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.

Rob Elliott


Rob is a retired river outfitter who guides four weeks a year on the Colorado River in Grand Canyon. He has been a community activist much of his life, is blessed with three children and four grandchildren, and lives with his wife, Sharon Woods. He is an avid outdoorsman, photographer, and environmentalist.

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.