Our Staff

Amy Whitfield

Executive Director

Charles Reado

Deputy Director

Andrea Tammy Watson

Executive Assistant

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Devon Williams

Social & Community Outreach Coordinator

Devon Williams is a Social and Community Outreach Coordinator with the State Office of African American Affairs.  In this role, Devon looks conducts community outreach for all aspects of the African American community in New Mexico, including collaboration with community stakeholders, programs and initiatives, and policy and advocacy.

Before joining the Office of African American Affairs in 2019, Devon worked for four years for a diverse range of organizations, including Sports and Wellness, the University of New Mexico, and Albuquerque Public Schools. Devon also completed his Bachelor’s in Communication and Master’s in Sports Administration in the years before joining the Office of African American Affairs.

Devon varied background in K-12 education, post-secondary education, and organizations in the private sector provided the perfect foundation for understanding the community and helping them navigate systems and organizations in New Mexico, successfully.

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Chaslyn Wenze

Social & Community Outreach Coordinator

Chaslyn is a Wife and Mother of two. She was born and raised in Albuquerque, NM, and has resided in Albuquerque all her life. She has always had a passion for helping others, which lead her to pursue a degree in Early Childhood Multicultural Education. After earning her degree, Chaslyn taught in Albuquerque Public Schools before joining the State office of African American Affairs. In her spare time, Chaslyn loves spending time with family and friends. She also has a love for all things crafty. She hopes to continue using her gifts connecting, teaching, and helping others throughout her lifetime.