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The Administration of Mayor Tim Keller

Meet the people who make up the Administration of Mayor Tim Keller.

We are tackling our biggest problems and taking bold action to create a better Albuquerque. Read more about the progress the Keller Administration has made over the past four years.

Albuquerque in Action

Learn about the Keller Administration's progress and how we are making Albuquerque more safe, innovative, and inclusive.

The Keller Administration Progress Report


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Tim Keller

Samantha Sengel

Chief Administrative Officer

Samantha Sengel, EdD

A professional portrait of Kevin Sourisseau wearing a gray blazer and a white dress shirt.

Chief Financial Officer

Kevin Sourisseau, CPA

Patrick Montoya, Chief Operations Officer

Chief Operations Officer

Patrick Montoya

Veronica Martinez

Chief of Staff

Veronica Martinez

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Associate Chief Administrative Officer

Mariela Ruiz-Angel, MBA

Charley Salas-Ramos

Deputy Chief Operations Officer

Charley Salas-Ramos

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Police Chief Harold Medina

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Fire Rescue

Fire Chief Emily Jaramillo

Carolyn Ortega Headshot Tile

Animal Welfare

Director Carolyn Ortega

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Director Richard McCurley, I.A.P, C.M.

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Communications and Marketing

Director Staci Drangmeister

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Office of the City Clerk

City Clerk Ethan Watson, JD

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Arts & Culture

Director Dr. Shelle Sanchez, PhD

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Economic Development

Director Max Gruner, MA

Michael Riley

Emergency Management

Director Michael Riley

Headshot of Angel Martinez Jr., Director of the Environmental Health Department

Environmental Health

Interim Director Paul Rogers

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Equity & Inclusion

Director Michelle Sonya Lara

Donna Sandoval

Finance & Administrative Services

Director Donna Sandoval, CGFM, CISA, CISM

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General Services

Director Nathan Martinez

Gilbert Ramirez

Health, Housing & Homelessness

Director Gilbert Ramírez, MSW

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City Attorney Lauren Keefe, JD

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Human Resources

Director Patricia Tafoya-Harris

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Metropolitan Redevelopment

Director Terry Brunner, MA

Headshot of Patrick Montoya

Municipal Development

Director Patrick Montoya

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Parks & Recreation

Director David Simon, MBA

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Director Alan Varela, JD

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Public Affairs

Director Doug Small

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Senior Affairs

Director Anna Sanchez, MPA

(William) Billy Gallegos.

Solid Waste

Director Billy Gallegos

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Technology & Innovation

Director Mark Leech, MSc

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Director Leslie Keener, MBA

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Youth & Family

Director Katarina Sandoval, MA

Subject Matter Staff

The City of Albuquerque employs many experts across various disciplines in both classified and unclassified positions not listed on this page.

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Film Liaison

Cyndy McCrossen

Dr. Azka Naru.

Gateway Manager

Dr. Azka Naru