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Poor leadership, not poor community support, killed the NMSO
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Michelle Meaders Apr 22, 2011.

 

Oh. Hi. Um.

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South Valley
About Me:
I'm a writer, former award-winning journalist and bassist/songwriter, married with two cute baby girls, obsessed with Denver Broncos football, astronomy, sci-fi movies, NPR, and camping/hiking. I've lived all over New Mexico (Burque, Santa Fe, Farmington, Grants, Roswell, Portales, Placitas). Graduate of Eldorado High School and the University of New Mexico.
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A little girl and her train

Posted on December 19, 2008 at 11:30pm 4 Comments



She’s a mass transit advocate in the smallest imaginable package.



My three-year-old daughter, Luna, rides the Rail Runner twice a week and has become obsessed. We live in the South Valley while my parents – with whom she spends those two days – live in Placitas. Between the gas prices earlier this year, as well as my 1987 Chrysler… Continue

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At 6:16pm on February 13, 2009, Annie Hooten said…
We sure did! I got laid off about a month ago though. Starting a new job next week at UNM. Where did you end up?
At 4:12pm on December 24, 2008, Adelita said…
Happy Holidays!
At 3:51pm on December 13, 2008, Angelo Baca said…
You are so right. Thanks for your comment.

Latest Activity

Ryan Martin Stark replied to brendisimo's discussion The Onion in Albuquerque?
"They announced a few weeks back that they were going to start distributing in Santa Fe."
Jul 28, 2011
Michelle Meaders replied to Ryan Martin Stark's discussion Poor leadership, not poor community support, killed the NMSO
"Couldn't Intel have contributed more, since they haven't had to pay taxes in Sandoval county for over 30 years, and just declared a nice profitable quarter?    Also, I know the musicians didn't earn much each - $16 -17,000 a…"
Apr 22, 2011
Stephanie replied to Ryan Martin Stark's discussion Poor leadership, not poor community support, killed the NMSO
"Sandia Labs was a NMSO sponsor. One of the VPs served on the board as well, I believe."
Apr 22, 2011
Donny Ozmund replied to Ryan Martin Stark's discussion Poor leadership, not poor community support, killed the NMSO
"Right on Benny!  (and re the NMSO, how about some support from the federal level: KAFB or Sandia Labs or Los Alamos)"
Apr 22, 2011
Hunter replied to Ryan Martin Stark's discussion Poor leadership, not poor community support, killed the NMSO
"@Terry re "compassion: That was exactly my point.  The lack of any substantial private sector business makes it difficult at best to support this type of activity.   As I recall off the top of my head, past major donors have been…"
Apr 22, 2011
lkuechen replied to Ryan Martin Stark's discussion Poor leadership, not poor community support, killed the NMSO
"I really recommend reading the information from the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra Players Association at www.nmsopa.org (Our Position tab)."
Apr 22, 2011
Ryan Martin Stark replied to Ryan Martin Stark's discussion Poor leadership, not poor community support, killed the NMSO
"On your point about the union, I can assure you I'm in no way anti-union. Like I said, the AFofM is supposed to get the best possible deal, and they do it very well. Beyond that, the legal responsibility for the NMSO's fiscal health…"
Apr 22, 2011
Terry S. Davis replied to Ryan Martin Stark's discussion Poor leadership, not poor community support, killed the NMSO
"Neither APS nor UNM would be allowed to be "compassionate" by the state's anti-donation clause. No state-supported or not-for-profit entity is allowed to make donations or concessions to any other business."
Apr 22, 2011
 
 
 

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