Board of Directors
Ben Allison is lead counsel for the Conan Doyle Estate Ltd and is a noted speaker on intellectual property and trial issues.
Kenneth Johnson is a contemporary Native American designer and metalsmith with an extensive career.
Rachel has led the development of the current center from idea to reality.
Gerald G. Stiebel has been a dealer for over fifty years specializing in European arts.
Vanessa Elmore is an art appraiser and has been in the art industry for over twenty years.
Mark Jordan has over thirty years’ experience in the insurance, budget management and preparation business.
Will Wilson is a Diné photographer who spent his formative years in the Navajo Nation.
The work of the Coe Center is supported by a distinguished group of special directors.
Laurence A. G. Moss was raised in western Canada, Dr. Moss has lived and worked principally in western North America, Pacific Asia, and Central Europe. His North American base was Santa Fe, New Mexico from 1986 to 2006 when he returned to the Pacific Northwest with...
Dorothy H. Bracey is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Comparative Legal Systems at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York. She holds a AB from the College of William and Mary, a Ph.D. from Harvard University, and a MLS from Yale Law...
Patricia M. Newman is currently serving on Boards of both the Museum of New Mexico Foundation and the New Mexico Governors Mansion Foundation.
Teri Greeves was born on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming and is of Italian-American and Comanche descent.
JoAnn Lynn Balzer has had an extensive career in the arts, fundraising and nonprofit management.
Rachel de W. Wixom’s extensive experience includes ten years as Head of Publications of the Whitney Museum of American Art
Bruce develops the Coe Center public programming, working directly with Indigenous artists and the permanent collection of traditional arts.
Bess assists in developing and coordinating public programs including workshops, conversations, research visits and demonstrations with Native American artists.
Samantha Tracy is Diné from Fort Defiance, Arizona, and is a recent graduate of the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA), where she received a BFA in Museum Studies.