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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.

Jamie Douglass

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. 

William Wesbrooks

Bill's training in music, theatre, and psychology led him to a 40-year career as a professional director, playwright, educator, and author. For 16 years he served as the Director of Vocal Performance in NYU’s Steinhardt School w 170 singers here he oversaw some 170 singers studying for Bachelor of Music, Master of Music, Advanced Certificate, and PhD’s.  He retired from NYU at the rank of Music Associate Professor.  His book – DRAMATIC CIRCUMTANCES: Living Inside the Stories We Tell – was published by Applause Books.  He has owned a home in Santa Fe since 2010 and very happily became a fulltime resident in May of 2017.