"Santa Fe's objectives are distinctly American, and by making opera more compelling and more relevant, it has changed the map of musical America..."

                     Phillip Huscher
                     The Santa Fe Opera
 An American Pioneer

Department Staff List

The following list designates primary contacts for the company:

General Director
Charles MacKay 
Administration & Operations
Director: Thomas Morris
Artistic Administration
Director: Brad Woolbright
Artistic Administrator: Adam Franklin 
Artist Services Associate: Brady Walsh
Box Office
Audience Services Director: Julie Wheeler, 505-986-5900
Assistant Manager: Birgitte Ginge
Senior Service Representative: Aimee Adamek
Education and Community Programs
Director: Andrea Fellows Walters, 505-986-5928
Community Engagement Liaison: Kyle Gray, 505-946-2407

Administrative Coordinator: Brandon Neal, 505-946-2417
Community Programs Associate: Alvaro Quintanar, 505-986-2404

Executive Office
Executive Office & Board Relations Manager: Emma Scherer
Executive Office Assistant: Karen Weber, 505-986-5918
External Affairs
Director: Robert Meya, 505-986-5912
Director of Institutional Giving: Michael Gary, 505-986-5914
Senior Major Gifts Officer: Chantel Foretich, 505-995-3021
Prospect Research Manager: Meghan Cracker, 505-985-5916
Special Events Manager: Jessica Baxter, 505-986-5903
Director of Annual Fund: Kate Erda Smith, 505-986-5913
Major Gifts Officer, Allison Swenson, 505-995-3020
External Affairs Coordinator: Daniele Gold, 505-986-5917
Development Associate: Paula Hunter, 505-986-5929
Donor Records Administrator: Denise J. Romero, 505-986-5915
Finance & Accounting
Director: Heather Kemp
Controller: Benjamin Saiz
Manager: Gina Dennis
Housing Associate: Sally Rodgers
Assistant: Tanya Gallegos

Human Resources
Director: Liz Kellogg 
Information Technology
Manager: John Brandt
Plant Operations Manager: 505-986-5997
Director: Laura Hudman, 505-986-5937
Assistant to the Director: Maya Rose Tweten, 505-946-2414
Advertising & Group Sales Manager: Kathy Murphy Prenevost, 505-986-5911
Marketing Associate: Lisa Dreger, 505-946-2497
Opera Shop
Manager: Christopher Hufnagel, 505-986-5949
Media & Public Relations 
Director: Daniel Zillmann, 505-986-5908
Assistant to the Director: Daisy Geoffrey, 505-946-2409
Production & Facilities
Director: Paul Horpedahl, 505-986-5970
Associate Production & Facilities Director: Kris Longley-Postema, 505-986-5969
Production Administrator: Andi Bishofberger, 505-986-5971
Technical Director: Eric Moore, 505-986-5978
Costume Director: Missy West
Assistant Costume Director: Carolyn Hoffmann, 505-986-5981 
Properties Director: Randall Lutz, 505-986-5922
Production & Recruiting Coordinator, Tracy Armagost, 505-986-5973