"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
Assistant to the General Director & Board Relations Manager
Emma Scherer 
External Affairs
Director: Robert Meya, 505-986-5912
Assistant to the Director: Daniele Gold, 505-986-5917
Administration & Operations
Director: Thomas Morris
Artistic Administration
Director: Brad Woolbright
Artistic Coordinator: Adam Franklin 
Artist Services Associate: Brett Messenger 
Box Office
Audience Services Director: Julie Wheeler, 505-986-5900
Assistant Manager: Birgitte Ginge
Senior Service Representative: Aimee Adamek
Senior Major Gifts Officer: Brian Dailey, 505-995-3020
Major Gifts Officer: Christine Williams, 505-995-3021
Director of Institutional Giving: Michael Gary, 505-986-5914
Manager of Individual Giving: Kate Erda Smith, 505-986-5913
Business Campaign Manager: Paula Hunter, 505-986-5929
Special Events Manager: Yvette De La O, 505-986-5903
Education and Community Programs
Director: Andrea Fellows Walters, 505-986-5928
Community Engagement Liaison: Kyle Gray, 505-946-2407
Finance & Accounting
Director: Heather Kemp
Controller: Benjamin Saiz
Manager: Gina Dennis 
Housing Associate: Sally Rodgers
Human Resources
Director: Liz Kellogg
Information Technology
Manager: John Brandt
Plant Operations Manager: 505-986-5997
Director: Laura Hudman, 505-986-5937
Group & Advertising Sales Manager: Kathy Murphy Prenevost, 505-986-5911
Marketing Associate: Lisa Dreger, 505-946-2427
Opera Shop
Manager: Jacquelyn Abundis, 505-986-5949
Press & Public Relations 
Director: Daniel Zillmann, 505-986-5908
Production & Facilities
Director: Paul Horpedahl, 505-986-5970
Assistant to the Director: Andi Bishofberger, 505-986-5971
Technical Director: Eric Moore, 505-986-5978
Costume Stock & Rental Coordinator: Emily McVey, 505-986-5980
Properties Director: Randall Lutz, 505-986-5922