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File #: OC-19-24   
Type: Other Communication Status: Confirmed
File created: 1/23/2019 In control: City Council
Final action: 2/4/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Reappointment of Ms. Valerie St. John to the Police Oversight Board
Attachments: 1. OC-24







TO:                     City Councilors

FROM:                     Stephanie Yara, Director of Council Services

SUBJECT:                     title

Reappointment of Ms. Valerie St. John to the Police Oversight Board


DATE:                     January 18, 2019



Pursuant to the provisions of §9-4-1-5 of the Police Oversight Ordinance, City Council staff shall submit recommendations for appointments to the Police Oversight Board. If a member is eligible for reappointment, staff may suggest reappointment of that member without a formal application process and the City Council may reappoint accordingly.


City Council staff recommends the reappointment of Ms. Valerie St. John to the Police Oversight Board.


APPOINTEE NAME                                                                                                                              TERM                     

Valerie St. John                                                                                                                                   February 2, 2022                     

11213 Morocco Rd NE                     

Albuquerque, New Mexico  87111


Ms. Valerie St. John is currently self-employed with V. St. John Investigations, performing pre-employment background checks, contract work for an immigration and self defense attorney, among other legal and investigative duties. Ms. St. John previously worked in the District Attorney’s Office as a Prosecution Assistant. Ms. St. John’s community activities have included serving as President of Spruce Park Neighborhood Association, volunteering at Catholic Charities, and membership of the Cesar Chavez Committee. Ms. St. John completed a partial term; this will be her first full term which will expire February 2, 2022.


Current Board Membership:

Name                                                                                                         Term                     

Ms. Chelsea Van Deventer                                          02/02/2021

Mr. Leonard Waites                                                               02/02/2021

Vacant                                                                                    02/02/2021

Ms. Chantal Galloway                                           02/02/2019

Ms. Valerie St. John                                                               02/02/2019

Vacant                                                                                    02/02/2019

Ms. Joanne Fine                                                               02/02/2020

Vacant                                                                                    02/02/2020

Dr. William J. Kass                                                               02/02/2020