City of Albuquerque
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File #: EC-20-177   
Type: Executive Communication Status: In Council - Consent Agenda
File created: 10/19/2020 In control: City Council
Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Mayor's Appointment of Mr. Lorenzo R. Jim to the Commission on American Indian and Alaska Native Affairs
Attachments: 1. EC-177


INTER-OFFICE MEMORANDUM October 12, 2020

TO: Pat Davis, President, City Council

FROM: Timothy M. Keller, Mayor

SUBJECT:
title
Mayor's Appointment of Mr. Lorenzo R. Jim to the Commission on American Indian and Alaska Native Affairs
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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
Mr. Lorenzo R. Jim October 1, 2023
56 Dolk Road
Tijeras, NM 87059-8229


Lorenzo R. Jim (Dine/Navajo) is a Licensed Alcohol/Drug Abuse Counselor and certified Traditional Counselor/Hataalii with the Dine Hataalii Association currently managing the Native American Traditional Wellness & Integrative Care Program at First Nations Community HealthSource, a Title V Urban American Indian Health Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Mr. Jim has extensive knowledge and experience in program/curriculum development toward the integration of Native American Traditional/Cultural wellness and curative processes into modern health care, legal, educational and social systems. His professional background includes military/federal counter-drug leadership, law enforcement corrections and substance addictions counselor in both inpatient/outpatient integrated treatment programs for juveniles and adults. He currently serves as the Tribal Liaison for Bernalillo County Metropolitan Courts, Cultural Services Provider at the Children, Youth & Families Department, Juvenile Justice Services and is a Native American Care Chaplain at the University of New Mexico Hospital. Currently interested in offering support to the Commission if needed.

Mr. Jim will serve as the Cultural Representative on the Board and his first term will expire October 1, 2023.




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