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About the Councilor

About District 6 Councilor Pat Davis

Committee Appointments for 2016

  • Finance and Government Operations, Chair
  • Land Use, Planning, and Zoning
  • Regional Transit District
  • Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority
  • Mid-Region Council of Governments / Metropolitan Transportation Board
  • Committee on Guidelines for Negotiations

Biography

Councilor Pat Davis was elected to the Albuquerque City Council in 2015 to represent District 6, which encompasses the International District, Mesa Del Sol, Nob Hill, Southeast Heights, and the University of New Mexico

Councilor Davis began his public service career as a police officer in Washington, DC and then Albuquerque. He was one of the youngest New Mexicans nominated to attend the FBI National Academy. Councilor Davis later earned a Master's degree in Criminal Justice from New Mexico State University.

Prior to joining the Albuquerque City Council, Councilor Davis founded ProgressNow New Mexico, a non-profit advocacy group working on public policy campaigns, including efforts to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana and to defend women's ability to access healthcare.

As a former community policing officer, Councilor Davis has worked closely with neighborhoods building safe communities. He has served as a member and Chairman of the Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers and as a board member for Creative Albuquerque and the Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund.

As the son of a teacher and union postal worker, Councilor Davis is committed to creating opportunities for working families to thrive and participate in the civic process.

Councilor Davis lives with his partner Christopher, a cat, and a recently adopted puppy in District 6.

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