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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


APPOINTEE NAME                                       TERM  


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                     07/31/2020

6.                     At-Large                                                                                    Mrs. Cindy Hernandez-Wall                                          07/31/2017

7.                     Council District 1                                                               Mr. Jeffrey Huss                                                               07/31/2021

8.                     Council District 2                                                               Mrs. Nora Tocci                                                               07/01/2024

9.                     Council District 3                                                               Mrs. Gina L. Montoya                                          07/01/2023

10.                     Council District 4                                                               Mr. Ron Behrmann                                                               07/01/2022

11.                     Council District 5                                                               Mr. Robert Bacon                                                               07/31/2021

12.                     Council District 6                                                               Vacant                                          

13.                     Council District 7                                                               Vacant                                          

14.                     Council District 8                                                               Ms. Angela M. Romero                                          07/31/2018

15.                     Council District 9                                                               Vacant                                                                                                         07/31/2018