City of Albuquerque
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File #: EC-21-340   
Type: Executive Communication Status: Confirmed
File created: 5/17/2021 In control: City Council
Final action: 6/7/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Mayor's appointment of Ms. Diane Mourning Brown to the Americans with Disabilities Act Advisory Council
Attachments: 1. EC-340


INTER-OFFICE MEMORANDUM April 28, 2021

TO: Cynthia D. Borrego, President, City Council

FROM: Timothy M. Keller, Mayor

SUBJECT: title
Mayor's appointment of Ms. Diane Mourning Brown to the Americans with Disabilities Act Advisory Council
body

I am submitting for your advice and consent the following name for appointment to the
Americans with Disabilities Act Advisory Council in accordance with the City of Albuquerque
Ordinance 2-6-5-1; 2-6-5-5.


APPOINTEE NAME TERM
Ms. Diane Mourning Brown October 30, 2022
10812 Esmeralda Dr NW
Albuquerque, NM 87114


Diane Mourning Brown is a long-time advocate for people with disabilities and former Director of the New Mexico Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR). In that capacity, Ms. Mourning Brown turned around DVR by reducing the vacancy rate of counselors, increasing federal funding, providing much-needed employment opportunities for people with disability, and increasing public awareness and community involvement. She has high-level management and administration experience with nonprofit and government agencies in both Albuquerque and Denver. Ms. Mourning Brown has an adult child with disabilities and has forged the annals of community services on her behalf.

A resident of Council District 5, Ms. Mourning Brown will fill a vacancy and serve as an Individual with a Disability representative on the Board. Her first term will expire October 30, 2022.













The remaining members are:
Representing Name Term

1.
Individual with a disability
Mr. Christopher S. King, Jr
10/30/2021
2.
Individual with a disability
Ms. Kaatje E.Van Der Gaarden
10/30/2023
3.
Individual with a disability
Vacant
10/30/2023
4.
Individual with a disability
Vacant
10/30/2022
5.
Indivi...

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