Mayor makes board appointmentsDecember 27th, 2012 at 7:17 pm by Bill Diven under Community Affairs
Albuquerque Mayor Richard J. Berry has reappointmented members of the Transit Advisory Board and the Senior Affairs Board and filled a vacancy on the MOVE Advisory Board.
The three appointments, which still need City Council confirmation, were announced Thursday:
William Richardson has been reappointed to the Transit Advisory Board. He has worked in the mass-transit Industry since 1966 and has been a driver, instructor, and is currently a trainer for Advanced Commercial Motor Vehicle Certificates. A resident of City Council District 5, Richardson will continue to fill an at-large position on the board. His second full term will expire on Sept. 30, 2013.
Mabel Padilla has been reappointed to the Senior Affairs Board. Ms. Padilla retired from Van Buren Middle School after 39 years of service in the classroom. She taught Special Education and Bi-Lingual students. After having served a partial term on the board, she continues to fill an at-large position. Her first full term will expire Sept. 30, 2015. Padilla is a resident of City Council District 9.
Suzanne Lawson has been appointed to the MOVE Advisory Board. Ms. Lawson is the Director of the American Heart Association’s New Mexico Office with a background in corporate marketing, communications and event planning, and is skilled in nonprofit strategic planning and volunteer engagement. She is currently President of the Community Health Charities of New Mexico Board of Directors. A resident of City Council District 9, Lawson will fill a vacant at-large position. Her first full term will expire on April 18, 2015.