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About the Councilor

About District 5 Councilor Cynthia Borrego
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Email Councilor Cynthia Borrego: [email protected]

Committee Appointments for 2020

  • Land Use, Planning, and Zoning Committee
  • Albuquerque / Bernalillo County Government Commission
  • Mid-Region Council of Governments, Executive Board / Metropolitan Transportation Board
  • Regional Transit District
  • Accountability in Government Oversight Committee, Alternate
  • Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • ABC Community Schools
  • New Mexico Municipal League
  • Hispano Chamber of Commerce


Councilor Cynthia D. Borrego is a Native New Mexican and a two-time UNM Lobo, achieving a Bachelor of Science from the University’s College of Education and a Master’s in Public Administration. Councior Borrego is currently serving as Council Vice President for 2019. During her 28 year tenure with the City of Albuquerque serving as both City Planner and Planning Manager, she concurrently built employment security as the two-time Chair of New Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA), contributing to expand and reinforce PERA’s $14 billion dollar retirement fund during the global Great Recession.  Presently Councilor Borrego holds the honor of Vice Chair to The Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority, and Vice-Chair of the Rio Grande Credit Union Board.  Additionally, she is Chair of the UNM School of Public Administration Advisory Board.  Cynthia is the owner of Cyba & Assoc., LLC, a planning, development, sales, and consultation company.  She is also owner of a small retail business showcasing artisan jewelry and collectibles in Los Ranchos de Albuquerque.

Councilor Borrego’s priorities for the City of Albuquerque include: increasing police officer numbers, supporting mental health programs, enhancing District 5 transportation and infrastructure, advancing education programs, increasing government transparency, and catalyzing economic development.

Please contact us:

Councilor Cynthia Borrego: [email protected]
Policy Analyst Susan Vigil: [email protected] (505) 768-3189