Kristina G. FisherKristina G. Fisher is Think New Mexico’s Associate Director, intern supervisor, and webmaster. A lifelong New Mexican, she graduated first in her class from the University of New Mexico School of Law, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Natural Resources Journal. Kristina is a recipient of the national Harry S. Truman Fellowship for Leadership and Public Service and the Morris K. and Stewart L. Udall Award for Excellence in Environmental Studies. She is active in land, water, and environmental justice issues across New Mexico.
Susan L. MartinSusan L. Martin is Think New Mexico’s Business Manager. A graduate of the College of Santa Fe, Susan has extensive business management experience in both the nonprofit and for-profit sector, from a 14-year stint at the Santa Fe Opera to her most recent position at the start-up Deep Web Technologies. In her free time, Susan volunteers with the International Folk Art Market and serves as the Majordomo of the Amy Hetegar Community Garden in Casa Solana.
Fred NathanFred Nathan, Jr. founded Think New Mexico and is its Executive Director. Fred served as Special Counsel to New Mexico Attorney General Tom Udall from 1991-1998. In that capacity, he was the architect of several successful legislative initiatives and was in charge of New Mexico’s lawsuit against the tobacco industry, which resulted in a $1.25 billion settlement for the state.
Othiamba UmiOthiamba Umi, Think New Mexico’s Field Director, was born in Albuquerque and grew up in Hobbs, New Mexico. He graduated from Santa Fe Preparatory School and went on to earn B.A.’s in Spanish and Psychology and a J.D. from the University of New Mexico, where he was active in student government and served as Student Bar Association President. Before joining Think New Mexico, Othiamba produced programs for KUNM radio and was an Assistant Trial Attorney with the 2nd Judicial District Attorney’s Office.

Current Intern

Ceryn SchoelCeryn Schoel grew up in Santa Fe and graduated from Desert Academy in 2015. During high school, she served as the captain of both the Model United Nations team and the Debate team. She continued her public speaking at Middlebury College in Vermont where she became captain of the Middlebury Debate Society, as well as working as a leadership coach for “Oratory Now!” and serving in the student government. Ceryn is now a rising senior at The University of New Mexico, where she is double majoring in Political Science and Economics. She spent her Junior year as lobbyist for The Friends Committee on National Legislation and lead a delegation of seven students to Washington DC for the 2019 Spring Lobby weekend to advocate for more compassionate immigration policy. She has previously interned for Senator Tom Udall, and she spent the summer of 2019 at Yale teaching Debate at ISSOS international summer school. Ceryn is passionate about policy and legislation and she hopes to make a difference in her community by earning a law degree after she graduates and working in local government.
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