Who We Are

New Mexico Arts, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA):

  • Loie Fecteau, Executive Director
  • Jenice Gharib, Project Manager, New Mexico Fiber Arts Trails
  • Doug Patinka, DCA Deputy CIO - Projects & Planning Manager
  • Paul Conley, Web Development Intern

New Mexico Fiber Arts Trails Contributors

  • Laura Marcus Green, Writer/Researcher
  • Diane Bowman, Northern New Mexico Regional Coordinator
  • Charmeine Wait, Southern New Mexico Regional Coordinator
  • Mary Sweitzer, Designer
  • Carol Cooper, Founding Project Manager
  • Cheryle Mano Mitchell, Editor
  • Glen Strock, Map Illustrator
  • Bette Bradbury, WESST Corp., Trainer
  • Mae Colburn, Marketing and Communications Assistant (2011), NM Fiber Arts Trails

Special Thanks to Our Invaluable Partners:

  • New Mexico Fiber Artisans
  • Regional Development Corp., Empowering Business Spirit Initiative
  • New Mexico Women's Foundation

And our many supporters:

  • Veronica Gonzales, Cabinet Secretary
  • Anne Green-Romig, Director of Legislative Affairs
  • Doug Svetnicka, Communications Director
  • Governor Susana Martinez
  • First Gentleman Chuck Franco
  • Lt. Governor John Sanchez
  • New Mexico Legislature
  • New Mexico Arts Commission



New Mexico Arts
407 Galisteo
Bataan Memorial Building, Ste. 270
Santa Fe, NM 87501-2641
1-800-879-4278 (Instate)