Sandra Halpin is NMLC’s Communications Manager, a position that unites her deep passion for nature and creative expression. Sandra’s career spans some 35+ years in Communications, ranging from USA Today, People and Ms. Magazine, to founding an alternative weekly newspaper in rural Wisconsin. Sandra also spent 5 years working with ranchers and landowners as Communications Manager for the Center for Holistic Management in Albuquerque before moving to Santa Fe to launch her own real estate brokerage and earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Santa Fe University of Art & Design. Sandra’s deep love of the land is the reason she has made New Mexico her home for 20-some years. In addition to creative pursuits, she rescues Saluki hounds and free courses them in the wide open spaces of New Mexico whenever possible. Sandra is delighted for the opportunity to contribute to preserving the ranching heritage and the extraordinary Southwestern landscape through her work with the NMLC.