Meet our Board
We are grateful to these community leaders for their efforts on behalf of children in the foster care system.
Andres Paglayan, RN
Spencer is a retiree from the State of New Mexico and was an investment professional, managing a portion of the teacher’s pension plan and having full responsibility for the state’s liquid assets. He previously was the operations manager for a small family business in Vermont, and was an investment banker with a focus on 501(c)3 organizations, working extensively with CFOs and boards in capital planning and financial strategy. Spencer has volunteered on a number of boards including with Alta Mira, as the treasurer of Assistance Dogs of the West, and served as the board chairperson for the Vermont Higher Education Investment Plan and also volunteers in the Santa Fe County Detention Facility with a mental health organization.
Julia Broggi, JD
Ryan, who was born in raised in Santa Fe, is the Chief Managing Officer and Managing Partner at Landseer Management, and Santa Fe Storage and Moving as well as CEO of Around the Corner Self Storage. Ryan graduated with BS Business Management and Entrepreneurship from Montana State University. He is an alumni of the National Outdoor Leadership School and an Eagle Scout. Ryan’s contributions to CASA First include in the areas of business strategy and development, marketing, leadership and community knowledge.
Deborah Schroder, MS
Tony Guiles, MD
Tony is a retired Pediatric Anesthesiologist who has served CASA First for over ten years, including previously as Board President. Tony is also a former CASA Volunteer Advocate and has seen first hand the need and impact of CASA First advocacy. He serves on the Board of Directors for El Centro Community Health Clinic in Northern New Mexico. During his free time, he enjoys traveling and hiking. Tony earned his MD at the University of North Carolina.
Board Member Emeritus
George has extensive community expertise and board experience. He served on Citizens Review Board (NM and Santa Fe County) for child abuse and neglect case oversight, Las Clinicas del Norte and the Talpa Water Association. George was a Foreign Service Officer for 26 years and was stationed all over the world including the Middle East and Russia. In addition to volunteering with multiple non-profits, he is a commercial real estate owner and enjoys wood carving and his ranch in his free time. George and his wife Edith, whom he met in the foreign service live in Santa Fe and Rio Arriba county and George is committed to addressing the needs of our rural communities, especially the ones affecting vulnerable children. George has been affiliated with CASA First since 1996 both as a Volunteer Advocate and a Board member.