Marie Campos Announces Candidacy For Santa Fe City Council District 3
Touts Support From Local Leaders & A New Vision For District 3
SANTA FE, NM – With the support of numerous neighborhood associates and respected community leaders, on Thursday, September 5th, 2013, Marie Campos became a contender entering the race for Santa Fe City Council District 3.
Marie Campos is a 15 year resident of District 3, President of the Native Hispanic Institute, non-profit consultant and holds a Master of Arts degree from St. Johns College. As a non-profit executive, Marie offers over a decade of experience in neighborhood revitalization, financial management, economic development and community organizing.
Former Sierra Club President and community leader, Gwen Wardwell was excited to stand with Marie while she made the decision to run again and noted, “Marie is the only choice for District 3 because her work with the youth and families within the District will resonate in every decision she makes as our council member.” She went on to state that, “Her focus will always remain on the day-to-day matters that impact us the most like economic growth, safety and the livability of District 3.”
Ms. Campos has served a vital role in the community by assisting non-profit organizations including the Santa Fe Farmers Market, New Mexico MESA, Chimayo Chile Farmers, Institute of American Indian Arts, El Museo Cultural, Kids @ Play and Zona Del Sol—and is excited for the opportunity to serve residents of District 3.
Passionate about District 3, Marie said, “My candidacy and the policies I will endorse as councilwoman will be a reflection of the last decade of service I have provided to increase economic stability and citizen inclusion throughout District 3 and the surrounding area. I believe the residents of District 3 deserve a council member that places community above self-interest and does more to protect and promote jobs and families.”In a statement of support, community leader and Homeowner Protection Attorney, Ana Garner had the following to say about Marie, “I have had the pleasure of knowing Marie both professionally and socially/personally. She is a compassionate, caring individual who is a passionate activist for the "little guy", while intelligently balancing the competing interests of business. Her ethics and integrity are above reproach and her passionate involvement in community affairs make her well suited to representing the people of Santa Fe, District 3, as City Councilor.