Board Members

The SFPS Board of Education consists of five volunteer members who serve four-year terms and are elected in odd-numbered years by voters in five election districts

Dr. Carmen L. Gonzales, Member

Dr. Carmen L. Gonzales, Member, District 1

Phone: N/A
District 1 - map
Oath Taken: January 7, 2020 Term Expires: December 31, 2023

Atalaya, Acequia Madre, Chaparral, E.J. Martinez, Wood Gormley and Santa Fe High

Carmen Gonzales has been a long time educator working in leadership roles in both K-12 and higher education. She retired as the VP for Student Success at both Santa Fe Community College and New Mexico State University, where she is VP Emerita. She is a native of Santa Fe, New Mexico, however, she left for 34 years and happily returned ten years ago. She enjoys contributing her knowledge where needed and feels that education is important in order to have a strong democracy. She is also the President of the Santa Fe Community College’s Foundation Board of Directors. And has served as Mayor Webber’s Education Advisor. Carmen’s parents taught her the importance of giving back and helping others. 

Sarah Boses, Secretary

Sarah Boses, Vice President, District 2

Phone: (505) 690-8254

District 2 -map
Oath Taken: January 7, 2020 Term Expires: December 31, 2023

Amy Biehl Community School at Rancho Viejo, Capital High School, and El Dorado Community School

Sarah Boses was born and raised in Santa Fe, educated in the Santa Fe Public Schools and is a proud graduate of Santa Fe High School. She attended New Mexico State University and obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Sarah moved to Florida after graduating from college, where she found her passion working as an oncology nurse. She also found a passion for advocacy and healthcare policy and has been to Capitol Hill on several occasions to speak with lawmakers. In 2016, Sarah returned to Santa Fe with her husband to raise their children in her beautiful and diverse hometown. She is married to Simon Boses, a ceramic sculptor and educator. They have four kids - Quinn and McMillan, who attend El Dorado Community School, Parker, who will start Kindergarten there in 2020, and Cecilia, who recently graduated from Columbia University and lives in New York City. In her spare time, Sarah likes to garden and cook/bake.  She sews all her own clothing. 

Kate I. Noble, President, District 3

Kate I. Noble, President, District 3

District 3 - map
Oath Taken: January 1, 2022, Term Expires: December 31, 2025

Aspen, El Camino Real, Carlos Gilbert, Gonzales, Mandela, Tesuque, and Desert Sage Academy

Kate Noble was born in Santa Fe and got a wonderful education in the Santa Fe Public Schools. She graduated from Santa Fe High School and attended Columbia University in New York City, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies. Kate spent ten years at the BBC’s Business News Desk as a producer, reporter and anchor. She then returned to Santa Fe and began working for the City of Santa Fe in economic and community development, where she focused on growing local businesses and local talent. Kate is married to Bryce Tappan, a scientist with Los Alamos National Labs. They have a son named Zachary, who attends Gonzales Community School.

Roman "Tiger" Abeyta, Member, District 4

District 4 - map
Oath Taken: August 11th, 2022, Term Expires: December 31st, 2023

Capital High, Cesar Chavez, Ortiz, Nye ECC, Ramirez Thomas, Nina Otero Community School and Sweeney

Sascha Guinn Anderson, Member

Sascha Guinn Anderson, Secretary, District 5

District 5 - map  
Oath Taken: January 1, 2022, Term Expires: December 31, 2025

Early College Opportunities Applied Science Magnet (ECO), Kearny, Milagro Middle School, Nava, Pinon, Salazar, and Santa Fe High