Board of Directors

We are proud to introduce these individuals who dedicate their time and considerable talents to furthering the goals of Creativity for Peace.

Sue Breslauer


Sue has spent her adult life working for and creating nonprofit organizations in St. Louis and in Santa Fe. She currently focuses her efforts on transitioning homeless families to permanency and sustainability. She also coordinates the Interfaith Leadership Alliance of Santa Fe and is a board member of New Mexico Women in the Arts.

Todd Lopez


Todd has been active for 15 years in private practice as a natural resource attorney and more than 20 years in social justice work. He currently serves as Executive Director of SEED, a non-profit organization dedicated to protection of the natural environment and service to the community at large. SEED oversees the Inspire Santa Fe youth mentorship program, wildlife habitat conservation, economic development programming, and active engagement with Mediators Beyond Borders and international peacebuilding activities.

Lamia Faruki


Lamia has a degree in Business Management from Arizona State University and has been in residential property sales in Albuquerque, New Mexico since 1995. She speaks Arabic and French, and often does public speaking in an effort to further interfaith understanding and reconciliation.

Sam M. Hocking


Sam is the owner of a computer firm that outsources accounting services. He formerly worked for International Paper Company and IBM. He served for five years on the Dallas United Way budget committee and was treasurer of the Dallas Shakespeare Festival.

Emeritus Board

Our Emeritus Board members are dedicated to our mission, provide financial and other support, introduce colleagues and friends to our work, and serve as special advisors in their areas of expertise.