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File #: OC-20-2   
Type: Other Communication Status: Confirmed
File created: 1/22/2020 In control: City Council
Final action: 2/3/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Staff Recommendation to Appoint Ms. Cathryn Starr to the Civilian Police Oversight Agency Board
Attachments: 1. OC-2



TO: All Councilors

FROM: Stephanie M. Yara, Director of Council Services

Staff Recommendation to Appoint Ms. Cathryn Starr to the Civilian Police Oversight Agency Board

DATE: January 17, 2020

Pursuant to the provisions of ?9-4-1-5 of the Police Oversight Ordinance, City Council staff recommends the appointment of Ms. Cathryn Starr to the Civilian Police Oversight Agency Board.

Cathryn Starr February 2, 2023
7309 Desert Eagle Rd NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87113

If appointed, Ms. Starr will be filling a vacancy left after Ms. Joanne Fine termed out. Ms. Starr will be serving her first full term which will expire on February 2, 2023, and she will be eligible for re-appointment for another three-year term.
Ms. Cathryn Starr is currently an adjunct Professor in UNM's Psychology Department and Co-Owner/Founder of Starr Security, LLC. Ms. Starr's interest in serving due to her desire to live in a community where all civilians have a voice, are protected, and have an avenue to have grievances or concerns objectively reviewed. Her interest also stems from her belief that communities are stronger when individuals contribute their talents and time. Ms. Starr has experience as an educator, previous Board membership, and consulting business experience, which assists with domestic violence cases, that she believes can be helpful to the Board. Ms. Starr has a Bachelor's of Science in Business Management, a Master of Arts in Business Organizational and Security Management, and a PhD in Public Service Leadership and General Psychology.

Current Board Membership:
Name Term
Ms. Cathryn Starr 02/02/2023
Dr. William J. Kass 02/02/2023
Mr. Douglas Mitchell 02/02/2023
Vacant 02/02/2021
Mr. Leonard Waites 02/02/2021
Mr. Eric Olivas 02/02/2021
Ms. Tara Armijo-Prewitt 02/02/2022
Ms. Chantal M. Galloway 02/02/2022
Vacant 02/02/2022...

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