Santa Fe, NM - October 2023 – New Mexico Education Trust Board (NMETB) the state agency that administers New Mexico’s 529 Education Savings Programs, announced that Chamiza Pacheco de Alas has been appointed to the Board of Directors. The Board is responsible for making rules and regulations for the development and implementation of the Education Trust Act.
Pacheco de Alas is currently the director of New Mexico programs for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF). In this role, she supports the foundation’s efforts to promote thriving children, working families and equitable communities in New Mexico. Pacheco de Alas is responsible for leadership and vision in program conceptualization, design, planning, programming, management, coordination, communication, evaluation, policy and learning of grantmaking in New Mexico. Pacheco de Alas leads statewide grantmaking priorities in collaboration and partnership with the New Mexico team, grantees, communities, and other stakeholders throughout the region.