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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2nd Vice-President

Kidsight Director

 

mpencin@gmail.com

520-507-8338 
 

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Immediate Past President

Position Vacant  

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Judy Cockburn 

Club Treasurer

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Patricia Martinez Rutherford 

Club Secretary

Community Charities Chair 

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Lou Sturbois 

Membership Director 

sturbois@q.com

(575) 770-2338

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3rd Vice President

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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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Ron Stoner 

Board Member & Tail Twister 

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Joanne Crass 

Marketing & Communications Chair

Pueblo Project Chair

joannecrass@yahoo.com

(575) 779-1251

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Markus Kolber

Board Member & Tail Twister 

mwkolber@gmail.com

575-770-7781

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Cheri Lyon

Lion Tamer

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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, Honorary Member

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, in Memoriam 

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

Andy Johnson

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

Markus Kolber

Attorney 
Taos, New Mexico
Houston, Texas

Dave Lambert

Sales, Retired
Taos, New Mexico
Chicago, Illinois

Jerry Laughlin, Honorary Member

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