Board Chair- Fr. Terrence Brennan
Father Brennan is well-known in northern New Mexico for his vigorous efforts to improve the lives of families and women. A successful attorney who was ordained as a Catholic priest in 1999, he has served as the Board President of a women’s rehabilitation center in Taos and as founder of a charter school in Espanola. In addition to his work with Interfaith Leap, Fr. Brennan serves on the Boards of the Santa Fe Housing Trust, and Inside-Out, a peer-oriented counseling program in Taos and Espanola. He has a wealth of experience in nonprofit management as well as degrees in business (Ohio State U.) and law (American University).
Program Manager – Dolores Rivera LADAC
Dolores has established herself as a provider for over 20 years, working long and numerous hours in both outpatient and residential settings including co-ed environments. Discovering that residential treatment was the field of choice, Dolores became a Licensed Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselor, and developed her knowledge, skills and expertise in the start-up and build-up of facilities and programs. As new challenges await, Dolores is looking forward to once again assist in the development of the new Sangre de Cristo House program.
Business Advisor – Lanier Hartnagle
Lanier is an entrepreneur who spent the past 13 years developing and operating a world-class fly fishing resort here in New Mexico. Her passion is working with youth on the importance of caring for the environment; with wounded veterans through Project Healing Waters, and with cancer patients through Reel Recovery, which introduces them to the joy of sport fishing. She has a degree in business from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Lanier’s commitment stems from her belief that Sangre de Cristo House project will alter the trajectory of women’s lives in the most positive way.