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Balloon Fiesta Park Commission

Information about the Balloon Fiesta Park Commission.

Commission Members

  • Parks and Recreation Director:
    Barbara Taylor
  • Balloon Museum: Sandy Cohen
  • Public Safety: Dave Downey
  • AIBF: Dr. Steve Komadina
  • Pueblo of Sandia: Governor Stuart Paisano
  • West Side: Justin Garcia
  • Industry: Mark Haley
  • East Side: Mark Johnston
  • AIBF: Frank Mezzancello
  • MPRAB & Broader Recreation Interest: Bill Nordin (Chair)
  • ACVB: Elise Rogers
  • Wildflowers Neighborhood Association: Rick Treadwell
  • Alameda North Valley:
    Steve Wentworth (VC)

Balloon Fiesta Park constitutes a unique resource of the City of Albuquerque with attributes of a park, a museum, and a recreational center. The operation of the Park has significant and direct impacts on a wide range of groups and entities.

The purpose of the Balloon Fiesta Park Commission is to provide advice and recommendations concerning the operations, management, and development of the Balloon Fiesta Park. The Commission provides a voice for the public and stakeholders in the management of the Park.

The Commission meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at The Fiesta on the Green/Golf Training Center (formerly Gardunos on the Green).

For more information about the Balloon Fiesta Park Commission, call Daphany Martin at (505) 768-6039.

View commission membership and establishing ordinance.

Meeting Agendas




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