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File #: EC-18-279   
Type: Executive Communication Status: Confirmed
File created: 12/3/2018 In control: City Council
Final action: 12/17/2018
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Mayor's Appointment of Mr. Zackary A. Quintero to the Albuquerque Energy Council
Attachments: 1. EC-279


TO: Ken Sanchez, President, City Council

FROM: Timothy M. Keller, Mayor

SUBJECT: title
Mayor's Appointment of Mr. Zackary A. Quintero to the Albuquerque Energy Council

I am submitting for your advice and consent the following name for appointment to the
Albuquerque Energy Council in accordance with the City of Albuquerque Ordinance 14-8-5-3.

Mr. Zachary A. Quintero
1141 Columbia Dr NE April 30, 2021
Albuquerque, NM 87106

Mr. Quintero brings to the Council a strong background in resource-based economies, prior city government experience, and focused studies that relate specifically to renewable energy policies. As an undergraduate student, he focused on resource-based economies and infrastructure planning for rural communities in Dona Ana County. He also specialized in international trade and millennial labor force trends to target statewide retention. This knowledge was drawn upon during his work for the City of Santa Fe where he was an economic development specialist and managed projects for keeping NM graduates from leaving NM and working alongside the city planning division to help identify cost-effective energy solutions for our existing buildings and city fleets. These efforts also included researching and understanding the limits of city and county government in regulating emissions. He also gathered "green powered" ideas from cities with similar demographics. His prior experience also includes working in environments that require detailed knowledge of federal, state, and local energy policies. Currently, Mr. Quintero is on track to receive a natural resources certification as well as his JD from UNM Law.

A resident of Council District 2, Mr. Quintero will serve as an at-large member on the Counc...

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