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File #: OC-18-4   
Type: Other Communication Status: Confirmed
File created: 1/17/2018 In control: City Council
Final action: 2/5/2018
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Staff Recommendation to Appoint Ms. Chelsea Van Deventer to the Police Oversight Board
Attachments: 1. OC-4


TO: City Councilors
FROM: Jon K. Zaman, Director of Council Services
SUBJECT: title
Staff Recommendation to Appoint Ms. Chelsea Van Deventer to the Police Oversight Board
DATE: January 12, 2018

Pursuant to the provisions of ?9-4-1-5 of the Police Oversight Ordinance, City Council staff recommends the appointment of Ms. Chelsea Van Deventer to the Police Oversight Board.

Chelsea Van Deventer February 2, 2021
332 Fontana Pl. NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108

Ms. Chelsea Van Deventer was formerly a trial attorney at the Public Defenders Office. Ms. Van Deventer has a Bachelors and Law degree from UNM. Ms. Van Deventer's interest in serving on the Board comes from the meaningfull discussion on law enforcement and communities that is happening nationally and locally, and recognizes the POB is the perfect opportunity to problem solve and move forward. Ms. Van Deventer finds the Board's work crucial and and is interested in helping the Board execute its oversight and policy analysis functions. If appointed, Ms. Chelsea Van Deventer would replace Dr. Susanne Brown, whose term has expired and declined reappointment. Ms. Van Deventer would serve her first full term, which would expire on February 2, 2021.

Current Board Membership:
Name Term
Dr. Susanne Brown 02/02/2018
Mr. Leonard Waites 02/02/2018
Mr. Johnny J. Armijo 02/02/2018
Ms. Chantal M. Galloway 02/02/2019
Ms. Valerie St. John 02/02/2019
Mr. Eric Cruz 02/02/2019
Ms. Joanne Fine 02/02/2020
Rev. Dr. David Ring III 02/02/2020
Dr. William J. Kass 02/02/2020

Per the Ordinance, the POB composition is to consist of nine at-large members who:
"broadly represent the diversity and demographics of the City by way of, including but not limited to, cultural, gender and geographic diversity; and who are representative of the stakeholders of the police oversight process, and who reside within the ...

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