City of Albuquerque
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File #: EC-22-134   
Type: Executive Communication Status: In Council - Consent Agenda
File created: 9/7/2022 In control: City Council
Final action: 9/19/2022
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Mayor's appointment of Ms. Holly M. Herring to the Human Rights Board
Attachments: 1. EC-134
August 18, 2022


TO: Isaac Benton, President, City Council

FROM: Timothy M. Keller, Mayor

SUBJECT: title
Mayor's appointment of Ms. Holly M. Herring to the Human Rights Board

I am submitting for your advice and consent the following name for appointment to the
Human Rights Board in accordance with the City of Albuquerque Ordinance 11-3-4-1 through


Ms. Holly M. Herring December 31, 2025
Albuquerque, NM 87111

Holly M. Herring is a Homeless Services provider, specializing in those with substance use disorders and behavioral health issues, as well as a Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention Counselor. She holds an Associates Degree from MiraCosta College in Sociology. Holly has worked in coordination with law enforcement and social service agencies to provide services to individuals experiencing homelessness or who need homelessness prevention. She has been a Homeless Court Advocate and she has served on several task forces and committees addressing issues of homelessness. She is also a public speaker and educator who has spoken at numerous fundraisers and awareness events and is a very outspoken advocate for those who are underrepresented and experiencing systemic injustices. Holly actively promotes the inherent worth and dignity of all people and having meaningful engagement with those she serves is her passion and life's purpose.

A resident of Council District 8, Ms. Herring will fill a vacancy and serve as an At Large representative on the Board; her first term will expire December 31, 2025.

The remaining members are:

Representing Name Term

At Large
Mr. Larry P Hinojos Jr
At Large
Mrs. Uche Ohiri

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