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File #: OC-19-25   
Type: Other Communication Status: Withdrawn
File created: 2/4/2019 In control: City Council
Final action: 3/4/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Staff Recommendation to Appoint Mr. Christopher Sedillo to the Police Oversight Board
Attachments: 1. OC-25.pdf


TO: City Councilors
FROM: Stephanie M. Yara, Director of Council Services
Staff Recommendation to Appoint Mr. Christopher Sedillo to the Police Oversight Board
DATE: February 1, 2019

Pursuant to the provisions of ?9-4-1-5 of the Police Oversight Ordinance, City Council staff recommends the appointment of Mr. Christopher Sedillo to the Police Oversight Board.

Christopher Sedillo February 2, 2021
605 Shire St. SW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87121

Mr. Christopher Sedillo is currently retired from the U.S. Navy. Mr. Sedillo's interest in serving on the POB comes from his desire to serve the community he was born and raised in with honor and distinction. Mr. Sedillo wants to work to restore trust and respect between law enforcement and the community. Mr. Sedillo believes his unique military service and background would benefit the POB. If appointed, Mr. Christopher Sedillo would replace Mr. Johnny Armijo, who resigned from the Board. Mr. Sedillo will complete a partial term, which would expire on February 2, 2021.

Current Board Membership:
Name Term
Ms. Chelsea Van Deventer 02/02/2021
Mr. Leonard Waites 02/02/2021
Vacant 02/02/2021
Ms. Chantal M. Galloway 02/02/2022
Ms. Valerie St. John 02/02/2022
Vacant 02/02/2022
Ms. Joanne Fine 02/02/2020
Vacant 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 City of Albuquerque." 9-4-1-5(A) ROA 1994.
Members serve three-year terms. Per the Police Oversight Ordinance, Board members must also meet the following requirements:
(1) He or she must not have been ...

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