Esperanza Shelter’s board of directors welcomed two new members recently.
was an executive vice president responsible for financial systems development when she retired. She has expertise in information technology and investment strategy. She previously volunteered as a member and later as the board treasurer for the Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe for several years. Goddard enjoys reading, hiking, biking, traveling, playing chess and writing haiku. “It is my sincere wish to serve the community,” said Goddard. “I am committed and I feel passionate about the services Esperanza offers.”
has been an attorney licensed in Virginia since the early 1980s. Although partially retired now, he continues to practice law with his private firm, Thomas E. Carr & Associates. He has extensive experience working as a volunteer and board member with other nonprofit agencies including Gerard’s House and Court Appointed Special Advocates. Carr is an accomplished duplicate bridge player and a member of the American Contract Bridge League and the Santa Fe Bridge Club. “Along with nonprofit experience, I bring a broad business and legal background to Esperanza’s board,” said Carr. “I believe in Esperanza’s mission and look forward to working with the staff and board.”