Chairman Sanders moved to the Hatch area in 1991 where she lived with her family for more than 10 years before relocating to Las Cruces. She has been a mortgage lender for more than 25 years and specializes in community lending to help families acquire home financing throughout Doña Ana County and New Mexico.

Chairman Sanders has partnered with MVPHA to provide low- to moderate-income families with safe and affordable home loans. She also partnered with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide mortgage information and mortgage loans in the County’s rural areas.

Chairman Sanders’ public service included participating as a member of the City of Las Cruces’ Ad-Hoc Affordable Housing Roundtable and participated in HUD’s Community Needs Assessment and FDIC’s Money Smart Week. In addition to serving on the MVPHA Board, Chairman Sanders is also an Alternative Member of the City’s Affordable Housing Land Trust Committee.