In early 2022, the Santa Fe Association of REALTORS® (SFAR) will welcome a new leadership team. Here are some highlights from our new officers and directors in 2022.
estate agents Andrea Dobyns with EXP Realty Santa Fe will serve as President of SFAR. With a commitment to focus on member education, professionalism and technological growth during her tenure, Andrea plans to communicate openly with members and the community. Born and raised in Santa Fe, she went to the University of Arizona where she earned a degree in sociology with a minor in pre-law. Andrea moved back to Santa Fe to serve her community as a policewoman for 13 years and rose to lieutenant. With a background in law enforcement, she created a security and situational awareness course for real estate agents and travels New Mexico teaching these techniques. As a real estate agent for the past five years, Andrea worked with her father, Robbie Dobyns, and quickly became involved in the association by serving as chair of education and government affairs committees, as well as serving on community services, technology, and membership committees. Andrea was named Rookie of the Year by SFAR in 2017. She is a graduate of the growth and equity program offered by the New Mexico Association of REALTORS®, where she currently serves as a board director. Andrea encourages every SFAR member to volunteer for the association for an invaluable experience and learning opportunity.
Drew Lamprich Sotheby’s International Real Estate will be President-elect in 2022. Drew most recently served on the association’s board of directors, chaired the membership committee, and served on the government affairs committee. Drew has a background in home renovation and investment real estate. He studied Metropolitan Studies at New York University and Sociology at the University of Tulsa. Drew is currently the chairman of the board of directors of the Southwest CARE Center, a community health clinic in Santa Fe and Albuquerque. He shared that his volunteer service at the Southwest CARE Center allows him to combine his passions to provide quality housing and health care for all.
Affiliated with Sotheby’s International Real Estate, Joshua Maes, was elected First Vice President in 2022 after a full term as a board member. Joshua began his career as the youngest restaurant owner / operator in Santa Fe history when he opened Mucho Gourmet. After selling the restaurant, he moved to California, where he worked as a manager of a Rubio’s franchise, sales manager at a local car dealership and most recently as a broker at a leading real estate agency. Joshua was named Rookie of the Year by his agency and has over 20 years of industry experience. He attributes his drive and work ethic to the example of his mother, Supreme Court Justice Petra Jimenez Maes, the first Hispanic head judge in US history.
The Santa Fe Association of REALTORS® welcomes three board members in 2022.
David Cordova, a broker at Sotheby’s International Real Estate, will join the board of directors after serving in the past and is currently a board member of the New Mexico Association of REALTORS®. David is a native of New Mexico and holds a degree in economics from the University of New Mexico. He earned the association’s Santa Fe Specialist designation. In his spare time he trains AAU girls’ basketball.
Kimberly Hise, Owner and broker of Realty One in Chama, will join the board for her first term. Kimberly lives with her husband in Chama, where she enjoys nature. She has three children and two grandchildren. The association has expanded its territory in recent years to support brokerage members in Santa Fe County, Los Alamos County, and Rio Arriba County. Kimberly is the first member to represent the Chama region.
Marcos Zubia with Keller Williams joining the board for his first term in 2022. Marcos was born and raised in Santa Fe. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the Western State School of Banking. He is active in a number of local charities and was named “10 Who Made a Difference” by the Santa Fe New Mexican in 2017 for his work with the Esperanza Shelter. Marcos is currently the board secretary of the Santa Fe Community Foundation.
Paco Arguello is the executive director of the Santa Fe Association of REALTORS®. Contact him at 982-8385 or [email protected]