Arlene Smith Wise

Development Director

Arlene is from the Pueblo of Acoma.  She has many years of experience in Behavioral Health, Grant-writing, Grant oversight, and other administrative duties.  In July of 2015, she began her new position at St. Joseph School in program development. She has served as a Lector and CCF, RCIA and RCIC Instructor for the Pueblo of Acoma Catholic Missions for several years.  She attended St. Michaels School in Arizona and it was there that her faith became greatly reinforced and believes there are many benefits to having a Catholic education foundation. Arlene loves working with and for youth and the loving, caring, structured environment at St. Joseph School.