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Staff Directory


This list includes select full-time staff members. For additional contact information by department, you may also visit Contact Us.

General Director

Robert K. Meya

Music Director

Harry Bicket

Artistic Administration

Chief Artistic Officer: David Lomelí
Artistic Administrator: Adam Franklin
Artistic Services Associate: Alyssa Dessoye

Box Office

Audience Services Director: Julie Wheeler505-986-5950
Box Office Manager: Birgitte Ginge, 505-986-5951
Group Sales Manager: Aimee Adamek505-986-5958

Community Engagement

Director: Andrea Fellows Fineberg505-986-5928
Audience Engagement Manager: Alvaro Quintanar505-946-2404
Community Engagement Assistant: Anna Garcia505-946-2423
Volunteer Liaison: Rebecca Jensen505-946-2407

Executive Office

External Affairs Manager: Sullivan Peraino
Executive Office Assistant: Kristin Hullihan, 505-986-5919


Director of Development: Allison Swenson505-995-3020
Director of Institutional Giving: Michael Gary505-986-5914
Director of Annual Fund: Kate Erda Smith505-986-5913
Senior Major Gifts Officer: Chantel Foretich505-995-3021
Business Campaign Manager: Paula Hunter505-986-5929
Director of Special Events: Jessica Baxter505-986-5903
Donor Records Administrator: Denise J. Romero505-986-5915
Development Associate: Connor Howard505-986-5918

Finance & Accounting

Chief Financial Officer: Heather Kemp
Accounting Manager: Cindy Stults

Health & Safety

COVID Compliance & Safety Officer: Mike VanAartsen


Director: Gina Dennis
Housing Associate: Yvette De La O
Housing Assistant: Tanya Gallegos

Human Resources

Director: Liz Kellogg

Information Technology

Director of Information Technology: John Brandt


Facilities Manager: Dan Miller, 505-986-5997


Director: Tim Hill
Marketing Associate: Nelida Griego
Advertising Sales and Marketing Assistant: Isabel Tague

Media and Public Relations

Director: Emily Doyle Moore, 505-986-5908
Associate: Dune Alford, 505-986-5909

Opera Shop

Director of Operations: Christopher Hufnagel, 505-986-5925


Director: Chelsea Antrim Dennis, 505-986-5970
Production Administrator: Andi Bishofberger, 505-986-5971
Technical Director: Mike Ortiz
Costume Director: Blair Gulledge
Production & Recruiting Coordinator: Tracy Armagost, 505-986-5973
Interim Properties Director: Eileen Garcia
Assistant Properties Director: Amaris Puzak, 505-995-3027
Costume Stock & Rental Coordinator: Brianna Fristoe, 505-986-5980

Character running from a canon and gun, Grand Duchess of Gerolstein

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