About us

Vision: The NM Perinatal Collaborative envisions statewide health equity through the provision of safe, high-quality, and respectful reproductive, perinatal and neonatal care for New Mexico families.

Mission: The mission of the New Mexico Perinatal Collaborative is to convene stakeholders to achieve health equity and high-quality outcomes through the promotion of evidence-based reproductive, perinatal and neonatal healthcare practices that – Facilitate collaboration with communities and across healthcare disciplines – Focus on quality improvement strategies – Empower healthcare teams statewide to offer the highest quality care – Ensure provision of holistic and culturally respectful care.

Seeking new NMPC Board Members

The Board of the NM Perinatal Collaborative works with the staff to guide the organization’s planning, program development, and resource allocation. Our mission is to achieve health equity and high-quality outcomes through the promotion of evidence-based reproductive, perinatal, and neonatal healthcare practices throughout the state, in collaboration with communities and across healthcare disciplines. Currently, the NMPC Board has board member and officer positions available for election in July 2022. Applications will be accepted until June 20th for this election period.

For questions, contact Jennifer Mastripolito @ jmastripolito@ nmperinatalcollaborative.org. To apply, please fill out this form.   For more information, read here.


  • Jennifer Mastripolito
    Executive Director

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  • Mary Kate Hildebrandt
    Director of Maternal Safety Initiative

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  • Anna Maes, RNC-EFM, CLC
    Quality Improvement Advisor/Clinical Outreach Manager

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  • Trevor Quiner, MD, MS
    Clinical Maternal Health Initiatives Support

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  • Brenda Casamento, MSN, BSN, RNC
    Quality Improvement & Data Support Associate

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Executive Committee Officers

  • Kimberly Gililland, DNP, RNC-OB, Presbyterian Medical Services, Clinic RN – Alamogordo, Tularosa, Cloudcroft

  • Janis Gonzales, MD, MPH, FAAP, /
    Chief Health Officer, Office of the Secretary, ECECD
    Immediate Past President

  • Ellen Interlandi, BSN, MHM, RN, NE-BC, Clinical Consultant, NM Hospital Association

  • Gillian Burkhardt, MD, Assistant Professor, UNM, Department of OB/GYN

Board of Directors

Octavia Djanquaye, MSN, RNC-OB, Nurse Manager, Family Birthing Center, Presbyterian Santa Fe Medical Center
Joelle Leacock, MSN, CNM, Gallup Indian Medical Center
Erin Lorencz, MD, FACOG, Gallup Indian Medical Center