Dee Burns
Dee Burns
Founder and Chair
Dee Burns is the Business Owner of A.L.I.V.E. and the Founder of Bridge to Success. She is an exceptional woman,
Doreen Tenorio
Doreen Tenorio
Receptionist/Clerk
Doreen Tenorio is from New Mexico, she loves working with the community. She enjoys reading and does beadwork. She loves
Regina Garcia
Regina Garcia
Client Representative Assistant
Regina Garcia was born and raised in Albuquerque. She started off as a Bridge to Success Volunteer. She is a
Kristopher Lorang
Kristopher Lorang
Board Member
Kristopher Lorang was born in Texas and lived in South Dakota. He has been living in Albuquerque for 25 years.
John Matchison
John Matchison
Board Treasure
John has many years of experience with non-profit, John is the Former Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at HELPNew Mexico, Inc.
Brenda Barela
Brenda Barela
Executive Director
Brenda has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business with the concentration on the public sector. She has years of experience with
Phyllis Tabet
Phyllis Tabet
Program Director
Phyllis has 31 years of experience in non-profits as a program manager and quality assurance monitor for several Federal and
Miriam Brettner
Miriam Brettner
Vice Chair/Secretary
Miriam Brettner retired from HELP-New Mexico in 2016. She was the Agency’s Human Resources Administrator for 13 years.  Ms. Brettner