Centennial Leadership Cabinet
Ashlyn Perry, Co-Chair
Dan Perry, Co-Chair
Pat Hall, Vice Chair
Eileen Wells, Advisor
Dan and Ashlyn Perry
Centennial Leadership Cabinet Co-Chairs
Dan & Ashlyn Perry moved full time to Santa Fe in 2011 from San Antonio. Their move was the fulfillment of a long term dream to live in a creative, open-minded and diverse community, where art and culture greet you everywhere. Dan continues his 30+ year oil and gas law and mineral management practice, and Ashlyn pursues her avocation of design, particularly with mid-century modern furniture and other curated objects. Dan has two daughters in their 20s who reside in San Antonio, Paige Perry (a first grade teacher), and Peyton Perry (an advertising executive). Ashlyn has a daughter in her 20s, McCaela Kelly (an archaeologist and anthropologist), who is married to Aaron Miley, a U.S. Army Captain and Westpoint alumnus. Dan & Ashlyn own the Trout Stalker Ranch near Chama, NM, where they raise bison, watch over 200 species of birds, fish for trout and hunt for elk, and play with their red heeler, Rowdy. Ashlyn served two terms on the Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters ofNorthern New Mexico, is a Director of the Western Landowners’ Alliance, and is a City of Santa Fe Arts Commissioner appointed by Mayor Javier Gonzales. Dan is a Vice-Chair of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation, a Director of the Santa Fe Opera, and serves as President and a Director of the New Mexico Habitat Conservation Initiative. Dan and Ashlyn have an eclectic art collection, including Native American art, Mexican folk art and contemporary art. Dan and Ashlyn are Governor’s Circle members.
Centennial Leadership Cabinet Vice Chair
Pat Hall is vice chair of the board of trustees of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation and co-chair of the Development Committee. She joined the Foundation board in 2000 and has served six years as board secretary. She also previously chaired the Friends of Contemporary Art + Photography in support of the New Mexico Museum of Art and is a member of the Foundation’s Legacy Society. Pat and her business partner Katie Peters, have a high definition video & editing company called HD Solutions, which is located on the Plaza. At SITE Santa Fe, Pat was chairman of the Director’s Circle in 1996 and 1997. She is a past member and secretary of the board of trustees of the College of Santa Fe. She served as secretary of the board of trustees of the New Mexico School for the Deaf from June 1994 to 1998. Previously, she worked as curator of exhibitions for the UJA/Federation Art Gallery in New York. She was a partner in the Berland/Hall Gallery and the Oscars son Siegeltuch Gallery, and the director of the Katherine Markel Gallery, all in New York. She has served on the board of the Lexington School for the Deaf since 1970, and is an honorary board member. She has lived in London, New York and New Jersey and moved to Santa Fe in 1993.