Advisory Board Members
- Revathi A-Davidson, MA, MPH
- Joanna Colangelo, ex officio
- Greg Holt
- Leslie Neal
- Agnes Noonan, Past Board Chair (2014-2016)
- Kristin Rortvedt, Board Chair (2016-2018)
- John H. Stichman, PhD, PE (Ret.)
Revathi A-Davidson, MA (Vanderbilt University); MPH (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) is a retired healthcare and hospital administrator who had a long career at Presbyterian Healthcare Services in Albuquerque where her leadership positions included the Oncology Program, Home HealthCare and Hospice Services, the Medicine Program (Adult Hospitalist and Intensivist Services), and Kaseman Presbyterian Hospital and Campus. In retirement, she is involved with healthcare decision making and end of life care planning initiatives and also works as a volunteer Spanish to English translator for domestic violence victims.
Joanna is a community and social engagement professional with over ten years’ experience in corporate philanthropy/grantmaking, fundraising, grant-writing, cause-related marketing, strategic planning and nonprofit organizational development. Joanna is part of the Philanthropic Services team and manages the Albuquerque Community Foundation’s (ACF) grantmaking, including the Competitive Grant Program, donor-advised grants and special grant programs. With a focus on community outreach, Joanna also builds relationships with fellow funders to ensure that ACF is working collaboratively with partners in the community and exploring innovative funding initiatives to support Albuquerque. Joanna serves as an ex officio Advisory Board member because of ACF's and UWCNM's shared interest in CNPE since 2005.
Greg Holt is an engineering group leader at Intel Corporation. For 14 years Greg was driving change on leading edge technologies at Intel's New Mexico site, working in development at Intel's California Technology site, and assisting in new technology startup at Intel's Ireland site. For several years he served on the Intel New Mexico United Way campaign as a data analyst and Alexis de Tocqueville campaign manager. Greg has also served on the United Way of Central New Mexico Community Fund panel as the Intel representative. Greg is a native New Mexican with a a BS in Mechanical Engineering from New Mexico State University. He is an active community volunteer who performs automotive repair for single mothers and the elderly at Sagebrush Community Church. Greg enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and two children.
Leslie Neal, a 30-year veteran of the banking industry, is currently Vice President of the Community Affairs Division of US Bank. She also owned Neal & Associates, a company that provided consulting services to financial institutions in the areas of regulatory compliance management, community development, project management and policy and procedure development. In addition to her experience in the corporate sector, she served as executive director of the Girl Scouts of Chaparral Council, Inc. and development director of the Albuquerque Museum Foundation. Leslie has been an active community volunteer in New Mexico, serving on a number of nonprofit boards including the Junior League of Albuquerque, Enterprise Foundation (Santa Fe), and YWCA of the Middle Rio Grande, WESST, and Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation.
Agnes Noonan has served as the President of the Women’s Economic Self-Sufficiency Team (WESST), a statewide economic development organization in New Mexico, since 1991. Previously, she served as the Executive Director of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt, where she worked with local, regional, and international agencies on issues relating to economic development. She has also had her own consulting practice which focused on U.S. companies exploring overseas investment opportunities. In Costa Rica, she served as a small business consultant for the United States Peace Corps, working with a variety of small, locally based businesses. Agnes holds a B.A. in Political Science from Berea College and an M.A. in International Affairs with a concentration in Business and Economics from The George Washington University. In 1995, she was selected as the SBA’s Women’s Business Advocate of the Year for New Mexico; in 2005, she was one of five inaugural inductees into the New Mexico Business Hall of Fame sponsored by Junior Achievement. In 2006, she was appointed to the Community Advisory Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. In 2009, she was selected as a “Top-Performing CEO” by New Mexico Business Weekly.
Kristin Rortvedt is the Executive Director of Ronald McDonald House Charities of New Mexico, a nonprofit organization that provides comfort, care and a home away from home for families of children with medical needs. She previously served as the Community Liaison for PNM Resources, an energy holding company based in Albuquerque, NM. In this role, she led the company’s employee volunteer efforts through company-sponsored activities and develops community engagement opportunities for employees in a two-state service area. In addition, she administered grants to nonprofits and educators through the nonprofit PNM Resources Foundation. Prior to joining PNM Resources, Kristin served as the Volunteer Development Director with the Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails, Inc. Before moving to New Mexico in 2001, she worked as a university admissions counselor in Minnesota. She holds a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from Minnesota State University Moorhead.
John H. Stichman, PhD, PE (Ret.) retired from Sandia National Laboratories, where he served as Executive Vice President, Deputy Laboratory Director and Chief Operating Officer. At Sandia since 1972, John was responsible for Laboratory operations, staff, and facilities and for developing policy and assuring implementation. He was responsible for the overall stewardship of the technical capabilities of the Laboratory and for setting, promulgating, and maintaining standards for technical activities. He had responsibilities for transformational activities in technology and in operations. He was responsible for the independent assessment of weapons’ safety, security, and reliability for Sandia. Dr. Stichman received a BS, a Master’s, and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin in Madison. He is married to Kristine, and they have three grown children. John has served on several Boards including New Life Symphony Orchestra Southwest; Industrial Advisory Board, University of Wisconsin College of Engineering; STC.UNM Board of Directors; Quintessence Choral Artists of the Southwest; National Museum of Nuclear Science & History; ARCA; Co-chair and member of United Way of Central New Mexico Stewardship Committee; and Chairman – United Way of Central NM Strategic Plan Implementation Committee.