July 2013 President’s Letter
Thank you all for your participation at the June 19th event. Attendance was at a record high including the distinguished presence of eight past Presidents! We would like to extend a special thank you to Billy Dragoo, incoming NAWBO national board of directors Chair, who gave an incredibly motivational presentation on growing our chapter and becoming a more successful business owner. We are committed as a board to execute this coming 2013-2014 NAWBO promise: “Only NAWBO Northern New Mexico serves the Women’s Business Community by providing opportunities to develop business relationships, nurture personal relationships, build community connections, and influence public policy resulting in greater business success.”
With your help as our membership, we will accomplish our goals and enact our Promise through refocusing our mission using the pillars of success to emphasize greater business success in Northern New Mexico. Women have become the driving force of this nation and have become the target audience for successful leadership and change.
Please help me welcome our talented, newly elected Board of Directors who are listed below:
President: Edna Lopez, COMPA Industries Inc.
Secretary: Andrea Carvey, Drumfire Visual Communications
Treasurer: Lisa Obeji, REDW
Director of Education & Leadership: Susan Miertl, CPA
Director of Economic Development: Martha Carpenter, Maestas & Ward
Director of Public Policy: Lori Guthrie, Lady Bug Realty
Director of Membership: Christy Martinez, Farmers Insurance
Director of Communications: Antonia Montoya, Change is Yours
Director of External Community: Patricia Chavez, PLC Enterprises
Vice President of Strategic Oversight: Rosemary Breehl, BTZ Brand
Thank you again for your support and participation within our organization. We look forward to seeing each of you next month!
Edna L. Lopez
President, NAWBO 2013-2014