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File #: OC-20-6   
Type: Other Communication Status: Confirmed
File created: 3/16/2020 In control: City Council
Final action: 4/6/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Staff Recommendation to Appoint Mr. Eric Nixon to the Civilian Police Oversight Agency Board
Attachments: 1. OC-6



TO: All Councilors

FROM: Stephanie M. Yara, Director of Council Services

SUBJECT: title
Staff Recommendation to Appoint Mr. Eric Nixon to the Civilian Police Oversight Agency Board

DATE: March 12, 2020

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

Eric Nixon February 2, 2021
7128 Tyree Line Ave. NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87114

If appointed, Mr. Nixon will be filling a vacancy left after Ms. Chelsea Van Deventer resigned. Mr. Nixon will be serving a partial term which will expire on February 2, 2021, and he will be eligible for re-appointment for another three-year term.
Mr. Eric Nixon is currently a Project Manager for the Department of Homeland Security. Mr. Nixon's interest in serving comes from having immersed himself in learning about social justice and equity issues that occur in the community. Mr. Nixon has served as a member of the NW Area Command CPC. This experience has given him a background for voting on and advocating the CPC's recommendations regarding policing activities and policy changes at APD. If appointed, Mr. Nixon will be dedicated to performing the tasks of the Board as a resolute Board Member and impartial voice intent on finding the best solutions for ensuring APD integrity and accountability.

Current Board Membership:
Name Term
Mr. Eric Nixon 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
Ms. Cathryn Starr 02/02/2023
Dr. William J. Kass 02/02/2023
Mr. Douglas Mitchell 02/02/2023

Per the Ordinance, the Board composition is to consist of nine at-large members who:
"broadly represent the diversity and demographics of the City by way of, including but ...

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