Ruth

Business Manager

Ruth attended CNM where she received her Associates Degree in Accounting and continues to further her education in Human Resources. She serves as NAPPR’s Business Manager. She was drawn to NAPPR because of their positive impact it has on children and their future and believes in it's mission. Ruth shares her passion for her work with her colleagues, taking on an approachable and friendly work ethic. Ruth believes it is vital that staff have peace of mind and support as employees. Ruth is originally from Taos, has four sisters and two children. She is very involved in fitness, likes to compete in running competitions, and enjoys being an active participant in her faith.

Damon

ED Administrative Assistant

Damon joined NAPPR in 2016 and has been a NAPPR volunteer since 2010. He has a B.A. in Secondary Education and a minor in theatre. He is currently a member of the inaugural M.A. Chicanx Studies cohort at the University of New Mexico where he is studying the mental health and school social climate perception among Chicanx LGBTQ+ youth, and is working on an interdisciplinary graduate certificate in race and social justice. Damon is the GLSEN Albuquerque Co-Chair and Policy Coordinator, he alo sits on the NM Educational Theatre Association and where he works advocating for theatre arts education and creating equity for LGBTQ+ students in the state of New Mexico.