HRMA Board of Directors

  • President

    Alyssa Brodsky, MBA

    Alyssa started her HR career as a Manager with HR duties and then worked as an HR Representative at...
  • President Elect

    Leah Pelletier, CSP

    Leah is an Account Executive and Certified Staffing Professional for Acro Service Corp with over 15...
  • Past President

    Donna Clow

    HR Manager, Innovative Technology Partnerships, LLC
  • VP, Communications

    Wyatt Robledo

  • VP, Administration

    Bob Daniel, MBA

  • VP, Finance

    Brad Yablonsky

    Brad Yablonsky is a Financial Advisor with UBS Financial Services. His focus is helping clients...
  • VP, Professional Development

    Kelli Merlino

    Kelli started her HR career in Texas as an HR manager.  She has been in HR for over 25 years...
  • VP, Certification

    Rebecca Basquez

    Rebecca is a Human Capital Consultant at Optum New Mexico, a medical group that offers primary and...
  • VP, Technology

    Mando Lara, MBA

    Mando currently works as an HR Generalist for Walgreens supporting New Mexico, Amarillo, and...
  • VP. Community Relations

    Vicky Palmer

    Chief Human Resources Officer, HopeWorks Vicky began her HR career in a non-profit environmental...
  • VP, Diversity

    Jill Avey

    Jill is an HR Professional of 20 years and the Owner of Southwestern HR Consulting and Business...
  • VP, Legislative Affairs

    Elizabeth Heaphy

    Attorney, RMC Lawyers  
  • VP, Membership

    Dot Cook-Simmons

    Human Resources Consultant  
  • VP, Student Activities

    Edith Linares

    UNM Research Assistant/NMILC Administrative Assistant 
  • VP, Business Partnerships

    Kristina "Kat" Lite

    Currently, Kat is an Executive Recruiter for Employers Pro Advantage helping build the sucess of...
  • VP, Technology Elect

    Valerie Rivas, MBA

    SHRM- CP
  • VP, Student Activities Elect

    Kathy Olson

    Kathy works at Pulakos CPAs as the Firm Administrator.  She has her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees...
  • VP, Finance Elect

    Rebecca Tanner

    Rebecca is currently the HR Manager at EC Council.  She has a master's degree in Industrial and...
  • VP, Certification Elect

    Danielle Gutierrez

    Benefits and Compensation Manager, Tricore Reference Laboratories
  • VP, Membership Elect

    Suzia Darby

    Suzia Darby has over 10 years of HR experience and currently works as a Senior Employee Relations...
  • VP, Diversity Elect

    Maureen Bertolo

    Maureen Bertolo, BSB, M.Ed., CPC The Desk Coach™ Maureen Bertolo is an author, educator,...
  • VP, Professional Development Elect

    Amy Montoya

    Amy has worked in every aspect of HR, with a focus on recruiting and employee relations. She...
  • VP, Communications Elect

    Ly Tran, MBA

    Ly works for CSI Aviation Inc. in ABQ as a HR Specialist and Program Manager for DOT/FAA Drugs and...
  • VP, Community Relations Elect


  • VP, Administration Elect

    RoseAmy Garcia

  • VP, Business Partnerships Elect

    Will Belletto

    Insurance Related Employee Benefits for WAFD Insurance Group. Motto- “An eye for an eye leaves the...
  • VP, Technology Student Volunteer

    Ashley Martinez

    Ashley is a University of New Mexico graduate student working towards her MBA in Organizational...