Board of Directors

Board Officers
SAR LogoDorothy BraceyChairman, 2014–Present
SAR LogoSusan L. FooteVice Chairman, 2014–Present
SAR LogoEric S. DobkinTreasurer, 2014–PresentEric S. Dobkin is an advisory director to Goldman Sachs and Chairman Emeritus of Global Equity Capital Markets, having served as its founder and head from 1985 to 1997. Prior to that he served as manager of the Restricted Stock Group from 1979 to 1985 and manager of the Chicago Institutional Department from 1973 to 1978. He joined the firm in 1967 in Institutional Sales in Philadelphia and became a partner in 1982 and managing director in 1996. He served as a member of the Operating Committee from 1996 to 1998. Eric continues to serve as a member of the Commitments Committee and Firmwide Capital Committee of Goldman Sachs.
SAR LogoAngela GonzalesSecretary, 2014–Present

Board Members
SAR LogoDonald BrenneisMember, 2014–Present
SAR LogoJenne BritellMember, 2013–Present
SAR LogoMichael BrownMember, 2014–PresentDr. Michael Brown is the President of SAR. He received his AB degree from Princeton and a PhD in cultural anthropology from the University of Michigan.
SAR LogoVera R. CampbellMember, 2009–PresentVera R. Campbell is President of KWDZ Manufacturing, LLC, a clothing manufacturing company based in Los Angeles. She has established a new fellowship at SAR to support women scholar activists from the developing world with travel and book purchases, networking, and the opportunity to work at a center for advanced research.
SAR LogoDr. C. Wesley CowanMember, 2014–Present
SAR LogoBenjamin F. CraneMember, 2005–PresentBenjamin F. Crane retired as a senior partner in the New York City law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore in 1994. He began his career with the firm in 1954 after graduating from New York University School of Law. Ben became a partner in the firm in 1963.
SAR LogoTim EvansMember, 2013–Present
SAR LogoJames FergusonMember, 2012–Present
SAR LogoJoan FortuneMember, 2009–PresentJoan Fortune is a retired venture capitalist from Boston, Massachusetts now living in Santa Fe. She is a member of the Visiting Committee at the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago.
SAR LogoBrian FosterMember, 2009–PresentBrian is provost at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He joined the University of Missouri as the chief academic officer in August, 2005. Prior to that, he served as provost at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. His previous academic appointments include dean of Arts and Sciences at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and graduate dean at Arizona State University, where he also served as professor and chair of the Department of Anthropology.
SAR LogoDonald S. LammMember, 2005–PresentDonald S. Lamm is from the book publishing world where he spent his career as an editor, publisher, and, now, literary agent. In 1956 he joined the W. W. Norton Publishing Company, where he worked for 45 years, more than half that time as president and chairman.
SAR LogoK. Tsianina LomawaimaMember, 2006–PresentK. Tsianina Lomawaima (Creek) is a Professor of American Indian Studies at the University of Arizona. Dr. Lomawaima took her Ph.D. in Anthropology from Stanford University in 1987, joined the American Indian Studies faculty as a full-time tenured Associate Professor appointment in 1994, and was promoted to Full Professor in 1998.
SAR LogoJack RatliffMember, 2013–PresentFaculty of the University of Texas School of Law from 1983 to 2002. Held the tenured Ben Gardner Sewell Professorship in Law and designated Professor Emeritus with the Ben Gardner Sewell Chair in 2003. Practiced law for over twenty years with a concentration in litigation. Named the Outstanding Alumnus of the University of Texas School of Law in 2007.
SAR LogoElizabeth RoghairMember, 2013–Present
SAR LogoDiane Stanley VennemaMember, 2010–PresentDiane Stanley Vennema is the author and/or illustrator of more than fifty books for children and young adults under her maiden name, Diane Stanley. She is a graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio, TX, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She received her Master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University College of Medicine and worked as a medical illustrator before turning to children’s books.
SAR LogoCarl E. TrincaMember, 2014–Present
SAR LogoJames TrostleMember, 2010–PresentJames Trostle is a former SAR resident scholar with a Ph.D. from the University of California, San Francisco and Berkeley in Medical Anthropology and an MPH in Epidemiology. He is chair of the Department of Anthropology at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, where he has taught since 1998.
SAR LogoSteadman UphamMember, 2013–Present
SAR LogoLynne WitheyMember, 2011–PresentLynne Withey worked at the University of California Press for twenty-four years, the last nine of them as director. An active participant in the university press community, she served on the board of directors of the Association of American University Presses for six years and was president of the association in 2005–06.

Honorary Life Members
SAR LogoJohn S. CatronHonorary Life Member, 1998–PresentJohn S. Catron received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of New Mexico Law School in 1951. He was an Assistant District Attorney in the Fourth Judicial District of New Mexico from his graduation until 1953. Since then, he has been in the private practice of law with the Santa Fe law firm of Catron, Catron, and Pottow, P.A.
SAR LogoWilliam S. CowlesHonorary Life Member, 1996–PresentWilliam S. Cowles was born in 1923, and graduated from Yale University with a B.A. and from MIT with a Bachelors degree in architecture. He served as a destroyer gunnery officer and navigator in World War II.
SAR LogoFlora A. CrichtonHonorary Life Member, 1987–PresentFlora C. Crichton has formerly served on the Board of The East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii; the boards of Sweet Briar College and Trinity University; and the Board of Governors of the M.D. Anderson Cancer Centers Association. She is currently a member of the National Council of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum and president of the Flora Cameron Foundation.
SAR LogoDavid W. MatthewsHonorary Life Member, 1984–PresentDavid W. Matthews is retired from Healy-Matthews Stationers, Inc., in Santa Fe, which he founded in 1956. The company was sold in 1997. He served as president of the National Office Products Association from 1977 to 1978.
SAR LogoJames E. SneadHonorary Life Member, 1996–PresentJim Snead is married to Georgia Phillips Snead. He has 2 sons, James and Greg, and 2 daughters-in-law, Monica and Laura, and 2 granddaughters, Emily and Molly, and one grandson, Aidan.
SAR LogoD. D. Van SoelenHonorary Life Member, 1965–PresentDon Van Soelen was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, as was his mother, Virginia Carr Van Soelen. His father was the prominent artist Theodore Van Soelen who was on the Board of Managers for many years.
SAR LogoBetty L. VortmanHonorary Life Member, 1988–PresentBetty L. Vortman is a native of rural Northeast Missouri, where she received a B.S. degree in Education from Northeast Missouri University (now Truman University). She retired from Sunwest Bank (now Bank of America) as Senior Vice President. Betty resides at La Vida Llena Retirement community in Albuquerque.