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File #: EC-20-70   
Type: Executive Communication Status: Confirmed
File created: 5/4/2020 In control: City Council
Final action: 5/18/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Mayor's Reappointment of Ms. Julia Youngs to the Urban Enhancement Trust Fund
Attachments: 1. EC-70


TO: Pat Davis, President, City Council

FROM: Timothy M. Keller, Mayor

Mayor's Reappointment of Ms. Julia Youngs to the Urban Enhancement Trust Fund

I am submitting for your advice and consent the following name for re-appointment to the Urban
Enhancement Trust Fund in accordance with the City of Albuquerque Ordinance 4-2-1-3.

Ms. Julia Youngs February 01, 2023
1210 Gold Ave SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Julia Youngs is Director of Acceleration Programs at Creative Startups, the only global Accelerator program for creative industries and arts entrepreneurs, based in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico. In this role she has built entrepreneurship education programs on three continents in places as diverse as Roy, New Mexico, Portugal, Malaysia, and Kuwait, and led a team of alumni entrepreneurs who have gone on to raise almost $300 million in venture investment and create over 500 jobs Julia is passionate about the arts and creative economy and urban development, especially in her hometown of Albuquerque. In Albuquerque she serves on the Urban Enhancement Trust Fund board and on the Downtown Albuquerque Mainstreet board. For almost ten years she chaired EmergeABQ, New Mexico's only chapter of the Americans for the Arts "Emerging Leaders Network," which supported development opportunities for emerging arts professionals. Julia completed a dual MA in Latin American Studies and Community + Regional Planning from the University of New Mexico in 2016, and as of Fall 2019 she serves guest lecturer in the Department of Architecture at the University of New Mexico focusing on memorial and monument design. She speaks Spanish and Portuguese fluently.

A resident of Council District 2, Ms. Youngs will continu...

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