Our Current Executive Board
Interim President & Treasurer
Native Santa Fean, John comes with a wealth of experience in leadership, team building, and navigating the tough conversations relative to nonprofits and business organizations. He’s excited to be a part of HRA’s Executive Team and looks forward to an amazing HRA journey.
Interim Vice President
Kevin A. Bowen
As a progressive leader in the Health/Fitness and Pilates profession for over 25 years, he is the Co-founder, past President and former Executive Director of the Pilates Method Alliance (PMA). In addition to owning and operating the Pilates Miami Studio in Miami FL for more than 13 years, he has been the Director of Education for Peak Pilates as well as the Coordinator of Education and Business Development for Lolita San Miguel and her Lolita’s Legacy Teacher Training Program.
The Pilates Miami Studio began offering Michele Larsson’s Core Dynamics Pilates Teacher Training Program in 1998 and during this time Kevin worked closely with Ms. Larsson and the rest of the Education Team developing and refining the Program. He is now the Core Dynamics Owner and Director. He has also developed ‘The Prime Male’ an information forum on health, fitness, and lifestyle for men over 40. He has been featured in numerous local, national and international television segments such as CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, and NPR as well as written and contributed to many articles in periodicals such as Pilates Style Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, IDEA Fitness Journal on the Pilates method and holistic health.
Calvin Brandi Fields
A true staple of Santa Fe’s elite scene, Calvin Brandi Fields has been instrumental in not only HRA’s success, but the success of many charities in and around Santa Fe and neighboring communities. Brandi has had a remarkable track record, raising thousands of dollars for many of Santa Fe’s non-profit businesses. Most notably, Brandi’s Oscar Party is one of Santa Fe’s staples for fundraising, raising for such organizations as Adelante’s Homeless Fund, The Santa Fe Animal Shelter, and countless others! HRA is is proud to have her extensive wisdom as part of our Executive Board.
Director of Community Relations
Shontez ‘Taz’ Morris
A true inspiration for Human Rights Alliance, Taz brings a wealth of community development and leadership experience to our team. She’s sits on the Advisory Board for Leadership Santa Fe, and has been the force behind some of Meow Wolf’s hottest artistic talent! Her leadership and invaluable personality has dramatically enhanced HRA’s community impact!
Fundraising and Sponsorship
Allison joins HRA with a similar purpose as her occupation: to be the greatest joy in being of service through shining my light and being a grounded channel of unconditional love. As a professional, Allison is the author of The Era of the True Creator, and has conducted thousands of energy and channeling work sessions, intuitive coaching, and channeled guidance for a variety of clients over the years. Her philosophy of knowing that we are all unique and beautiful souls sharing this physical-realm experience together finds itself into our HRA Community Outreach relative to fundraising and community relationships.
Social Media and Promotion Val Ovalle
Val is a freelance artist, veteran and pretty new to the Santa Fe area. Graduated with a Bachelor's in New Media Art in 2017, were she was also President of the Alliance Org. She lives in Santa Fe with her wife Bianca and looks forward to the HRA vision!
Volunteer Coordinator Mark Westberg
Mark is a local to Santa Fe, NM, but originally hail from Seattle, WA. He graduated with a degree in theater performance from Santa Fe University of Art & Design in 2014. He considers himself an artist, theater and film actor (SAG/AFTEA), musician/songwriter, and am an activist with a particular focus in LGBTQ+ and mentally divergent civil rights and justice. He also deeply identifies with all of these communities on a personal level. He has worked in collaboration Pride 2018 with the T-shirt design, and feels honored to be officially on board with HRA and Pride this year in 2019 as the volunteer coordinator. In his off-time, he enjoys traveling, Halloween, Pagan holidays, world cuisine, his friends and family, and my siblings (aka, my cats).