Board Member

Vice President, Advancement & Enrollment Strategy, Central New Mexico Community College

Samantha has been with CNM for 14 years, serving for the last eight years in the President’s Office and the CNM Foundation previously. She is currently overseeing the comprehensive advancement and community engagement strategy with the CNM Foundation Inc, CNM Ingenuity Inc. – including all non-credit, workforce and contract training. CNM Small Business Development Center, CNM Global Education, and CNM School Relations and Outreach Services are aligned under her leadership.

Samantha was formerly a development specialist with UNM Hospitals and student development associate with UNM. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business from UNM Robert O. Anderson Schools of Management, an MBA from University of Phoenix and is pursuing a doctorate of education. With more than 17 years of experience in higher education in New Mexico, Samantha has served on several higher education initiatives, such as the Operations Team and the College Completion Network of Mission: Graduate and several joint task forces between CNM, Albuquerque Public Schools, and the University of New Mexico.