Long time educator and public servant takes the helm
Albuquerque- The Mayor’s Office of Constituent Services fields hundreds of calls from all regions of the city, addressing an array of topics. Today Mayor Richard J. Berry announced that he has appointed former County Commissioner, City Councilor, and Educator, Alan B. Armijo to be the new director.
"Allan is a New Mexico native, who shares with me a deeply-rooted care for this great city. I am confident that with his history as a public servant and educator, he will be a vital resource to this office and to our community as a whole," said Mayor Berry.
Armijo, an alumnus from UNM, has worked as a teacher with the Albuquerque Public School System, a business and government liaison, and consultant. He also has an extensive history in the public sector, serving as an elected official for Bernalillo County and the City of Albuquerque and volunteering his time to be on countless boards. Since retiring from the Bernalillo County Commission in 2012, Armijo has been working at Youth Development Inc., a local non-profit.
He’s now ready to make the move, back to the public sector. "I am excited to be working for Mayor Berry; someone who cares about the people of Albuquerque," said Armijo. "I look forward to helping him address the interests of our community, for the betterment of our city.
Armijo officially started, today, December 17th, as the new Director of Constituent Services, his annual salary will be about $72,000.