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Dr. Shelle Van Etten de Sanchez

Dr. Shelle Van Etten de Sanchez, Member at Large

Director, Cultural Services Dept., City of Albuquerque

Dr. Shelle VanEtten de Sanchez, Member at Large, is the Director of Cultural Services for the City of Albuquerque, serving on the mayor’s leadership team. A business owner, organizer, educator, creative facilitator, and optimist, Dr. Sanchez lives happily with her family in the Barelas neighborhood of Albuquerque. She has more than 25 years of professional experience and leadership in arts, culture, education, and entrepreneurship in a variety of settings. She has a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Education, and a B.A. in Spanish and French from the University of New Mexico. Dr. Sanchez is the owner and principal consultant at Collaboristic, LLC, working on initiatives and projects that sit at compelling intersections of arts, education, and community.