Performing Arts Academy Foundation

We are so excited about recent membership additions to the Performing Arts Academy Foundation, a nonprofit organization created to support the mission and goals of PAPA.

PAPA would like to thank Su Hudson, Mark Goodman, and Liz Marshall for their dedicated service to the Foundation as they end their leadership terms.

Mission: Performing Arts Academy Foundation, Inc. is a tax-exempt nonprofit corporation recognized by the State of New Mexico Public Regulation Commission and the IRS. The purpose of the foundation is to solicit funds to support the mission and goals of the Public Academy for Performing Arts – a New Mexico Charter School.

The Foundation plans several fund raisers throughout the year. All funds received are dedicated to the school.

Do you currently donate to United Way?

Did you know that you can designate the Performing Arts Academy Foundation?

If you currently give through your employer, talk to them about designating Performing Arts Academy Foundation as the donation recipient.

If your company would like information about the United Way of Central New Mexico, please call 247-3671. They can help you set up United Way giving at your office.

You may also donate directly to the PAPA Foundation. Please make checks payable to The Performing Arts Academy Foundation.


Open - Vice-President

Karen Valdez - Treasurer

PAPA Grandparent with strong managerial and bookkeeping skills and a believer in providing flexible opportunities for students to succeed academically and in the performing arts.

Jessica Sullivan - Secretary

PAPA Graduate from the Class of 2015 and current CNM student with an inside perspective and a strong passion for PAPA success.