Claire Canfield, one of our Associate Trainers, is a native New Mexican residing in Albuquerque. Claire studied at the University of New Mexico receiving her B.F.A. in Art History in 2009, focusing on pre and post-colonial art of the Americas. She then moved into the nonprofit realm working with the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in several capacities, including program management, volunteer coordination, fundraising and event planning for seven years. Claire then worked with NMCAN as the Director of Engagement, leading community and youth engagement through direct service work and community building for over three years. While at NMCAN she implemented the Fostering Success Coach model within all direct service aspects of the community-based organization with a mission of supporting youth transitioning from systems to adulthood. In 2020, she received her MSW from New Mexico Highlands University.