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File #: EC-21-463   
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 re-appointment of Ms. Camilla Feibelman to the Water Protection Advisory Board
Attachments: 1. EC-463


INTER-OFFICE MEMORANDUM October 25, 2021

TO: Cynthia Borrego, President, City Council

FROM: Timothy M. Keller, Mayor

SUBJECT: title
Mayor's re-appointment of Ms. Camilla Feibelman to the Water Protection Advisory Board
body

I am submitting for your advice and consent the following name for appointment to the Water
Protection Advisory Board in accordance with the City of Albuquerque Ordinance 2-6-8-4.
APPOINTEE NAME TERM
Ms. Camilla Feibelman August 17, 2024
Albuquerque, NM 87106


Camilla Feibelman serves as Director of the Rio Grande Chapter of Sierra Club, which represents over 10,000 members. Camilla works with hundreds of volunteers throughout New Mexico and West Texas to protect special places like the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks and Albuquerque's Rio Grande Bosque, and to help curb global warming while stimulating the economy through renewable energy development. Feibelman was appointed by President Obama and confirmed by the Senate as a Trustee on the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation in 2014.

Camilla directed the Sierra Student Coalition, the national student arm of the Sierra Club. She facilitated the founding of campus environmental groups throughout the country. She worked to bring environmental concerns to trade negotiations including the Free Trade Area of the Americas.

As a Fulbright scholar, Camilla spent a year living in the Peruvian Amazon, studying the urbanization of the rainforest and its impacts on natural resource use. She worked with colleagues to carry out a conflict mediation workshop between urban and rural fishermen, who were at odds because of diverging traditional and federal rules regarding fisheries management.

A resident of Council District 6, Ms. Feibelman will serve as a City representative on the Board and her second term will expire Au...

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