Staff

Antoinette Villamil, Executive Director

Antoinette Villamil holds an MFA in poetry from New Mexico State University. She has taught high school and college level writing classes, most recently at IAIA and New Mexico School for the Arts, and she is also a prenatal yoga instructor.

She has spent the last fourteen working in community and education-based nonprofits in Northern New Mexico, including Eight Northern Indian Pueblos Council and NewMexicoWomen.Org. 

Antoinette was named one of the “Ten Who Made a Difference” by the Santa Fe New Mexican in 2020 for pivoting the work of Many Mothers to address the needs of families in crisis. She is the proud parent of a lively seven-year-old boy who is a student at Santa Fe School for the Arts and Sciences.

Zoey A. Barnes, Program Manager

Zoey holds an MSW from the University of Denver as well as an MFA in nonfiction writing from the University of Montana. She has worked in community mental health and community resource nonprofits for many years and loves engaging with families of all backgrounds.

Zoey is passionate about increasing access to services for families and improving health outcomes for new mothers and their babies.

Born and raised in Santa Fe, she is thrilled to now share the beauty of New Mexico with her partner and toddler daughter. Zoey loves reading, watercolor painting, playing outdoors, and having dance parties with her family.

Anita Castillo, Volunteer Coordinator

Anita is a native New Mexican, happy wife, and proud mama to two daughters. She earned a BA in Organizational Communication from UNM and is also a photographer. Her background is in project management and marketing, but her calling and passion is in working to make a positive impact in the lives of families and children in our community.

Anita is an active member on the PTC board at her daughters’ school and also volunteers with various youth sports groups. When she is not at work or behind the camera, you can find her playing in the mountains with her family, studying American Sign Language, or cooking in the kitchen with her girls.

 

Ellen Morris Bond, Administrative Specialist

Ellen Morris Bond has spent most of her adult years in northern New Mexico, graduating from the University of New Mexico Honors Program. She completed a M.S. in Community Development at University of California-Davis.

Ellen’s experience with a broad range of non-profit groups and educational institutions gives her a solid perspective on best practices leading to capacity building and programmatic success.

She was the former director of Self Help, Inc. in Los Alamos for almost twenty years. In her spare time gardening, jewelry making and upkeep on a hundred-year-old adobe home keep her busy.