With more than 30 years combined experience serving in a variety of capacities in Santa Fe's diverse nonprofit community, Mayo King and Talia Kosh look forward to supporting this unique nonprofit sector.
Mayo Miller King
Mayo is Owner of Miller Strategic Consulting, LLC. She began her career in San Francisco, where she received a BA in art history at Mills College and an MA in museum studies administration from John F. Kennedy University. She worked in public relations and marketing for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, as well as for Brown & Collins, a public relations and advertising firm. After graduate school, King was a founding member of the Blue Room Gallery in San Francisco – an artist-run nonprofit art space. She has catalogued major Santa Fe art collections as well as the works of well-known artists such as Bay Area sculptor Fletcher Benton, assisting in the production of his book, The New Constructivism of Fletcher Benton (Acatos, 2001).
King has been actively involved with several nonprofits in Santa Fe, including ARTsmart, Santa Fe Railyard Park, SITE Santa Fe, and The Trust for Public Land. She currently serves as the Finance & Operations Director of Creative Santa Fe. In addition, King previously moderated the organization’s Fundraising Committee before becoming the Executive Director, in which she has oversaw the organization through a dormant period. She manages all affairs for a private estate in Santa Fe and is a member of the Board of Directors of NDI New Mexico. In addition to her seat on the board, she co-chair’s NDI New Mexico’s Santa Fe Gala Committee and sits on the organization’s Santa Fe Development Committee.
Talia is a member of both the New Mexico State Bar Association and the Maryland Bar Association. Talia graduated from Santa Fe High School and then left Santa Fe to attend the College of Charleston in South Carolina. Following her graduation from college, Talia stayed in the South and obtained a law degree at Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans. Talia also received a L.L.M. in International Law from the Washington College of Law at the American University in Washington, D.C. While in Washington, D.C., Talia worked as a legislative assistant.
As President and Founder of New Mexico Lawyers for the Arts, Talia acts as a legal adviser to several arts-related nonprofit organizations in the Santa Fe area. Talia works with artists and arts organizations assisting them with various legal issues on a pro bono and tiered-rate basis, including nonprofit assistance, contracts and copyright law in a wide variety of areas and artistic mediums. Talia has served on many nonprofit boards in Santa Fe, including Creative Santa Fe, Warehouse 21, Intermezzo at the Santa Fe Opera and the Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship. She also served as Chair of the Intellectual Property Section of the New Mexico Bar in 2013. Talia is also a member of the Governor’s Council of Film and Media Industries in New Mexico. Talia received the Santa Fe Mayor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts in 2014.