Laura Hueter Bass
Laura Hueter Bass is a native of Albuquerque and attended The University of New Mexico where she received a master’s degree in public administration. During the past 25 years, she has served as the executive director of three nonprofit organizations: the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, the New Mexico Bar Foundation and the Albuquerque Community Foundation, from which she retired in April, 2006. During her 15 years at Albuquerque Community Foundation, she founded seven charitable giving programs and increased the endowment from $5 million to $42 million.
Ms. Bass has served as president of the boards of Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation and the UNM Alumni Association. She currently serves on the board of directors of ACCION New Mexico, The University of New Mexico Foundation, and is chair of the board of the Central New Mexico Affiliate of the Susan B. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. She is also a member of the United Way Women in Philanthropy Council. Ms. Bass is the chair of the UNM Foundation Committee on Trustees.
Ms. Bass has received awards for NM Outstanding Fundraising Executive, NM Outstanding Philanthropic Organization, and UNM Zia Award for Outstanding Alumna.