Our Board of Directors

Todd Curry, Chair

Dr. Todd A. Curry is an Associate Professor of Political Science at University of Texas at El Paso. His primary interests lie in judicial representation and indigenous peoples and the law.
Steve Putnicki, Vice Chair

El Paso resident since 1963, graduated from UTEP, retired video production specialist at local tv stations, Martin Recording, Inc, El Paso Natural Gas, and the El Paso Independent School District.
Anthony Martinez, Secretary

E. Anthony Martinez is a fifth generation El Pasoan with roots in Chihuahua, Zacatecas, and Durango. He has a passion for universal human rights and a rule of law guaranteeing those rights. Anthony is an attorney practicing in El Paso.
Janet Smith, Treasurer

Dr. Janet Smith is retired from the software business and is now a full time volunteer with a focus on immigration issues and immigrant welfare.
Nicole Crouch, Interim Executive Director

Rev. Nicole Crouch serves as the Director of Border Ministries for the New Mexico Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church and the Director of Missional Ministries for the El Paso District of the Conference. Nicole is passionate about building stronger relationships between churches and their surrounding communities, including bringing awareness to the church on immigration issues.
Perla Chaparro

Ms. Chaparro is a native to the border region and holds a Master’s degree in Social work from the University of El Texas at El Paso. She has experience working in the education and non-profit sector, and volunteering with community-based organizations advocating for immigrant’s rights.
Collin King
Collin King has a passion for social justice and education. Collin currently volunteers with National Model United Nations as a member of conference staff, and has volunteered with this organization since 2014 bringing a rigorous educational simulation to more than 2,000 international students each year. Collin earned his Bachelor of Arts in Government from New Mexico State University in 2012. Collin currently serves as the store manager for the NMSU Bookstore.
Eva Moya Eva M. Moya, PhD, LMSW is a borderlander, raised in Ciudad Juarez and El Paso. She is an Associate professor in the Department of Social Work at the University of Texas at El Paso.