Staff

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.
Jennifer HalbertJennifer Halbert is Think New Mexico’s Business Manager. She brings to the organization a deep love of Santa Fe and New Mexican culture and a passion for improving the lives of others, as well as many years of experience in business management and administration in a variety of settings. When not at the office, you can find Jennifer exploring local thrift shops and getting involved in the community she loves.
fred2016Fred Nathan 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

Seth BaranySeth Barany was born and raised in Las Cruces, NM. He is currently a senior at the University of New Mexico where he is pursuing degrees in Economics and Psychology. Seth has been heavily involved in the UNM Mock Trial Club where he serves as President and Attorney Captain. He is also a re-founding father of UNM’s chapter of Phi Delta Theta and currently serves as its Vice President. Seth spent the last year serving the students of UNM as an Associate Justice on the ASUNM Student Court. After graduating, he plans to earn a law degree and pursue a career in public policy with emphasis on campaign finance reform.
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