Commissioner, Santa Fe County
Commissioner Hansen was elected to the Santa Fe Board of County Commissioners in November 2016. She was elected Vice Chair of the BCC in January 2017. She currently serves as a Commissioner on the Santa Fe River Commission for the City of Santa Fe. She also served as a Commissioner on the Parks and Open Space Advisory Commission (2007-2015) for which she served as Chair in 2013–2014. From 2003 to 2009, Anna served as board member of the New Mexico Board of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (Chair from 2003 to 2006). In addition, she served as Chair of Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety (CCNS—a nonprofit organization) from 1999 to 2004. Anna is currently a member of the Council on International Relations, Conservation Voters of New Mexico, Sierra Club, CCNS, and Santa Fe Watershed Association. Ms. Hansen established her small business Dakini Design & Photography LLC in 1984. From 2004 to 2010, she worked as Director of Community Building and Development for Oshara Village, a sustainable village located within the Santa Fe Community College District of Santa Fe County. In 2009, as art director, she helped establish Green Fire Times, a monthly sustainable newspaper serving northern New Mexico.