Our executive leadership team is poised to make 2020 one of the best years yet for HRA Santa Fe.
Kevin A. Bowen
President and Treasurer
‘sAs a progressive leader in the Health/Fitness and Pilates profession for over 25 years, he is the Co-founder, past President and former Executive Director of the Pilates Method Alliance (PMA) and was featured in numerous local, national and international television segments on CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, and NPR. Kevin is also a regular contributor to publications such as Pilates Style, The Wall Street Journal, IDEA Fitness Journal.
Kevin has been proud to call Santa Fe home twice in his life– once during the late ’80s and again now. He is the owner and director of Core Dynamics Pilates and joined HRA’s Board in late August to help reinvigorate the organization, assist in setting up much needed systems and community outreach programs and support the LGBTQ community as the organization enters this new decade.
Theresa established a residence in Santa Fe in April 2019 after 15 years in St. Petersburg, FL. She is currently a Vice President of Business Development for Raymond James Financial Services. Theresa became an active ally in the LGBTQ+ community six years ago in support of her younger brother. She volunteered for St. Pete Pride and is excited to help us build out this important event and others in Santa Fe.
Theresa’s other professional and civic activities in St. Pete included service as a member of the steering committee for the Young Professionals Network at Raymond James as well as sitting on the committees of the Women’s Interactive Network and Friends of Raymond James, a nonprofit charitable organization.
Calvin Brandi Fields
A true staple of Santa Fe’s elite scene, Calvin Brandi Fields has been instrumental in not only HRA’s success, but the success of many charities in and around Santa Fe and neighboring communities. Brandi has had a remarkable track record, raising thousands of dollars for many of Santa Fe’s non-profit businesses.
Most notably, Brandi’s Oscar Party is one of Santa Fe’s staples for fundraising, raising for such organizations as Adelante’s Homeless Fund, The Santa Fe Animal Shelter, and countless others! HRA is is proud to have her extensive wisdom as part of our Executive Board.
Fundraising & Sponsorship
Mark is a local to Santa Fe, NM, but originally hail from Seattle, WA. He graduated with a degree in theater performance from Santa Fe University of Art & Design in 2014. He considers himself an artist, theater and film actor (SAG/AFTRA), musician/songwriter, and am an activist with a particular focus in LGBTQ+ and mentally divergent civil rights and justice.
He also deeply identifies with all of these communities on a personal level. He has worked in collaboration Pride 2018 with the T-shirt design and feels honored to be officially on board with HRA and Pride this year in 2019 as the volunteer coordinator.
In his off-time, he enjoys traveling, Halloween, Pagan holidays, world cuisine, his friends and family, and my siblings (aka, my cats).
Asher Haven lives his life as a magical human. Born on Earth, his journey has exceeded his expectations but not without extreme adversity to get there. A long-term survivor of 19 years with HIV, he is empowered to be an advocate for HIV and sexual wellness. A proud recovering drug addict and alcoholic, he works in direct contact with addicts and alcoholics imparting his experience, strength and hope to a suffering community desperately in need of reformation and compassionate understanding. A published writer, painter, and former Studio Assistant of Meow Wolf, he aspires to bring magic to a world desperately in need of hopeful moments.
A horror movie lover, advocate for mental health awareness, self-care, addiction services, suicide awareness, and safe spaces and places for voices for LGBTQIA and all others. He is grateful beyond words to be a voice in this fabulous community.
Shontez ‘Taz’ Morris
A true inspiration for the Human Rights Alliance, Taz brings a wealth of community development and leadership experience to our team. She sits on the Advisory Board for Leadership Santa Fe, and has been the force behind some of Meow Wolf’s hottest artistic talent! Her leadership and invaluable personality have dramatically enhanced HRA’s community impact!
Born and raised in Santa Fe, Nathan has been a proud member of the local LGBTQ+ community since coming out as a freshman in high school. Having left for college and graduate school, Nathan has been living back home for about five years, deepening their commitment to the local arts community. During this time, they have become increasingly involved with city, county, and state politics, holding positions with both the Santa Fe County Democratic Party and the Democratic Party of New Mexico. Nathan is currently serving their second term as Vice President of the Young Democrats of Santa Fe County and is employed as an Executive Administrative Assistant at the New Mexico School for the Arts.