Board of Trustees
Michael P. Johll, Ph.D.
Michael P. Johll, is the founder and principal of The Johll Consulting Group. He earned his B.A. in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in 1992 and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from…
Rev. Brendalyn Batchelor, M.A., LPC
Board Vice Chair
Rev. Brendalyn Batchelor is an ordained Unity minister. She received her master’s degree in Counseling from the University of New Mexico in 1991 and has been the minister of Unity Santa Fe since December 1994…
Kathryn Harris Tijerina, J.D.
Kathryn is an enrolled citizen of the Comanche Nation. She was born and raised in Comanche country in southwestern Oklahoma. She earned her BA from Harvard and graduated Magna cum Laude. She…
Rev. Richard Gundrey
Richard Alston Gundrey was born on September 20 1934 (80) in Flushing, Queens, NY.
He received an AAS degree from the State University of New York at Farmingdale, L.I. N.Y. in 1954 in Animal Husbandry.
Laura B. Bassett, M.A., LMHC
Laura B. Bassett is a graduate of the Art Therapy Program at Southwestern College. Currently she works at a non-profit counseling center in Santa, Fe, New Mexico serving children, youth and families. Laura's positions include…
Gillian Corcoran, M.R.E.
Gillian Corcoran, M.R.E. is an interfaith minister and spiritual mentor who, prior to her recent relocation to Santa Fe, served as a hospital and hospice chaplain. Originally from England, Gillian earned a B.Sc in…
Barbara Brown, M.A.
Barbara is an SWC alum. She runs a real estate business with her sister in Bethesda, MD.…
James Cutropia, MBA, BS, AAS
James Cutropia is the Director of Finance and Administration for the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in service to the Archdiocese of Santa Fe. Jim is a graduate of Foundation for Shamanic Studies…
Sandra Ingerman, M.A., LMFT, LPCC
Sandra Ingerman, M.A., LMFT, LPCC, is a board certified expert on traumatic stress as well as certified in acute traumatic stress management. She was awarded the 2007 Peace Award from the Global Foundation for Integrative…
Val Natonabah Jones
Student Board Member
Val Natonabah Jones is a second year Master’s candidate in the Art Therapy/Counseling program at Southwestern College. Val was born and raised in Santa Fe, from the Dine’ (Navajo) Nation, and is Two-Spirit/Trans*.…
Khira Korpi has been a successful business woman for the past 22 years, creating and operating MAYA, a Santa Fe retail store offering home décor, gifts, clothes and jewelry. She now consults with her team…
Tina Ludutsky-Taylor, Ph.D.
Dr. Tina Ludutsky-Taylor recently retired from a forty-year career in higher education. Her last position was Director of Santa Fe Community College’s Higher Education Center. The HEC is a partnership of colleges and…
Krishna Madappa is a Holistic Consultant, educator, clinician, researcher, storyteller, shaman and Ayurvedic specialist residing in Taos, New Mexico. Born and raised in the Andaman Islands of India and educated both in India and USA…
Craig McAdams, M.A., LMHC
Craig McAdams is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Santa Fe, New Mexico, working with children and families at the Southwest Family Guidance Center. He has 7 years of experience in the mental health…
Phillip Retzky, MA, LMHC
Phillip, a graduate of Southwestern College, has a private practice in Santa Fe, and enjoys his continued relationship with his alma mater. As an undergraduate at UCLA and UCSB, he began working in Community Mental…
Brian Serna, M.A., LPCC, LADAC
Faculty Board Member
Brian is a licensed professional clinical counselor and a nationally recognized trainer in the treatment of addictions. He trains and consults for programs that are implementing evidence-based interventions to treat addictions. He also facilitates workshops…
James Michael Nolan, Ph.D.
Dr. Nolan has been in leadership since the late 1980’s; in the academy, in practice and in university counseling centers. His experiences with more than a dozen traditional and distance/blended universities allows him to recognize…
Katherine Ninos, MA, LPCC
Katherine is Executive Vice President and Director of The New Earth Institute at Southwestern College. She received her BA in Psychology at Alfred University, New York, and her MA in Transformational Counseling and Education at…
Robert D. Waterman, Ed.D., LPCC
Dr. Waterman has been a spiritual teacher, mentor and counselor for over thirty years, conducting classes throughout the United States and in Europe. …