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As specialists in general nonprofit management, Jan Hosea & Associates (JHA) was established in 1998 and incorporated in 2000 with goals of serving smaller nonprofits in New Mexico. JHA has served numerous nonprofit organizations in the course of its existence, always with the goal of enabling them to be successful and self-sufficient for the future.

Madden Hosea & Associates continues these standards. We will gladly work with you in answering questions and developing strategies that can make your nonprofit successful!

The MHA Team:

Elizabeth Madden


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Elizabeth "Libby" Madden, President of Madden Hosea & Associates, has a wealth of experience in nonprofit management and foundation fundraising. From serving as President of the multi-million dollar healthcare organization, St. Joseph Community Health Foundation, to the Director of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, a grassroots statewide operation, Libby shares best practices and “lessons learned” in order to advance your organizational development and program objectives. Her approach to strategic planning results in actionable plans co-owned by staff and volunteers. From the pressure of competing for donor dollars to challenges of creating sustainability for your organization, she will help you bring focus to your top priorities and develop results oriented strategies and action plans.

Her background includes 20 years in nonprofit growth, planning and resource development as Director of Development for the New Mexico Community Foundation in Santa Fe, Director of Special Events for Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation in Albuquerque, and Event Coordinator for the Jewish Museum & JFM Productions in New York, New York. Libby holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Trinity Washington University in Washington, D.C., and is a Certified Nonprofit Manager, Anderson School of Management, University of New Mexico.

Jan Hosea, MA

Chief Executive Officer

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Jan enjoys presenting workshops and facilitating retreats and especially likes coaching new professionals in the development field. She also does feasibility studies for capital projects, organization assessment audits, capital campaign planning, annual development plans, strategic planning, and board assessments.  Her specialty is in working with small grass-roots groups.  She provides the coaching and consulting that motivates organizations to define and pursue their vision.

Jan has been involved with nonprofit organizations all of her life, and a consultant since 1989. She currently serves as the Associate Rector at St. Chad's Episcopal Church. Until 2010 Jan was the Director of Major and Planned Gifts for Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation. She "grew-up" in the American Red Cross and served that organization for over 45 years as a dedicated professional and volunteer.  She has been a United Way professional and served as the Director of Development for the University Of New Mexico School Of Law.  Through these positions and as a consultant, she has accumulated over 40 years of management and fundraising experience in the nonprofit sector.  These experiences ground her work today as she serves clients through Madden Hosea & Associates

Jan earned the distinctive Master of Arts degree in Philanthropy and Development from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota and is a former faculty member and research advisor for this graduate program. Jan was honored by the NM Chapter of the Association for Fundraising Professionals at their Annual National Philanthropy Day Luncheon as “Outstanding Fundraising Professional” for 2008.

James Bonnell, MME

Chief Administrative Officer

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After careers in New Mexico Public Schools and with Boy Scouts of America (BSA), Jim retired as Director of Learning for Life from BSA in August of 2001 and began as an associate with Madden Hosea & Associates in April of 2002. He brings experience in general management and administration, facilitation of volunteer committees and groups, board development, policies and procedures, guidance and mentoring, and interaction with professional and volunteer organizations. His experience base also includes background in personnel recruiting and supervision, public relations, presenting, grant writing, review and purchasing of materials and equipment, event planning, and being an enthusiastic, seasoned community volunteer!

Jim is a native New Mexican from Alamogordo, New Mexico. A graduate of Alamogordo High School, his education includes a Masters plus 45 credit hours which includes a Certificate of Administration, Masters in Music Education, and Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of New Mexico. His graduate and post-graduate work, in addition to UNM, includes Eastern New Mexico University, Western State College of Colorado, New Mexico State University, Eastman School of Music-University of Rochester, and Indiana University; and he was commissioned as an Executive by Boy Scouts of America’s National Executive Institute and completed Levels I, II, and III at the BSA National Executive Institute.

Jan Bandrofchak, MS


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Jan Bandrofchak has served a wide range of nonprofit organizations as a fundraising professional. Beginning in 1989 with the New Mexico Women’s Foundation and most recently at the UNM School of Architecture + Planning where she served for more than seven years before her retirement in March 2013, Jan has raised millions of dollars. Most importantly, through her efforts, she created community, a group of supporters that included individuals, families, government agencies, foundations, and businesses for each of the organizations she served.

She has experience in major and planned gift fundraising, as well as annual fund and special events of all sizes. Jan has managed large groups of volunteers, guided organizations through the process of creating a 501(c)3, and made presentations on small shop development, beginning a development program and major gift solicitation. She is a successful grant writer and has managed the creation of dynamic print materials and annual reports.

Jan is active in her profession and has served on the board of the Association of Fundraising Professionals in a number of capacities. In 2014, she was President of the New Mexico Chapter of AFP. In addition, she has served on a number of nonprofit boards.

She has a certificate in Nonprofit Management from the Anderson School of Management. Jan has an undergraduate degree in Medical Technology from Michigan State University and a Masters degree in Biology from Rhode Island College - reflecting her strong and continuing interest in science.

Caroline Chamblin, MA


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Caroline has enjoyed 32 years as a professional in nonprofit fundraising and community involvement. As Public Affairs manager for the Amarillo Globe-New and then the Amarillo Hospital District, she created a community advisory committee and a hospital foundation. New opportunities took her to Chicago and then Washington DC, where she worked as a public involvement consultant, leading program planning, communication training, and facilitation of public meetings for organizations such as the Federal Aviation Administration, the US Department of Transportation’s Intelligent Transportation Systems Program, and the National Science Foundation.

Moving back to Texas, she was recruited by Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center to serve as director of development, raising funds to complete the new medical school building in Amarillo, and the new Texas Tech School of Pharmacy program in Dallas. After accomplishing these goals, she was recruited to West Texas A&M University to lead the University Foundation board in achieving its institutional and financial goals. At both universities, she raised multi-million dollar gifts. In 2006, the Texas Panhandle Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals honored her as the Outstanding Fundraising Professional.

Caroline especially enjoys establishing community advisory groups, facilitating meetings, providing board training, and developing fundraising goals and plans. She has served on many community boards, including the American Heart Association, the Chamber of Commerce, the March of Dimes, and the Texas League of Women Voters.

Claudia Lucas, MA


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Claudia’s background includes community services research, planning, and program development for the state of Hawaii. In New Mexico, she has worked in nonprofit management in the areas of environment, and services for parents and children. From 1999 to present, Claudia has been providing grant research and proposal writing services to area nonprofits through her business, The Written Edge. In addition, she has worked at Blue Cross Blue Shield on the Business Communication team writing proposal responses to RFP’s from major employer groups.

She has maintained a consistently high success rate obtaining grant and RFP funding which includes 90% in the area of health. In 2004, she started providing training in grant research and writing on an individual, organizational, and community basis to state agencies, nonprofits, and educational institutions. Proposal writing workshops have also been geared toward specific RFP responses for government funding, or subject areas such as health or education. Workshop evaluations consistently range from good to excellent. Claudia was formerly the grant writing instructor for CNM at the Workforce Training Center. She has a M.A. in Communication from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and a Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning.

Gary Nelson, BSBA


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With twenty-six years of practice Gary has gained the reputation as a passionate facilitator, trainer and speaker at the corporate level. He brings clarity, direction and achievement from uncertainty, crisis and chaos in today’s business/organization environment. As a systems thinker, Gary employs a systems approach to strategic planning and implementation, team and group facilitation, and to all experiential learning/training projects. He facilitates with passion, sensitivity, focus and a no-nonsense approach that enables others to discover and to implement their own strategies; their own meeting resolutions; their own learning; and their own innovations. He is committed to others’/clients’ success.

Gary serves on the board of directors for the HE Foundation. His is past Chairman of the Board of Directors for Catholic Charities, and has served on the American Business Management Solutions, Inc. board of directors. Gary authored “Facilitating Techniques and Tools” for professional facilitators, co-authored the book, “50 One-Minute Tips for Leaders”, an article titled “Group Facilitation: Best Practices”, and contributed to Steve Haines book, “Pearls of Wisdom”—a facilitator’s tool kit. He is a graduate of Drake University’s School of Business Management.

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