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Gloria Garcia Salazar

Gloria – a Taos native, was born and raised in the community of Arroyo Seco. Gloria received a Bachelor of Science with emphasis in Computer Science and Math. Upon graduation, she was employed by the Department of Navy as a software developer. In 1992, Gloria returned back home to New Mexico and continued her software […]

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Brenda Perez Morales

Brenda was born and raised in Delicías Chihuahua, Mexico. At 12 years of age, she relocated to Taos, New Mexico with her parents and brothers.  She is the oldest of 3 and has great admiration of her 2 brothers. Brenda attended Taos Middle and High School. She was a 2011 Taos High School graduate with her 3-month-old daughter by her side. Brenda is the […]

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Helen Reilly

Helen has been working with young children and families for many years. She has a Master’s Degree in Early Intervention and has focused her career on the social emotional development of infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Training to become a certified Circle of Security provider had a powerful impact on her awareness regarding the relationship the […]

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Kathy Theriot

Kathy has dedicated her career to helping people. She brings to First Steps over 15 years of experience working in behavioral health, with very young children, adolescents, in early intervention, and with families of all shapes and sizes. She graduated from New Mexico State University in 2006 and recently received her Master’s degree in Social […]

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Jeannie Ross

Jeannie was born and raised in Kentucky.  Enchanted by the mountains, she relocated to Taos after graduating from Tulane University in 1991.  She has focused her career on supporting families and children.  She has been a teacher, home visitor, parent educator, and program coordinator.  She is a certified Love and Logic, Circle of Security, Nurturing […]

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Ana Medina

Bio: Ana is a home visitor for the First Steps Program, joining the family in October 2014 after participating in the program as a client. She was born in Chihuahua, Mexico and has been living in Taos NM since 2003. She is fluent in English and Spanish. Ana is currently pursuing her degree in Social […]

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Molley MacCracken

Bio: Molley MacCracken is the mother of two beautiful adult children. She is also grandmother to two young children. Molley studied midwifery with Elizabeth Gilmore and is a certified childbirth educator. She received her Infant Mental Health endorsement in 2012. She has been home visiting with First Steps since 2009. She finds solace and renewal […]

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Beth Enson

Bio: Beth Enson has been a home visitor for five years. She loves connecting with people in the life-changing process of becoming parents. Home visiting provides a chance to talk, feel and reflect about the experiences we have with our kids and that they have with us, experiences that allow us to know ourselves on […]

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Jaci Imberger

Bio: Jaci and her family moved from Chicago to Taos in 2002.  She received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Iowa in 1986.  She has been a bedside nurse, a nurse manager, HIV research coordinator, Nursing Director for a HIV independent living facility and home visitor for families prenatal to three.  […]