The Junior League of Albuquerque’s Board of Directors ensures the future of the entire organization at all levels. Board members act as trustees and stewards on behalf of our members, including financial management of the League.

The Management Team provides vision across our multiple Council systems – which includes Community, Fund Development, and Member Development. These women make sure that all our League programs are consistent with our mission and that our strategy is pushed forward according to yearly strategic priorities.


2023-2024 Board of Directors and Management Team

Board of Directors

Michelle McMullan, President

Michelle has been a member of the Junior League for 6 years. She is originally from Savannah, GA. She graduated from Georgia College and State University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology.

Michelle has been an active volunteer majority of her life. She grew up attending Junior League of Savannah meetings with her mom. Prior to leaving Savannah, Michelle served on the Froebel Circle for the Fresh Air Home, a faith-based camp on Tybee Island for underprivileged children living in the Low Country.

Since joining the League, she has served on the Fundraising committee the inaugural year of Truck-A-Palooza, 2017, as a New Member Adviser 2017-2018, the MRRP Co-Chair 2018-2019, Treasurer Elect/Treasurer 2019-2021, and as President Elect 2021-2022.

She currently also serves on the Independent Living Resource Center Board of Directors. She and her spouse, James, have four fur-babies, Maggie, Boo, Picard and Cujo. When not occupied by her busy schedule, Michelle enjoys weekend getaways, photography, and going on Harley rides.

Natalia Griffin, President- Elect


Tory Witt, Executive Vice President

Tory Witt has been a member of the Junior League of Albuquerque for almost 7 years and has previously served on Membership, Fund Development, and Community Councils, and served on the Board as Nominating Chair.

Tory is a native to Albuquerque but left to study Business Management at the University of Arizona and then went on to get her Masters in Human Resources at Marquette University. She returned home once graduating to pursue a career at Sandia National Laboratories as a Recruiting Specialist. She now works as an HR Data Analyst at Sandia Labs.

Tory also serves as Treasurer for the Kappa Alpha Theta Albuquerque Alumnae Chapter and mentored a high school student through Big Brothers Big Sisters. She plays in Sandia Labs’ summer softball league as well and enjoys traveling as much as possible.


Santina Reichow, Treasurer 

Santina Reichow is originally from Chicago where she earned a Bachelors in Accounting, and an MBA in Finance. She has lived in Albuquerque for eight years, and has been an active member of the Junior League for three, initially serving as a member of the Fund Development Committee.

In addition to volunteering, you can find her hiking, making financial forecasts for fun, and exploring the world.




Tassi Rodriguez, Nominating Chair 

Tassi Rodriguez grew up in Los Angeles, California. In 2008, she graduated from California State University Northridge with a Bachelors of Science in Marketing, a Bachelors of Science in Finance, and a minor in Economics. In 2021, to further her professional career in Human Resources, she earned her Masters of Science degree in Human Resources Management from Colorado State University Global

In 2015, Tassi, her husband James, and son Zander, loaded their Prius with essential items, and moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico with no plan. They moved to enjoy a different pace of life. Shortly after moving, she was installed as the District 2 Board Member for Keeping Rio Rancho Beautiful, joined the Junior League of Albuquerque, and became a member and active volunteer at Sagebrush Church.

Tassi’s purpose in life is to elevate the lives of others. Through her work and volunteering efforts she’s been able to do just that. She strongly believes that through God anyone can achieve the extraordinary. When not working or volunteering, Tassi spends her time experiencing new things with James, Zander, and daughter Eva, like eating at Michelin Star restaurants, watching movies, and attending concerts. Life should be filled with love and adventures.


Management Team

Anne Keleher, Sustainer Engagement Vice President

Anne Keleher, transferred to the Albuquerque League as a Sustainer in 2014 after having been a member of the Charlotte, NC League for 25 years in various placements from Wearhouse worker to the Board of Directors as VP of Community. Anne, is an Albuquerque native and graduated from St. Pius X, University of Colorado and UNM. Since returning to Albuquerque, she has served several area non-profits including Catholic Charities, St. Pius X High School Foundation, Albuquerque Museum, and New Mexico Music Guild. In addition to working part time in commercial property real estate management she enjoys playing tennis, reading and especially traveling. Anne has three children, all of whom have attended numerous Junior League functions. She likes to believe that she has instilled the importance of community service in each of them, just like her mother, Peggy Keleher did her!


Ashlee Wright, Community Engagement Vice President

Ashlee was born in Roswell, NM and raised in Albuquerque graduating from Highland High School in 2005.  She attended the University of Notre Dame (Go Irish!) and graduated with her B.A. in the Program of Liberal Studies in 2009. While at Notre Dame, Ashlee served on the Student Senate, as the Chair of the University Affairs Committee, and sat on the Executive Policy Board during her Senior year.
After surviving four Indiana winters, she immediately returned home to the Land of Enchantment.
She graduated from UNM School of Law in 2014. While in law school, she clerked for NM Legal Aid and the Southwest Women’s Law Center. Her interest in the legal community led her to the Mexican American Law Student Association where she served as Vice-President during her second and third year of law school. She also coordinated the 17th Annual National Latina/o Law Student Association Conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico in September 2013.
Since graduating in 2014, Ashlee has been involved in many mentorship programs that assist students in reaching their goal of succeeding in the law ithrough local bar associations and has participated in the New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association Scholarship Committee.She has been a part of  the Bar Exam Attorney Coach Program through the New Mexico State Bar’s Committee on Diversity since 2016. She has served on the Board of the New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association during the 2017-2018 term.
Since 2015 she has served on the Board of the Notre Dame Club of New Mexico and has been President of the Club since 2018.
She joined the Junior League of Albuquerque in January 2018. She has been on the Fund Development Committee since 2018 and acted as the co-Chair for the 2019 Red Carpet Affair. She has been the Vice President of Fund Development since 2020.
Ashlee enjoys Notre Dame Football, USWNT soccer, is in love with her three dogs (Paddington, Jemez, and Muffin) and hopes that one day she will actually get to everything on her to-do list.


Lauren Martinez, Member Development Vice President 

Lauren Martinez moved to New Mexico from the Houston area in 2019 and has absolutely fallen in love with Albuquerque. She is a graduate of Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Psychology and Communication Studies. She is an award-winning teen mentor, Amazon Best Selling Author, TEDx Speaker, Girl Power Expert and Founder/CEO of Girls Above Society.  Receiving the 2020 Diana Award, the highest accolade a young person can achieve for social action and humanitarian efforts, gives Lauren a powerful platform as a change maker for today’s generation.

After a tumultuous cyber-bullying experience, Lauren Martinez at age 15 became the founder and CEO of Girls Above Society. Her strong dedication to girl empowerment is reflected in her signature curriculum platform “GIRL TALK”, designed to empower young girls to be confident and cyber smart as they face the tough pressures of today’s media driven society. “GIRL TALK” Curriculum empowers girls globally and in schools throughout the U.S. 

From humble beginnings and well-intentioned efforts Lauren became one of the nation’s leading “Girl Power” mentor entrepreneurs. Lauren expanded her achievements to include Best Selling Amazon Author and TEDx Speaker by the age of eighteen. As a sought-after public speaker, Lauren has been the keynote speaker for national organizations, universities, and fortune 500 corporations such as Girls Scouts, and Alcon Corporation. Being selected as a U.N. Youth Advocate has enabled Lauren to extend her global presence of empowerment for young girls.

Lauren’s work has appeared on major outlets such as CNN, Fox News, Teen Vogue and Huffington Post. Proctor & Gamble’s Secret Deodorant’s “Mean Stinks” Campaign in conjunction with Teen Vogue gave Lauren a global arena that continues to empower girls to end the girl-on-girl bullying for good. Lauren was awarded a $10,000 scholarship from Proctor & Gamble for her work with Girls Above Society. Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation awarded Lauren with a coveted spot serving as a Channel Kindness Reporter serving up positivity & inspiration throughout the U.S. Alba Botanica selected Lauren for their national #DoGoodDoBeautiful Campaign in 2017 further extending Lauren’s mission as a “Modern-Day Superhero”. 

Victoria’s Secret PINK announced Lauren as their winner of PINK’s GRL PWR PROJECT. This award enabled Lauren to further her reach to girls across the U.S.

Being 1 of 14 in North America to be selected as a Changemaker by ChangeMakerXChange, Lauren’s reach is extended towards impacting today’s young girls.