Board of Directors:

John Hernandez – President

Owner of Elevated Solutions

Judy Peinado – Secretary 

Vice President of CultureSpan Marketing

Cindi Maestas-Henry – Treasurer 

Shareholder, CPA of Lauterbach Borschow

Jaime Martinez 

Owner of Mt. Caramel Funeral Home

Brad Dubow 

General Manager of Town Square Media

Ofelia Dominguez

Director of UTEP Union

Todd Hutzler 

General Manager of Ferguson Enterprises

Dr. Mary Lacaze

Medical Director of El Paso Children’s Hospital

Amanda French

Nurse Practitioner of El Paso Children’s Hospital

Gabe Pena (*)

Director of Operations at 3-NT Trucking

Rachelle Williams 

Prinicipal Financial Analyst of El Paso Electric Co.

Stephanie Valle

Anchor/Executive Producer at Good Morning El Paso

Valerie Garcia 

Corporate Sales Manager at Hotel Paso Del Norte

Ruth Gifford

Marketing Manager at WestStar Bank

Teresa Cano

Director of Nursing, Pediatric Oncology at Providence Children’s Hospital

Monica Iniguez

Director of Nursing Hematology/Oncology

(*) Indicates Cancer Survivor or Parent of a Candlelighters Child

Candlelighters Staff

Scott Lynch (*)

Chief Executive Officer

Mary Vasquez (*)

Director of Family Services

Marcos Arrieta (*)

Youth Services Coordinator

Hilda Menefee (*)

Family Services Coordinator

Norma Reyes

Special Projects Coordinator

Hayley Lynch

Grant Writer

Donation Staff