Annual Report

Denise E. Herrera, PhD, MCHES

Nathan Padilla, LCSW, BS, AA

Vision Statement

Building a future where health disparities no longer exist

Con Alma Health Foundation strives toward a vibrant and equitable New Mexico, where every individual enjoys access to quality healthcare, experiences improved well-being, and lives in a thriving and inclusive community.

Our unwavering commitment to a future where health disparities no longer exist drives us to be a catalyst for positive change.


Grants focus on ensuring all New Mexicans have full and equal access to opportunities that enable them to lead healthy lives

46 grants to support nonprofits totaling $2,030,700

9 grants totaling


Supporting health systems strategies to address the needs of our diverse communities

10 grants totaling


Promoting the health and wellness of the people of Los Alamos, Rio Arriba, and northern Santa Fe communities through a partnership between the Con Alma Health Foundation and the Hospital Auxiliary for Los Alamos Medical Center

7 grants totaling


Strengthening the capacity of New Mexico’s nonprofit sector

20 grants totaling


With funding from the W.K.Kellogg Foundation, these grants supported the ongoing healing and community rebuild efforts related to the global pandemic


Condensed Statement of Financial Position as of December 31, 2022


Current and other assets $ 3,598,502
Investments 27,005,183
Property and equipment 594,055
Total assets 31,197,740

Liabilities and Net Assets

Current liablities 88,109
Net assets 31,109,631
Total assets 31,197,740


Condensed Statement of Activities as of December 31, 2023


Grants $ 334,000
Contributions 5,046,607
Investment Income (loss) (3,488,974)
Total Revenues $ 1,891,633


Grants and Program $ 2,723,223
General and Administrative 318,929
Fundraising 9,808
Total Expenses $ 3,051,960

Nathan Padilla, Roswell

Robert Apodaca, Santa Fe

Barry Herskowitz, Santa Fe

Robin Brulé, Albuquerque

Linda Dodd, Carlsbad
Rainey Enjady, Mescalero Apache Nation
Lori Martinez, Las Cruces
Alisha Parada, MD, Albuquerque
Regis Pecos, Cochiti Pueblo
Lorrina Segovia, Roswell
Fred Sandoval, Cochiti
Terri Tewart, Santa Fe
Gary Williams, Albuquerque

Donna House, Alcalde

Vice Chair
Robert Nelson, Albuquerque

Beverly Allen, Carlsbad
Joaquín Argüello de Jesús, Albuquerque
Yolanda Cruz, Las Vegas
Jim Coates, Glenwood
Melanie Goodman, Mesilla Sonlatsa
“Sunshine” Martin, Gallup
Twila Rutter, Clovis
Susie Trujillo, Silver City
Helen Tso, Farmington

Executive Director
Denise Herrera, PhD

Program Director
Nelsy Dominguez

Associate Director
Amy Donafrio

Information Manager
Cecile LaBore

Program Officer
Dennis McCutcheon

Communications Consultant
Deborah Busemeyer

Candace Hintenach

Members at Large
Steve Gaber
Rick Tyner

Joe Gutierrez, Los Alamos

Larry Brown, Los Alamos
Denise Herrera, Santa Fe
Shelly Morris, Los Alamos
Jennifer Romero, Tesuque
Carole Watanabe, Los Alamos

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