
Sheri Stiver Zinn,  Coldwell Banker
Ron Van Amberg, Esq.
Louis Martinez, Turquoise Trail
Randall Montoya, New Penn Financial