Board of Directors

As a nonprofit organization, Adelante is governed by a board of directors that make decisions about running the agency and help to ensure our ability to provide support services for the long run. We are proud to have diverse and caring board members that bring knowledge, business savvy, and community connections to Adelante.

Bob Walton
Adelante Board Chair

Vice President of Business Development
Albuquerque Economic Development

Ryan Baca
Adelante Board Vice Chair

Internal Communication Specialist
Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Molly Madden
Adelante Board Secretary 
Retired Teacher
Belen Schools

Pamela Sullivan
Adelante Board Treasurer

Northrop Grumman Corporation

Merritt Allen
Owner & Executive Director
Vox Optima, LLC

Melissa Banik
Medicare Program Director
Presbyterian Health Plan

Lisa Chavez

Retired Teacher
Belen Consolidated Schools

William Gralow
Civerolo, Gralow, Hill & Curtis 

Pam Hurd-Knief
University of New Mexico

Gordon Little
Miller Stratvert PA


Patricia Maguire, MPA, LBSW
Retired, NM Dept of Health - DDSD
Independent Consultant, Mi Via Waiver

Mike Lowrimore
Senior Vice President/ NM Regional Manager
Bank of the West

Quinn Wingerd
Principal Policy and Compliance Accountant
Sandia National Laboratories