City of Albuquerque
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File #: EC-20-203   
Type: Executive Communication Status: In Council - Consent Agenda
File created: 11/16/2020 In control: City Council
Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Mayor's appointment of Dr. Bernadine Hern?ndez to the Arts Board
Attachments: 1. EC-203


INTER-OFFICE MEMORANDUM November 10, 2020

TO: Pat Davis, President, City Council

FROM: Timothy M. Keller, Mayor

SUBJECT: title
Mayor's appointment of Dr. Bernadine Hern?ndez to the Arts Board
body

I am submitting for your advice and consent the following name for appointment to the
Arts Board in accordance with the City of Albuquerque Ordinance 10-5-3.


APPOINTEE NAME TERM
Dr. Bernadine Hern?ndez July 31, 2022
545 Morningside Drive NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108-1039

Dr. Bernadine Hern?ndez is a educator, community activist, writer, and artist. She is an Assistant professor of American Literary History at the University of New Mexico. Her forthcoming book is titled Border Bodies: Racialized Sexuality, Sexual Capital, and Violence in the Nineteenth Century Borderlands (UNC Press). She has been working in the community for the last 10 years on issues related to migration, the border, and how New Mexico is responding to incarcerated populations and detained migrants. This work influences her writing and art work. She is the co-founding member of the Fronteristxs artist collective, a collective of artists in New Mexico working with community advocates to end migrant detention and to abolish the carceral state.

Dr. Hern?ndez, a resident of Council District 6, will fill a vacancy and serve in an at-large position. Her first term will expire July 31, 2022.

















The remaining members are:
Representing Name Term





1.
Council District 1
Mr. Jonathan M. Sanchez

07/31/2020

2.
Council District 2
Ms. Juli Hendren

07/31/2021

3.
Council District 3
Ms. Jessica Cage

07/31/2023

4.
Council District 4
Mr. Woody Duncan

07/31/2021

5.
Council District 5
Ms. Pamela M. Chavez

07/31/2022

6.
Council District 6
Mr. Ch...

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