Our board is comprised of talented professionals with a wide range of skills, education and experience. The board oversees the executive director and are champions of our fundraising goals.
Director, Grant Writer
Darcy Campbell earned her BS in Biology from the University of South Carolina and her MS in Health Physics from Georgetown University. Darcy became a Certified Health Physicist in 2017, one of just 1200 nationwide. She has served as an instructor for a workforce development program at University of New Mexico, Los Alamos as well as in accredited training programs for her current and previous employers. Darcy is currently the Director of Radiation Protection for an environmental cleanup project in Los Alamos where she oversees her department’s training activities and provides overall programmatic direction. In her spare time, Darcy works at a yoga and cycling wellness studio and enjoys spending time in the beautiful outdoors hiking and trail running.
Sandra Candelari Randel
Sandra’s accounting and business management career spans thirty-five years and three states, Texas, New Mexico and California. After earning her degree in accounting she began a career working alongside Kathy Whitmire, former mayor of Houston, in Kathy’s CPA practice. Also, in Texas she served as Controller for a Credit Union in the Texas Medical Center and for a business conglomerate before being recruited by an Albuquerque Insurance Company, as Controller. Lastly, in Los Angeles she held the position of Controller for a large residential real estate firm. Sandra retired to Santa Fe in 2019.
Advisory Director, School Psychologist/Educational Diagnostician, Tenure Professor, & School Administrator
Mariana is a native “Nueva Mexicana” and patriot. Her research and citable publications emphasis in cultural and linguistic diversity within protected populations embodies her strong sense of devotion for individuals with disabilities. She is a nationally certified psychoeducational diagnostician who contracts independently through her firm Indigo Diagnostics and with statewide contracting agencies who provide aid to public schools in New Mexico. She serves New Mexico public schools in an administrative capacity and shares her experience in IDEA due process proceedings, institutionalization processes, and diagnosing Autism and DSM-5 related disabilities. Mariana has also been called on to support IDEA procedures as a bilingual advocate for underrepresented migrant families as well as our youngest New Mexico children who are impacted by familial illicit substance abuse. As faculty at the University of New Mexico and New Mexico Highlands University, she also prides herself as being an Alumna of Texas Tech University, Colorado State University, New Mexico Highlands University, and a United States Military veteran. Mariana loves to dance with her best friend of 26 years, laugh with her four sons, and run with her white labrador retriever near her home in Northern New Mexico.