City of Albuquerque
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File #: EC-20-187   
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 Ms. Kim Benally to the Commission on American Indian and Alaska Native Affairs
Attachments: 1. EC-187


INTER-OFFICE MEMORANDUM October 12, 2020

TO: Pat Davis, President, City Council

FROM: Timothy M. Keller, Mayor

SUBJECT:
title
Mayor's Appointment of Ms. Kim Benally 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. Kim Benally October 1, 2023
5443 Sixth Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107


Kim Benally is the Director of Programs and Development at the National Indian Youth Council based in Albuquerque, NM. In this capacity, Kim oversees the training and employment services for American Indians/Alaska Natives and develops organizational capacity to increase services for New Mexico's urban Native community. Kim has over 15 years of experience working with tribal governments, native non-profits, and higher education institutions. Ms. Benally holds a Masters of Public Administration with a Tribal Governance concentration from The Evergreen State College and is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Education in Native American Leadership in Education from the University of New Mexico. Kim is a citizen of the Navajo Nation originally from Hogback, NM, but has been living in Albuquerque, NM for 6 years.

A resident of District 2, Ms. Benally will serve as the Workforce/Employment Representative on the Board and her first term will expire October 1, 2023.










The remaining members are:
Representing Name Term

1.
At Large
Dr. Lloyd Lee
10/01/2022
2.
At Large
Dr. Maggie George
10/01/2022
3.
At Large
Mr. Kyle Tapaha
10/01/2022
4.
At Large
Ms. Kim Gleason
10/01/2022
5.
Sandia Pueblo
Vacant

6.
Isleta Pueblo
Mr...

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