Mayra Lovas joined the JF Maddox Foundation as a program officer in 2016.  Although Mayra has worked in almost all Foundation program areas, she is primarily responsible for the Maddox Leadership Institute and grants in early childhood education, public health, and youth development.  Mayra has a Masters of Public Health and a Masters of Family and Consumer Science from New Mexico State University, and undergraduate degree in hotel, restaurant, and tourism management from New Mexico State University.