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Mayor Nominates New City Clerk

Natalie Howard, manager for Public Service University, is nominated to serve as City Clerk.

Albuquerque - Today, Mayor Richard J. Berry has named Ms. Natalie Howard as his nominee for City Clerk, subject to City Council confirmation. Ms. Howard brings to the Office a broad range of public service experience, excellent communication skills and governmental knowledge to represent the City of Albuquerque in this role.

Ms. Howard has over twenty years of municipal government experience. She has been the manager of Public Service University, the director of the Keep Albuquerque Beautiful program and worked for several years for the Solid Waste Management department in various capacities. She has developed and implemented many projects using both process improvement and innovative strategies. She has experience with government policies and ordinances and has worked with many city officials over her tenure with the City of Albuquerque. She also has years of budget and finance experience.

Ms. Howard is a lifelong resident of Albuquerque and cares deeply about her hometown and the integrity of its elective and legislative processes. Ms. Howard has spent much of career focusing on efforts to creating a more sustainable environment and contributing to the quality of life for the citizens of Albuquerque.

She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology and a Master's Degree in Public Administration, both from the University of New Mexico. For the past seven years, she has been an instructor at the University of Phoenix teaching courses in critical thinking methods, human resources and business ethics.

"I am very pleased to have a professional public administrator in this role with success in policy and operationally based reform," said Mayor Berry.

"I have dedicated my life to serving the public and I am grateful for the opportunity to serve the citizens, the City Council and the Mayor in this new role," says Ms. Howard.