Past NMAG EventWednesday, September 5 Quarterly Membership Meeting

NMAG Quarterly Member Meeting

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

10:30 am – 2:00 pm MT

Santa Fe Higher Education Center

1950 Siringo Rd

Santa Fe, NM 87106

*Remote Access Option Available*

Open to all New Mexico Funders, Trustees, Board & Staff

The theme for this meeting is on the role and intersection of philanthropy and government. Specifically, the importance of leveraging government funding in our communities and philanthropy’s unique ability to use its capital — financial and influence — to take risks, forge partnerships, explore innovative strategies and advocate for our communities.

Join us for a presentation and discussion on the upcoming 2019 legislative session with Senator Peter Wirth (D-Santa Fe – 25) and Senate Majority Leader. 

Senator Peter Wirth


10:30 – 11:00 am           Registration and networking

11:00 – 11:15 am           Welcome Announcements

11:15 – 12:00 am           Member Updates, Brief Presentations, New Policy Initiatives

  • NewMexicoWomen.Org (NMW.O), The Heart of Gender Justice in New Mexico, Sarah Ghiorse, Executive Director and Fatima van Hattum Program Co-Director

12:00 – 12:30 pm           Networking Lunch

 12:30 – 2:00 pm            The Role and Intersection of Philanthropy and Government

  • State Legislature: The 2018 legislative session Majority Floor Leader Senator Peter Wirth will speak to the upcoming legislative session.
  • Facilitated discussion and Q & A with Kathy Keith, Director of Community Partnerships Office, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Communications and Public Affairs Division, NMAG Board Member
  • New Mexico Voices for Children, James Jimenez – New Mexico Public Leaders Project