CRC Team

The Citizens Review Committee (CRC) meets monthly to review and prioritize the building projects for Santa Fe Public Schools. Each member of the School Board appoints two members to the CRC for two-year terms, and the Teachers Union appoints one member. The CRC leader presents its recommendations to the School Board for approval before a project can start.

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John M. Salazar
Appointed by Lorraine Price - December 2017.

John is a lifelong resident of Santa Fe. He is a graduate of Capital High School and has a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Santa Fe. He has worked for Santa Fe County since 2001 in different capacities but his background is primarily in Land Use. John has been a member of the City Planning Commission appointed by then-mayor David Coss, has been an assistant varsity football coach for Capital and has volunteered for various youth leagues in Santa Fe including Santa Fe Little League, the Northern New Mexico Childrens Football League and the Rio Rapids Northern Soccer Club. John and his wife Shaina are raising three sons who attend Santa Fe Public Schools.

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Philip Gudwin
Appointed  by Susan Duncan - September 2014

Philip Gudwin is a native of Brooklyn, New York. He attended Brooklyn College and Brooklyn Museum School of Art and worked as a sculptor-artist and freelance photographer before moving to Santa Fe in 1978. His photographs have been published in a number of books and magazines. Philip began his commercial real estate career in Manhattan and continued working in the field when he moved to Santa Fe in 1978. In addition to managing and brokering real estate, Philip Gudwin developed a number of commercial projects in Santa Fe, and was co-owner of French & French Fine Properties from 1995-2002. He has been an active member of the Realtors Association of New Mexico, serving on the government affairs committee, and has also served on the professional standards committee of the Santa Fe Association of Realtors. Philip enjoys spending time with his wife, Barbara, and their two daughters, Sari and Ariel. As for recreation, Philip is an avid golfer and fly-fisherman.
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Rad Acton
Appointed by Steve Carrillo - July 2014

Rad Acton founded Acton Architecture and Planning in 1990.  He has an  extensive background in custom home design, historic remodel, work-live commercial projects and development planning.  Rad has lived in Santa Fe since 1983 and is originally from Detroit, Michigan.  He received is BA from Grinnell College and an MA from MIT in Massachusetts.  He has two children, Owen and Anya.  Rad is a licensed architect and is a member of the American Institute of Architects. He currently serves on the boards of the Canyon Neighborhood Association and the Old Santa Fe Association.  Rad has also served on the City's of Historic Districts Review Board.

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Clifford Rees
Appointed by Maureen Cashmon March 2015

Clifford Rees JD retired from New Mexico State Government on September 1, 2005, with twenty-three years of service at the New Mexico Department of Health, specializing in public health, behavioral health, drug policy reform, emergency preparedness, public procurement and the legislative process. In April, 2013, he was named the Public Lawyer of the Year by the Public Law Section of the NM State Bar.
Cliff is currently the Practice Director for the Western Region of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-funded Network for Public Health Law at the Arizona State University College of Law in Tempe, Arizona and also serves as a legislative analyst for New Mexico State Senate Majority Whip Michael Padilla during the 2015 Regular Legislative Session.
Cliff and his wife Olga are the parents of a 10th grader at the Academy for Technology and the Classics (ATC) and a 5th grader at the Amy Biehl Community School at Rancho Viejo. Cliff joined the ATC Foundation Board as President in June, 2014.

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Lisa Randall
Advisory/non-voting member
Reappointed by Linda Trujillo June 2013

Lisa is from Winthrop, Maine. She received a BA in Political Science & Sociology from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. She came to New Mexico in 1989. Lisa has worked with SFPS since 1999 when she started as a volunteer with AmeriCorps. She taught at Agua Fria Elementary for 10 years as a 5th grade teacher, as well as a Coordinator for Kearny and Ramirez Thomas. She was named Coordinator for the Energy Conservation Program in 2010. She manages energy and water efficiency initiatives, develops renewable energy projects, builds community partnerships and engages staff and students in the conservation program. Lisa recently completed her Masters in Educational Leadership from UT – Arlington.  

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Kim Shanahan
Appointed by Susan Duncan  June 2013

Kim is the the Santa Fe Home Builders Association Executive Officer. He has an extensive background and knowledge in the home building industry. Kim also serves on numerous local boards and committees and hosts a weekly radio show on KVSF 101.5.

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Marty Carvlin

Appointed by Linda Trujillo.  2016

Marty Carvlin grew up in the ethnically diverse South Chicagoland area and moved to Santa Fe in her late teens.  She attended the University of New Mexico where she studied Spanish and Education and received a Masters in Latin American Studies.  She enjoys travel and her study abroad experience includes coursework and training in Spain, Brazil, Mexico, Estonia, and Poland.  As a recent arrival to Santa Fe Public Schools, she currently teaches AP Spanish and Spanish for Native Speakers at Capital High School and is the World Languages Department Leader.  As a proud mom of two well-rounded, professional adults who have benefited greatly from their foundational schooling at Carlos Gilbert Elementary and Chaparral Elementary, Marty is grateful for the opportunity to serve the community as a CRC committee member.

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Jody Wheeler
Appointed by Steven J. Carrillo  August 2012

A native Santa Fean, Jodie attended SFPS (Salazar, DeVargas) and graduated from SFHS. She received her Accounting Certificate from Albuquerque Technical Vocational Institute. She has worked in the Accounting field for over 28 years. She is currently the Finance Director for WildEarth Guardians. She has been involved with SFPS (Turquoise Trail, Sweeney, Ramirez Thomas, Capshaw, Ortiz, Capital and ATC) as a volunteer. She has served as a parent representative on a number of Principal Committees, Construction Committees and the SFPS Oversight Committee. Her daughter attends UNM and her son attends ATC.

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John Morrison
Appointed by Maureen Cashmon (March 3, 2015)

Originally from New York, John moved to New Mexico in 1997 after working on Capitol Hill for Congressman Bill Richardson from 1993-1997. After teaching and coaching at Rio Rancho High School for 4 years, John began teaching at Capital High (2001-2003) and then Santa Fe High (2003 – present). As head baseball coach at CHS and SFHS from 2002-2012, Morrison solicited funding for and presided over numerous baseball facility improvements. John lives with his wife Lisa and two children here in Santa Fe.

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Charles Padilla
Appointed by Lorraine Price, April 2015.

A native New Mexican, Pat Padilla graduated Student Body President from Estancia High School and received a BSME from UNM in 1966, moved to Seattle to Work for BOEING. Twelve years later, returned to NM and worked for BDM Corp. as a CPM (Construction Project Manager) performing security upgrades at American Embassy’s in Europe, Africa, & Asia. From 1987 to 1998 worked at LANL in the Medical Radioisotope Program, the Weapons Program, and finally as a Group Leader in the Facilities Division.

Pat is currently the President of Padilla Industries, Inc. a general construction company that he and his wife Wanda own and operate.

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