TAOS LAND TRUST STAFF
Tanya Duncan – Associate Director
Tanya, a native of Taos, joined the staff of the TLT in October 1996. Her responsibilities include managing all aspects of Taos Land Trust’s land projects and GIS mapping. Tanya holds an Associate's Degree in Business Management with additional courses in Accounting, Marketing and Design. Before returning to Taos, Tanya ran her own retail business in Burlington, Vermont. She has also taken Spanish language courses at the Instituto Falcon in Guanajuato, Mexico.
Shemai Rodriguez – Program Associate
Shemai is a native of Taos where her family has lived for generations. She returned home to join her family after living in England, Italy, Switzerland, Mexico and most recently California. Her professional history includes 15 years in the adobe construction industry and 5 years as a training project coordinator for a finance company in Santa Barbara, California. She has a long history of community service including work with the United Way and the Red Cross. She has also worked restoring many local historic adobe buildings including The Mabel Dodge Lujan House, Taos Pueblo and The Martinez Hacienda.
Together with our community the Taos Land Trust team works to reach out to all who love the land of Taos. We strive to provide tools and information that will give landowners and other members of the community options to help preserve the productive and open spaces of our beautiful home and to partner with other organizations to help in preservation and conservation efforts.
Please contact us any time with questions or comments.