Board of Directors

Board Officers
SAR LogoDorothy BraceyChairman, 2014–PresentDorothy H. Bracey has a Ph.D. in social/cultural anthropology from Harvard University and MSL (Master of Studies in Law ) from Yale Law School. She taught Anthropology of Law at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY) where she is Professor Emeritus. 
SAR LogoSusan L. FooteVice Chairman, 2014–PresentSusan Foote is an historian with deep interest in 17th and 18th century Britain.
SAR LogoEric S. DobkinTreasurer, 2014–PresentEric Dobkin is an advisory director to the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., and chairman emeritus of Global Equity Capital Markets, having served as its founder and head from 1985 to 1997.
SAR LogoAngela GonzalesSecretary, 2014–PresentAngela Gonzales received a Ph.D. in Developmental Sociology from Harvard University.

Board Members
SAR LogoDonald BrenneisMember, 2014–PresentDonald Brenneis is a linguistic and social anthropologist at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He received his PhD from Harvard. 
SAR LogoJenne BritellMember, 2013–PresentJenne Britell is a Senior Managing Director, Brock Capital, LLC and Chairman, United Rentals, Inc. 
SAR LogoMichael BrownMember, 2014–PresentMichael Brown is the President of SAR. He received his AB degree from Princeton and a Ph.D. in cultural anthropology from the University of Michigan. He has been awarded research fellowships by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Science Foundation, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Institute for Advanced Study. 
SAR LogoVera R. CampbellMember, 2009–PresentVera Campbell is President of Knitworks Design Zone, aka KWDZ Manufacturing, a Los Angeles company she launched in 1982 specializing in clothing for the junior market.
SAR LogoDr. C. Wesley CowanMember, 2014–PresentAlthough you might know him as a mainstay of the popular PBS shows – Antiques Roadshow and History Detectives – Wes Cowan is first and foremost an American anthropologist. 
SAR LogoBenjamin F. CraneMember, 2005–Present

Ben Crane received a LL.B. cum laude from New York University School of Law in 1954. He joined the Corporate Department of Cravath, Swaine and Moore LLP in 1954 and became a partner in 1963. His practice encompassed domestic and international offerings of securities, mergers and acquisitions, joint venture agreeements, and employment arrangements. He is a member of the New York Bar Association.

SAR LogoTim EvansMember, 2013–PresentTim Evans practices in the area of Indian Law in several capacities, including tribal government, transactional, litigation, and federal representation matters. He frequently works with the federal regulatory agencies involved in tribal client matters, including the BIA and the National Indian Gaming Commission.
SAR LogoJoan FortuneMember, 2009–PresentJoan Fortune received a BA in chemistry, an MS in organic chemistry from the University of Wisconsin, and an MBA with concentrations in finance and marketing from the University of Chicago. Her professional career includes biochemical research on inborn errors of metabolism, information systems design and management at two pharmaceutical companies, management consulting on strategy and marketing, and private equity investing at Frontenac Company in Chicago.
SAR LogoBrian FosterMember, 2009–PresentBrian Foster is Provost Emeritus at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
SAR LogoDonald S. LammMember, 2005–PresentDon Lamm joined W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. as an editor in 1956, and retired in 2000 as chairman and president. From 1984 to 2000 he was chairman of Yale University Press. He has stewarded hundreds of books as a publisher and an agent.
SAR LogoJack RatliffMember, 2013–PresentJack Ratliff was on the faculty of the University of Texas School of Law from 1983 to 2002. He held the tenured Ben Gardner Sewell Professorship in Law and designated Professor Emeritus with the Ben Gardner Sewell Chair in 2003. Jack practiced law for over twenty years with a concentration in litigation. He consults widely in connection with class action certification and management and he served as Special Counsel to the Attorney General of Texas.
SAR LogoElizabeth RoghairMember, 2013–PresentElizabeth Roghair is a CPA and non-profit consultant.
SAR LogoDiane Stanley VennemaMember, 2010–PresentDiane Stanley Vennema is a graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio, TX, with a Master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University College of Medicine. She is an award-winning author of books for children and young adults, written under the name Diane Stanley.
SAR LogoCarl E. TrincaMember, 2014–Present

Carl E. Trinca is first vice president and a financial advisor with Morgan Stanley. A senior partner with The Claremont Mesa Group of Claremont, CA, he advises non-profit endowments, and works with individuals on wealth-management.

SAR LogoJames TrostleMember, 2010–PresentJim Trostle received his Ph.D. from the University of California, San Francisco and Berkeley in Medical Anthropology and an MPH in epidemiology. He is Professor and Chair, Department of Anthropology, Trinity College, Hartford, CT.
SAR LogoSteadman UphamMember, 2013–PresentSteadman Upham received his PhD in anthropology from Arizona State University and currently serves as President and University Professor at The University of Tulsa, a position he has held for the past 11 years.
SAR LogoLynne WitheyMember, 2011–PresentLynne Withey received her Ph.D. in history at the University of California, Berkeley and her A.B. in American Studies from Smith College. She is the retired director of the University of California Press, publisher of scholarly books and journals affiliated with the University of California system.

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.

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