A board of directors is essential to the health and sustainability of any nonprofit.

The Board


Our board members are the fiduciaries who steer the organization NMAMA towards a sustainable future with sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management policies and ensure we have adequate resources to advance NMAMA's mission.

Meet the Board

2020-2021 NMAMA Board

A board of directors is a group of people who jointly supervise the activities of an organization, which can be either a for-profit or a nonprofit organization such as a business, nonprofit organization, or a government agency.

ALLYNE CLARKE

President

Allyne Clarke has been working in this community as a marketer for over 25 years. Allyne is a strong advocate and supporter of many community events. She has served on the Board of several non-profit organizations, such as the Sickle Cell Council of New Mexico and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

KEITH ALLEN WEST

Immediate Past President

Keith Allen West is known for his energetic presentations on branding, marketing and extreme retail growth strategies. Since 2014 he has reached the Inc. 500/5000 list with two of his cosmetics companies by growing revenue over 1,000%.

JERRY MATTHEWS

VP Communications

Jerry brings 25+ years in advertising and marketing with experience in the agency, media and client environments. He’s a seasoned storyteller who uses the right words, images, video, and experiences to tell brand stories to the right audience regardless of platform.

SHERRY ANN SMITH

VP Membership

Sherry Ann Smith NMAMA VP Membership recruits new chapter members, and works to retain existing members, through outreach and proactively communicating member benefits and value.

RIANN MARTINEZ

VP Programming

Riann Martinez brings 20 years of experience in marketing, event coordination and community relations to the NMAMA. Her focus is to develop compelling, topical and engaging programs for the organization and its membership.

CHARLOTTE KOPPIN

VP Technology

Charlotte Koppin brings skills as a business owner and IT expert to the NMAMA, where she develops and maintains processes to streamline and manage the chapter's digital assets, Website and IT infrastructure.

SAMMIE SÁNCHEZ-DAVIS

Chief Administrative Officer

Sammie Sánchez-Davis, a recent graduate of the Executive Master of Business Administration program at the University of New Mexico, has a strong knowledge of accounting and general business practices. Sammie loves working with and helping people and exemplifies a positive and upbeat attitude about all she encounters.

DEBRA CHASE

VP Finance

Debra brings 20+ years of financial experience to NMAMA. She manages NMAMA financial accounts and reporting AMA international HQ and provides fiduciary compliance to the organization. The Treasurer has a watchdog role over all aspects of financial management, working closely with other members of the Management Committee to safeguard the organization's finances

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PRESIDENT ELECT

The NMAMA President-Elect supports the President in managing Chapter operations and meeting Chapter goals for the term. 

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VP SPONSORSHIP

NMAMA VP Sponsorship develops and manages mutually beneficial sponsorship opportunities with partner organizations.