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ATC Governing Council Members

Courtney White, President     

Courtney White is a parent representative to the ATC Council and Chair of the Sustainability Committee. He is a conservationist and author who co-founded the Quivira Coalition, a nonprofit dedicated to building bridges between ranchers, conservationists, and others around practices that improve land health (see quiviracoalition.org). He and his wife Gen are the parents of Sterling and Olivia, students at ATC. With his experience in nonprofit management and conservation, Courtney is committed to helping ATC accomplish its goal of becoming a model charter school.

Karen Velarde-Lashley, Vice President

Karen Velarde-Lashley is a parent representative to the ATC Council. She is an Environmental Data Steward for the Environmental Programs Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory and has been employed with the laboratory first as a student and present as a technical staff member for the past 27 years. She is mom to Janessa and Maquela Lashley, students at ATC.  She is the board president of Pinon Elementary School PES Club (Parent Educator Service Club) and volunteer coach and board president of Girls on the Run-Santa Fe. She is also a very active parent at Aspen Santa Fe Ballet. 

Brian Shelton, Secretary


Caleb Raymer

Caleb has been working for the State of New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department for 15 years. He is the Network Operations Manager and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the department. 

Jennifer Sallee


Brad Furry