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File #: EC-19-508   
Type: Executive Communication Status: In Council - Consent Agenda
File created: 12/2/2019 In control: City Council
Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Mayor's Appointment of Ms. Brittany Schulman To The Commission On American Indian And Alaska Native Affairs
Attachments: 1. EC-508


INTER-OFFICE MEMORANDUM November 20, 2019

TO: Klarissa J. Pe?a, President, City Council

FROM: Timothy M. Keller, Mayor

SUBJECT:
title
Mayor's Appointment of Ms. Brittany Schulman To The Commission On American Indian And Alaska Native Affairs
body

I am submitting for your advice and consent the following name for appointment to the
Commission on American Indian and Alaska Native Affairs in accordance with the City
Albuquerque Ordinance 2-6-6-1.


APPOINTEE NAME TERM
Ms. Brittany Schulman October 1, 2022
6708 Tierra Vista Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120


Brittany Schulman (Waccamaw Siouan) strives to create opportunities through Indigeneity and is an Indigenous values based leadership educator and community organizer. As Director of Leadership Initiatives at Americans for Indian Opportunity (AIO), Brittany connects participants and strengthens the alumni network of AIO's highly acclaimed Ambassadors Program, an Indigenous values-based community capacity building, leadership development initiative. As a former Miss Indian North Carolina, Brittany attended many local, state, and national events representing North Carolina American Indians and advocating the incorporation of Indigenous values and traditions in a modern context. As a former high school English teacher, Brittany incorporated her Native American values in the classroom and was a leader in her department, implementing Indigenous philosophy. Brittany was a consultant for the Public Schools of Robeson County Indian Education program, the largest Indian Education Program in the country. Brittany is part of a movement to organize the Albuquerque urban Indian community. She organizes monthly Native Professionals Networking events and AIO Third Thursday Luncheons.

A resident of Council District 1, Ms. Schulman will serve the Government s...

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