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File #: OC-21-41   
Type: Other Communication Status: Confirmed
File created: 8/16/2021 In control: City Council
Final action: 9/8/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Re-Appointment of Mr. Robert Joshua Bacon to the Balloon Museum Board of Trustees
Attachments: 1. OC-41



TO: All City Councilors

FROM: Council President Cynthia D. Borrego, City Councilor, District 5

SUBJECT: title
Re-Appointment of Mr. Robert Joshua Bacon to the Balloon Museum Board of Trustees

DATE: August 16, 2021

I am submitting the following name for re-appointment to the Balloon Museum Board of Trustees in accordance with the City of Albuquerque Ordinance 10-4-5-1


Mr. Robert Joshua Bacon July 31, 2024
Albuquerque, NM 87111

Mr. Robert Joshua Bacon has been a hot air balloon pilot for 14 years. He holds both a Private Balloon and Commercial Balloon License He is a second-generation pilot and has been around balloons his whole life. Mr. Bacon earned a Bachelor's in Business Administration from Texas Tech University. He is a Nationally Registered EMT-Paramedic and Firefighter Captain in the City of Rio Rancho. In this role, Mr. Bacon supervises all personnel on both fire and EMS incidents. He frequently manages emergency situations and is trusted with people's lives and the lives of their family members.

Currently Mr. Bacon flies a Zia balloon with the blue background at Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta with his father, who has flown balloons for 47 years. Mr. Bacon wishes to serve his second term on the board of trustees at the Balloon Museum.

Mr. Robert Joshua Bacon resides in Council District 5 and will continue to serve as the City Council District 5 Representative on the Balloon Museum Board Of Trustees. His term will expire July 31, 2024.

Balloon Museum Board Of Trustees Membership
Representing Name Term
1. Anderson Family Appointee Mr. Michael L. Anderson
2. Abruzzo Family Appointee Mrs. Nancy Abruzzo
3. Anderson-Abruzzo Int'l Balloon Mr. Troy Alan Bradley 07/31/2021
Museum Foundation
4. At-Large Vacant
5. At-Large Mr. Sidney (Sid) M. Gutierrez 07/3...

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