Board of Directors
Linda Feldman Duritz, Board Chair
Linda obtained her MD degree at Chicago Medical School and completed internship and residency at Michael Reese Hospital and the University of Chicago. She is a recently retired geriatric psychiatrist, having served as a geropsychiatry consultant at Contra Costa County Older Adult program and at Lifelong Medical Over Sixties Clinic in the Berkeley area. A member of the American Psychiatry Association and the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, she held board positions with the East Bay branch of the Northern California Psychiatric Society, the Oakland Museum of California Art Guild, and was Board President of the Reutlinger Community for Jewish Living, a multi level care facility. A long-time proponent of aging in place, Linda joined the Village-to-Village Network five years ago and decided that for her retirement, she would create a Village in Santa Fe. Thank you Linda!
Steven Oakey, Treasurer
Steve has worked in various corporate environments, among them Digital Equipment Corp, GE Capital, and Philips Medical Systems. His primary responsibilities in each company were to grow product sales via creative financing/marketing programs. Between the years 1995 – 2002, he managed a European Financing Dept. for Philips Medical Systems. Throughout his years of corporate management, he also sang professionally with the San Francisco and Seattle Opera companies and he helped in various volunteer organizations, primarily supporting HIV/AIDS patients. Since moving to Santa Fe in 2012, he has volunteered with various theatre organizations.
Lori Adcock, Vice-Chair
Lori Adcock is a retired endocrinologist. She held a full time faculty position at Baylor College of Medicine for 14 years where she saw patients, taught medical students, residents, and fellows, and did research. She was then in private practice in Midland TX until retiring two years ago. For the last thirty years she has been very active in the American Diabetes Association, and held multiple volunteer positions from the local to the national levels. Within the ADA she served on and chaired several local and national committees, was President of the Houston Chapter, and the TX Affiliate Board, and was on the National Board of Directors.
After a career in investment banking in Chicago, Jamie completed an extensive internship program at the Chicago Botanic Garden, after which she was hired full time for the Green Chicago Program and managed 45 inner-city gardens, including high-rise project sites, state aid senior homes, horticulture therapy sites, schools, and shelters. After moving to Denver, she worked for several non-profit organizations including a micro-economic project benefitting the homeless, and Grounds for Learning, an on-site school garden program for underserved elementary through high school students. Jamie moved to Santa Fe in 2007 where she continued her love of all things botanical by starting Mad Potter Container Gardens. She volunteers with the NM Environmental Law Center and loves hiking with her friends and her dog, Chaps, the unofficial mascot of Santa Fe Neighbors.
Jane trained as a radiological technologist at Deaconess Hospital School of Radiology, and then worked at Milwaukee County General Hospital and at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Jane and her husband Larry, a Gastroenterologist, discovered Santa Fe when he was an Army physician stationed in El Paso, TX. They loved the West and, even after moving to Milwaukee to live, work and raise their family, they continued to return to Santa Fe every year. In Milwaukee, Jane started a cooking school, and handled marketing and recruiting for JMH Assoc.(her own company) and for Nu Skin International. They retired permanently to Santa Fe in 2001 where they have continued to pursue their interests in international cooking, native arts and american jazz.
After college, the Peace Corps, and several years exploring the world in a VW bus, Terri Jerry worked in creative communications as a writer, designer, and producer in upstate New York. She started as a copywriter, moved up to Copy Chief, then Creative Director, and then went into partnership in her own firm. She has created campaigns for a wide range of clients including hospitals, cities, symphonies, colleges, medical manufacturers, malls, mayors, paper makers and game preserves. In the nineties she worked with the Oneida tribe of Wisconsin trying to settle a 250,000 acre land claim in New York State. Since moving to Santa Fe in 2000, she has lent her skills to a variety of groups including the Museum of International Folk Art, Girls Inc., and the Women's International Study Center. She and her husband live in the woods where they happily hike their dogs.
Priscilla Munro has an M.S. in Health Education and Health Administration, and a Ph.D. in Health Sciences with a specialty in Gerontology. She worked in public and community health for thirty-five years, holding a variety of executive positions in clinical management, outpatient medical and social services programs, and VNA homecare services. She has extensive experience working with diverse age groups, cultures and ethnic populations in Alaska, California and Connecticut and, as part of her work, has made many trips to bush Alaska to hold health fairs, and even a 5K race fifty miles north of the Arctic Circle. She and her husband have traveled to almost all the national parks in the U.S. and Canada in their 26' Airstream, which they fondly call the "Tin Can."