Board Officers

Victoria Otero

Executive Director

Victoria is the Executive Director of Villa Therese Catholic Clinic, the only true free clinic in the State of NM that provides free basic and primary medical, dental, and vision services to the uninsured and anyone in need. Victoria has a Masters in Health Administration from UNM.

Michael Montoya

Chairman of the Board

Michael Montoya, FACHE, MHA, MBA is Vice President of Primary & Urgent Care Services at Presbyterian Healthcare Services. He has a Master of Health Administration from the University of New Mexico and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Ron Aldrich

Immediate Past Chair

Ron Aldrich, MBA, LFACHE, has fifty-four years leadership and governance experience in national and regional healthcare organizations including twenty years as CEO of three multi-hospital systems and five years as a hospital CEO.

Emelda Martinez


Emelda Martinez, RN, BSN, has over 35 years working in the Maternal Child Health field. As a clinical RN, she worked 12 years in the hospital setting as a Pediatric Intensive Care Nurse. She has a Bachelor of Science (BSN) degree from UNM.

Adam Archuleta


Adam Archuleta, MPH comes to the Villa Therese Catholic Clinic as a health care executive with 28 years of experience working for the Department of Health & Human Services Indian Health Service including servicing at CFO of the IHS in Santa Fe. He has a Master of Public Health from the University of Arizona School of Medicine. 

Ashley Gonzales


Ashley Gonzales, RN, DNP, MHA, MJ is a contract registered nurse. She received a Masters of Healthcare Administration and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of New Mexico and a Master of Jurisprudence from Loyola University.

Board Members

Fr. Larry Brito

Board Member

Fr Larry R Brito, MDIV, Pastor of Saint Anne Parish Santa Fe. Fr. Larry was ordained in 2000. He is chair of the archbishop’s commission on the preservation of historical churches, and rector of Santo Niño Regional Catholic School.

Dolores Shapiro

Board Member

Dolores Shapiro, Ph.D., RN, is a retired professor of nursing and anthropology whose research focused on Afro-Catholic religious groups in Brazil.  She hails from the borough of the Bronx in New York City, where she was educated by the Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul and the Mothers of the Order of St. Ursula.

Genevieve Tarnow

Board Member

Genevieve Tarnow, FACHE, MHA has over 10 years of healthcare administration and operations experience. She currently serves as the Oncology Service Line Director for the CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center, which includes oversight of the Regional Cancer Center, Clinical Trials, Palliative Care and Wound Care and Hyperbaric Programs.

Aamna Nayyar

Board Member

Nayyar holds her dental practice license with the Dental Board of California and Pakistan Medical & Dental Council. She has been serving as the Director of the Department of Dental Health at Santa Fe Community College [SFCC] since 2003. Nayyar is Co-Chair of New Mexico Oral Health Coalition [NMOHC].

Bill Bernahl

Member at Large

Bill Bernahl, MBA is a retired corporate executive who brings experience in strategy and internet technology. Bill led ecommerce and digital marketing at United Airlines and Hyatt Hotels. He has also served as Chief Technology Officer for numerous internet startups. Bill has a BS in Computer Science from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the University of New Mexico.