Valencia County Historical Society
John M. Taylor retired as the Manager of the Integrated Technologies and Systems Strategic Management Group Support Department at Sandia National Laboratories. He has published numerous articles in various books and journals on Civil War, Catholic history, railroad history, and other topics.
Sandy Schauer was born in New Jersey and moved to New Mexico in the late 1960s to attend the University of New Mexico. After graduating she embarked on a career in journalism that impelled her to write about and help preserve history of Valencia County.
Roberta Scott was born in raised in Southern New Mexico. She attended New Mexico State University at Las Cruces obtaining a Masters in Business Administration. She serves on the Historical Society of New Mexico Board as Treasurer and has presented on many topics such as women's suffragists, quilting and more.
Michael Jaramillo was born and raised in Belen, New Mexico. Michael is an avid collector of Valencia County and New Mexico artifacts to which he researches the origins and shares his finds with area museums and historians.