Our Mission & Leadership

Mandy’s Farm is a nonprofit organization that assists individuals with developmental disabilities in achieving their goals for living, learning, and working in the community.

Mandy’s Farm serves over 200 adults with developmental disabilities living in the Albuquerque metro area. The services at Mandy’s Farm provide a lifeline to adults with disabilities, allowing them to successfully participate in their community, obtain and retain employment, and reduce instances of abuse, neglect, and exploitation.

Meet our 2021 Board of Directors:

Ruthie Horn Robbins, JD, President

Capital Campaign Chair for Noon Day Ministries, Albuquerque Therapeutic Parks & Recreation Board; Founder of Mandy’s Special Farm

Loretta Levy, RN, Vice President

Trusted Agent TSA, Community Volunteer

Pauline Salazar-Riley, CPA, Treasurer

Owner/ Partner at Riley Business Consulting LLC, volunteer at New Mexico Autism Society

Karen Padilla, Secretary

Retired Business Executive, Community Volunteer

Michelle King, Director

Vice President of Marketing at Bradbury Stamm Construction, Inc., Member of the United Way of Central New Mexico Marketing Committee

Julia Bursum, Director

AVP- First State Bank in Socorro, Founder of Happy Jack Foundation

Dawn Montano, Director

Vice President for Aon Risk Solutions

Peggy Graham, JD, Director

RMHC-NM Board Member, Member of NM Disciplinary Board, NM Estate Planning Council, & NM Guardianship Board, Member of the Rotary Club of Albuquerque

Kenneth Thompson, Director

Senior Development Officer at the University of New Mexico

Sharon Lewis, RN, Director

Nurse Manager in Urology at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital, Member of New Mexico Center for Nursing Excellence Board, Member of the Society of Urology Nurses, Volunteer for Presbyterian Hospice House Daffodil Days

John Attwood, Director

Trust Officer/ Vice President at First American Bank

Clara Kilcup, Director

Retired Development Officer and Community Volunteer

Mandy’s Farm is a CARF-accredited organization.  For more information, please click here.