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File #: EC-23-342   
Type: Executive Communication Status: In Council - Approvals
File created: 9/6/2023 In control: City Council
Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Appointment of Dr. Samantha Sengel to the position of Chief Administrative Officer
Attachments: 1. EC-342


TO: Pat Davis, President, City Council

FROM: Timothy M. Keller, Mayor

SUBJECT: title
Appointment of Dr. Samantha Sengel to the position of Chief Administrative Officer

Pursuant to Section 4(d) of Article 5 of the City Charter, I am submitting for Council's advice and consent the appointment of Dr. Samantha Sengel for the position of Chief Administrative Officer effective for transition purposes starting August 29,2023.

Dr. Sengel has been an accomplished and visionary public servant in higher education administration for more than 25 years. She has served Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) for 22 years, currently as the Vice President for Workforce and Community Success. Prior to her time at CNM, Dr. Sengel worked in public healthcare and fundraising for UNM and UNM Hospital.

In her tenure at CNM, Dr. Sengel's contributions have encompassed a diverse array of leadership positions, most notably serving as a vice president for more than 5 years and a member of the college's Executive Team for more than 15 years. Throughout her tenure, she has exhibited an unwavering commitment to fostering growth, transformation, and inclusivity across various domains, including workforce development, community engagement, government relations, revenue diversification, enrollment strategy, communications, marketing, advancement, dual credit programs, recruitment, innovation, global education, and overarching operations.

In her current role as Vice President for Workforce and Community Success, Dr. Sengel has demonstrated expertise in shaping holistic strategies that bridge the gap between education, industry, and community. Her leadership has been instrumental in orchestrating comprehensive initiatives that foster employer engagement, empower students and graduates with real-world experiential learning opportunities, and facilitate strategic partnerships that contribute to the vitality of the local community. Notab...

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