Board Officers
SAR LogoGlen W. DavidsonChair, 2007–PresentGlen W. Davidson is a Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Medical Humanities at Southern Illinois University. In his administrative career, he has served as a departmental chair, dean, academic vice president, and provost. His last administrative position was Director of Academic Programs for the New Mexico Commission on Higher Education.
SAR LogoEric S. DobkinVice Chair, 2010–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.
SAR LogoDorothy BraceyVice Chair, 2012–Present
SAR LogoJason BradyTreasurer, 2010–PresentJason H. Brady is Managing Director, Portfolio Manager, and Head of Taxable Fixed Income at Thornburg Investment Management. Jason earned a B.A. from Dartmouth College in Environmental Biology and English, and an M.B.A. from Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
SAR LogoJoan FortuneSecretary, 2009–PresentJoan Fortune is a retired venture capitalist from Boston now living in Santa Fe. She is a member of the Visiting Committee at the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago.

Board Members
SAR LogoJenne BritellBoard Member, 2013–Present
SAR LogoSusan B. BruningBoard Member, 2008–PresentSusan B. Bruning earned a BA, BBA, and JD from Southern Methodist University and is currently a Ph.D candidate in Anthropology. The Bruning Law Firm, PC specializes in contract, copyright, trademark, licensing, corporate, and cultural/intellectual property acquisition/protection/use/disposition matters, primarily in the fields of entertainment, fine arts, antiquities, and cultural heritage.
SAR LogoVera R. CampbellBoard Member, 2009–PresentVera Campbell is President of KWDZ Manufacturing, LLC, a clothing manufacturing company based in Los Angeles. She has established a new fellowship at SAR for women the Campbell Foundation to support women scholar activists from the developing world to give them support for travel and book purchases, networking and the experience of working in a center for advanced research. This will help them when they return to their home countries with effective plans for women's economic empowerment.
SAR LogoBenjamin F. CraneBoard Member, 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 EvansBoard Member, 2013–Present
SAR LogoJames FergusonBoard Member, 2012–Present
SAR LogoSusan L. FooteBoard Member, 1995–Present
SAR LogoBrian FosterBoard Member, 2009–PresentBrian Foster is Provost at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He joined the University of Missouri as the chief academic officer in August of 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 LogoAngela GonzalesBoard Member, 2013–Present
SAR LogoDonald S. LammBoard Member, 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 LomawaimaBoard Member, 2006–PresentK. Tsianina Lomawaima (Creek) is a Professor in 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, 2011–PresentJack Ratliff was on the Faculty 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. He practiced law for over twenty years with a concentration in litigation. Mr. Ratliff was named the Outstanding Alumnus of the University of Texas, School of Law in 2007.
SAR LogoElizabeth RoghairBoard Member, 2013–Present
SAR LogoAnn StolerBoard Member, 2011–PresentDr. Ann Stoler is the Willy Brandt Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Historical Studies at The New School for Social Research in New York. She has worked for some thirty years on colonial governance, racial epistemologies, and the sexual politics of empire. She was a visiting distinguished professor at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes and at the Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris and is the recipient of Fulbright, Guggenheim, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Science Foundation, and Social Science Research Council fellowships.
SAR LogoJames TrostleBoard Member, 2010–PresentJim Trostle is a former SAR resident scholar with a PhD from UC San Francisco and Berkeley in Medical Anthropology and an MPH in epidemiology. He is chair of the anthropology department at Trinity College in Hartford, CT where he has taught since 1998.
SAR LogoSteadman UphamBoard Member, 2013–Present
SAR LogoDiane Stanley VennemaSecretary, 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 LogoLynne WitheyBoard Member, 2011–PresentLynne Withey is the Retired Director of the University of California Press, publisher of scholarly books and journals affiliated with the University of California system. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley (History) and her A.B. from Smith College (Magna cum laude, American Studies).

Honorary Life Members
SAR LogoJohn S. CatronHonorary Life Member, 1989–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, graduated from Yale University with a B.A., and MIT with a Bachelor's in Architecture; destroyer gunnery officer and navigator in WWII; married to Virginia L-S Cowles.
SAR LogoFlora C. ChrichtonHonorary Life Member, 1987–PresentFlora C. Crichton has formerly served on the Board of The East-West Center, in Honolulu, Hawaii, the board 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 LogoRollin W. KingHonorary Life Member, 1983–PresentRollin King was the Founder and First Chairman and President of Southwest Airlines Co., Dallas, TX. He was a member of the Board and Executive Committee from the formation of the company until he retired from the Board after 40 years in May 2006 at age 75. He is a Life Member of the Board of Managers, and an Honorary Fellow of the School for Advanced Research, Santa Fe, NM.
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 Chairman of the Board and Senior Shareholder of The Jones Firm, a general practice law firm established in Santa Fe in 1948. He has handled everything from murder cases to non-profit corporations, but his chief love, professionally, is representing individuals and small businesses in estate planning, real estate transactions, intellectual property and other business matters.
SAR LogoD.D. Van SoelenHonorary Life Member, 1965–PresentD. D. 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. He graduated from Taft School, attended the University of New Mexico for one year, and received his B.A. degree from Bowdoin College, Maine in 1946. He received his Certificate of Graduation from the University of Colorado, School of Banking in 1958.
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.