Officers and Board Members


President Steve Glass
Vice President Kent Swanson
Treasurer Monica Yaple
Secretary Marsha Dunlap
Board Member John Goodwin

Board members

Steve Glass, President

Board member since 2008. Steve Glass is currently serving as President of the OSA. Steve graduated from NM State University in 1976 with an MS in Environmental Science and pursued a career in water and wastewater resources, until retiring from Bernalillo County in SteveDecember 2011 to become a biology instructor at CNM. He continues to represent Bernalillo County on the Water Protection Advisory Board, serves as Chairman of the Ciudad Soil and Water Conservation District and has been an Open Space Trail Watch Volunteer for several years.

Kent Swanson, Vice President

Board member since 2021. Kent’s Bio will be coming shortly.

Monica Yaple, Treasurer

Board member since 2015.  Monica Yaple, CPA, has served as the OSA Treasurer since 2015. She holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. Monica has been an Albuquerque resident since 2001 and enjoys hiking, biking and running in Albuquerque’s Open Space areas.

Marsha Dunlap, Secretary

Board member since 2018.  Passionate hikers, Marsha and her husband chose to move to Albuquerque in 2013 drawn by the amazing sky and the vast landscape. After graduating with a BS degree in Clinical Science from San Francisco State University, Marsha worked for 30 plus years primarily for Stanford Hospital and UC Berkeley in the clinical laboratory setting. She is also a 2016 graduate of the Bernalillo County Master Naturalist Program and has been a Trail Watch and Garden Volunteer for Albuquerque Open Space since 2015 while continuing to work part-time for the UNM School of Medicine.

John Goodwin, Board Member

Board member since 2020. John is a long ago graduate of Highland High who went off to college and grad school but was drawn back to the beauty of ABQ and NM for his 43 year career in the investment advice business–finishing his career with RBC Wealth Management.  He loves to golf and hike, particularly in and around the magnificent Sandia Mountains. He and wife Donna are blessed with two wonderful daughters and their families living in San Antonio, TX.

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