OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

Just a click or a phone call away...

Coming together from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, our skilled team of professionals is the backbone of Lions Club of Taos. Their ideas help shape the direction and mission of our organization as it continues to develop. Read on to learn more about some of our incredible team members.

WAYNE RUTHERFORD

President

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TIM RIVERA

2nd Vice-President
Guest Speaker Coordinator

tim@riverafh.com

(575) 770-3581

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POSITION OPEN

3rd Vice President

TBD

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GARY OLINE

Club Treasurer

gjoline@taosnet.com

(575) 751-7219

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BILL WAUGH

Club Secretary
Taos Elder Benevolent Leader

lorrybill@msn.com

(575) 758-0404

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LOU STURBOIS

Membership Director & 1st Vice President

sturbois@q.com

(575) 770-2338

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MARY PENCIN

KidSight Chair

mpencin@gmail.com

(520) 507-8338

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CINDY ATKINS

Scholarship Chair

catkins58@gmail.com

(210) 288-9336

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ANDY JOHNSON

Adult Vision Chair

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PATRICIA MARTINEZ RUTHERFORD

Community Charities Chair

Lions Share Auction Chair

Web Chair

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JO FORTIER

Member Health & Wellness Chair
Lion Tamer

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JOANNE CRASS

Marketing & Communications Chair

Pueblo Project Chair

joannecrass@yahoo.com

(575) 779-1251

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GARY DEVANE

Lion Tamer

garydevane@gmail.com

(407) 539-5148

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CHERI LYON

Tail Twister

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CLUB MEMBERSHIP

This is who we are, and where we come from...

CINDY ATKINS

Sales, Retired
Taos, New Mexico
Dallas, Texas

DR. PHIL BAILEY

Pediatric Dentist, Retired
Taos, New Mexico 
Arlington, Texas

JACK BARRETT

Banker, Retired 
Taos, New Mexico 
Dallas, Texas

NEWELL BOUGHTON

Retired
Taos, New Mexico
Texas

SID BARRETT

Mediator - Lawyer
Taos, New Mexico
Atlanta, Georgia

MARILYN BOWEN

Health Educator, Retired
Colorado

DR . ALDEN COCKBURN

Physician, Retired
Taos, New Mexico

JUDY COCKBURN

Medical Practice Manager, Retired 
Taos, New Mexico

DR. JANE COMPTON

Optometrist
Taos, New Mexico

WAYNE CRADDOCK

Nuclear Plant Manager, Retired
Taos, New Mexico
Savannah, Georgia

JOANNE CRASS

Advertising Director & Social Worker, Retired
Taos, New Mexico 
West Bend, Wisconsin

DR. GARY DEVANE

MD - Medical Professor, Retired
Taos, New Mexico 
Gainesville, Florida

HELEN FORTE

Taos Community Foundation,
Director of Community Outreach
Taos, New Mexico 
United Kingdom

JO ANN FORTIER

Nurse Practitioner
Taos, New Mexico
New Bedford, Massachusetts
Hanover, Massachusetts

JIM GLENN

International Sales, Retired
Taos, New Mexico 
Mt Vernon, New York

MICHAEL HESS

Insurance Executive, Retired
Denver, Colorado
Tulsa, Oklahoma

GABE JACQUEZ

Tax Specialist

Taos, New Mexico

ANDY JOHNSON

VP of Marketing - Amer. Inst. of Steel Construction, Retired
Taos, New Mexico 
Evanston, Illinois

MARCUS KOLBER

Attorney 
Taos, New Mexico
Houston, Texas

DAVE LAMBERT

Sales, Retired
Taos, New Mexico
Chicago, Illinois

JERRY LAUGHLIN

Civil Engineer, Retired
Taos, New Mexico
Gotebo, Oklahoma

CHERI LYON

United Methodist Church Pastor
Taos, New Mexico 
Edgewood, New Mexico

LEON MODESTE III

Athletic Director, Retired
Taos, New Mexico
Hanover, Massachusetts
Brooklyn, New York

ROSEMARY MORGAN

Project Administrator/Office Manager
Taos, New Mexico 
Michigan

GARY OLINE

Actuary, Retired
Taos, New Mexico 
Springfield, Illinois

DR. MARY PENCIN

Veterinarian, Retired
Taos, New Mexico
Cochise County, Arizona

DR. ROBERT RATZLAFF

Optometrist
Taos, New Mexico

TIM RIVERA

Funeral Director
Taos, New Mexico

MICHAEL ROLLHEISER

Computer & Networking Sales, Retired 
Taos, New Mexico
Chicago, Illinois

PATRICIA MARTINEZ RUTHERFORD


General Contractor, Retired

Taos, New Mexico

Las Cruces, New Mexico

WAYNE RUTHERFORD

General Contractor, Retired
Taos, New Mexico

LOU STURBOIS

US Army Colonel, Retired
Taos, New Mexico
Casper, Wyoming

STEVE TAPIA

Wildlife Biologist, Retired
Taos, New Mexico

DAVID WARREN

Clinical Herbalist
Taos, New Mexico 
New York

BILL WAUGH

Actuary, Retired
Taos, New Mexico
Pittsburg, Pennsylvania

SEYMOUR WHEELOCK

Family Law Attorney, Retired
Taos, New Mexico
Colorado Springs, Colorado

FRANK WOOD

Investment Services, Retired
Taos, New Mexico
Dallas, Texas