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File #: OC-21-34   
Type: Other Communication Status: In Council - Consent Agenda
File created: 6/7/2021 In control: City Council
Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Re-Appointment of Helen Juliet Atkins to the Albuquerque Museum Board of Trustees
Attachments: 1. OC-34

CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE
CITY COUNCIL



INTEROFFICE MEMORANDUM

TO: All City Councilors

FROM: Lan Sena, City Councilor, District 1

SUBJECT: title
Re-Appointment of Helen Juliet Atkins to the Albuquerque Museum Board of Trustees
body

DATE: June 4, 2021

I am submitting the following name for re-appointment to the Albuquerque Museum Board of Trustees in accordance with the City of Albuquerque Ordinance 10-4-1-4.

APPOINTEE NAME TERM

Ms, Helen Juliet Atkins July 31, 2023
7215 Arenoso Pl. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120

Ms. Helen Juliet Atkins is an artist and arts administrator working and living in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She been so honored to serve on the Museum Board of Trustees because the Museum holds a special place in her heart.

Ms. Atkins comes from a working-class background, growing up in the southwest side of Albuquerque. She graduated from West Mesa High School and through experiences at the museum as a teenager with her art class, she found that she wanted to have a career in the arts.

Ms. Atkins is an afro-Latina and the daughter of an immigrant mother from Venezuela. As she studied at UNM and built her career in the arts, she longed for representation of women of color, especially from working class or low-income backgrounds. As Ms. Atkins can, she is proud to offer that representation to younger generations.

Ms. Helen Juliet Atkins resides in Council District 1 and will continue to serve as the City Council District 1 Representative.

Her term will expire July 31, 2023.

Albuquerque Museum Board of Trustees Membership:

Seat Term Ends Current Member Council District
At-Large 7/31/2024 Dr. Sherri Burr |910|At-Large 7/31/2021 Mr. Wayne Chew |910|At-Large 7/31/2022 Ms. Beverly Bendicksen Non-City Resident
Council District 1 7/31/2020 Ms. Helen Atkins |910|Council District 2 7/31/2024 Mr. Paul M. Mondragon |910|Council District 3 7/31/2024 Mr. A...

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