Martin Chávez
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Martin Chávez


American politician

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Martin Chávez

American politician
Years of Age
NMResidence (state)

Martin Joseph "Marty" Chávez (born March 2, 1952) is an American politician, businessman, and attorney who served as a member of the New Mexico Senate from 1987 to 1993 and as the 26th and 28th mayor of Albuquerque, New Mexico. He served as the Executive Director of ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability USA. and Chairman of the Advisory Board for the Center for Green Schools at U.S. Green Building Council. In 2012, he unsuccessfully sought the Democratic nomination for the Congressional seat being vacated by Martin Heinrich, who retired from the House to run for Senate.He was a senior advisor to Ready for Hillary, an unaffiliated Super PAC supporting of a Hillary Clinton presidential candidacy prior to her announcement. He was a member of the national finance committee of the Hillary Clinton 2016 presidential campaign.



  (1 - 2 of 3)  
University of New Mexico
Georgetown University
Georgetown University Law Center

Past Positions

  (1 - 2 of 6)  
Private Practice
1988 - 1993
NM Workers' Compensation Administration
1986 - 1987
Law Clerk
NM Attorney General's Office
1978 - 1979
Staff Assistant
US Senate
1976 - 1977

Other Experience

  (1 of 1)  
Deputy Director
League of United Latin American Citizens National Scholarship Fund