City of Albuquerque
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File #: EC-21-461   
Type: Executive Communication Status: Confirmed
File created: 11/3/2021 In control: City Council
Final action: 11/15/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Mayor's appointment of Mr. Jesse Payne Jr. to the Veterans and Military Affairs Advisory Board
Attachments: 1. EC-461


TO: Cynthia D. Borrego, City Council

FROM: Timothy M. Keller, Mayor

SUBJECT: title
Mayor's appointment of Mr. Jesse Payne Jr. to the Veterans and Military Affairs Advisory Board

I am submitting for your advice and consent the following name for appointment to the
Veterans and Military Affairs Advisory Board in accordance with the City of Albuquerque
Resolution R-01-325, Enactment No. R-2001-141.


Mr. Jesse Payne Jr. September 2, 2024
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87120

Mr. Payne is a veteran of the United States Air Force (100% disabled). Mr. Payne's military background primarily dealt with casualty notification of next of kin/reporting to high command when active duty service member fatalities occurred. Mr. Payne is no stranger to combat as he deployed with the 82nd Airborne in 1983 (Fayetteville, NC).

After leaving the USAF, he attended paralegal school, obtained a securities NASD registration, and interned at the central VA, Montgomery Alabama. In early 2016, Mr. Payne set up an internship program from Alabama before moving back to Albuquerque, which was the last leg of his degree program, graduating in May 2017. Mr. Payne has also conducted thousands of retirement seminars to retiring service members and their spouses regarding military, veteran and social security benefits including setting up these benefits for the spouses of newly deceased retirees. He now serves as a volunteer substitute teacher.

A resident of District 1, Mr. Payne will serve as an At Large member of the Board replacing Mr. Christopher M. Timm and his first term will expire September 2, 2024.

The remaining members are:
Representing Name Term

At Large
Mr. Michael Burd
At Large

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