The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) is pleased to announce the selection of Chamiza Pacheco de Alas as the new director of New Mexico programs, effective Feb. 1, 2021.
In this role, Pacheco de Alas will provide leadership and oversight of the foundation’s longstanding investments in New Mexico to further create conditions that ensure children and families have opportunities to thrive in equitable communities. Pacheco de Alas, who will be based in WKKF’s Albuquerque office (when COVID-19 health and safety restrictions are lifted), will lead the foundation’s statewide grantmaking priorities in collaboration and partnership with the New Mexico team, grantees, communities and other stakeholders throughout the region.
“Chamiza brings extensive leadership and experience in developing partnerships to this role,” said La June Montgomery Tabron, WKKF president and CEO. “As we continue to grow our longstanding collaboration with grantees and partner organizations in New Mexico, her deep knowledge and community perspective will accelerate our collective efforts toward thriving children, working families and equitable communities in the state.”