The Board of Directors is the governing body of the Coalition; the Board is comprised of elected officials from the Barelas community. Board members serve a three-year term.

2018 Board of Directors

Executive Committee:

Alejandro Saavedra, President

Bernadette Garcia de Rodriguez,  Vice President

Anne McCormick, Secretary

Lucas Pedraza, Treasurer

Board Members:

Ophelia Adelai-Cornet.  Neighborhood Resident, Artist/Teacher

Eric Griego. Neighborhood Resident

Francisco Uvina. Director for the Historic Preservation and Regionalism Graduate Certificate Program at the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of New Mexico.

Robert Vigil Neighborhood Resident, Church Deacon. Robert is a lifelong resident of Barelas and has been working with the community for 25+ years.

Tim Nisly. Neighborhood Resident.

Chad Gruber. Business/Property owner in Barelas, Lawyer at United South Broadway.

Lauren Gutierrez. Teacher at Coronado Elementary School.

Tino Zamora. Hispano Chamber of Commerce


Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce

1309 4th St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102