Governance at CIS
There will be a regular meeting of the Governing Council will be on October 9th at 5:00 p.m. and will take place at Cooperative Educational Services at 4216 Balloon Park Road NE, Albuquerque NM 87109.
If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the hearing or meeting, please contact the CIS School Director at 505-344-9733 at least one week prior to the meeting or as soon as possible. Public documents, including the agenda and minutes, can be provided in various accessible formats. Please contact the CIS School Director at 505-344-9733 if a summary or other type of accessible format is needed.
Yasine Armstrong (Member At Large)Yasine is a partner with the MVM Group, a strategic consulting group focused on the intersection of business, public policy and reputation management. Prior to that she was an Associate at Flywheel Ventures where she handled entrepreneur outreach and investment opportunity generation for the firm. In that capacity, she was responsible for public relations and marketing of the firm and their portfolio companies. She was primarily focused on helping companies launch new products, announce new funding and generate buzz for accolades received in their industry. Prior to joining Flywheel, Yasine worked in Governor Bill Richardson’s media office at the State of New Mexico. In that capacity, she was responsible for creating targeted PR and media campaigns around key policy initiatives for New Mexico constituents. She also served on Governor Bill Richardson’s Presidential campaign as traveling spokesperson and national fundraiser. She holds a BS from Truman State University and an MS in Communications from the University of New Mexico.
John Emerson, Ph.D (Member At Large)
Carl Grending (Co-Chair)
As a native of Albuquerque, Mr. Grending graduated from the University of New Mexico with his master in business. He is a commercial real estate broker at Sperry Van Ness/Walt Arnold Commercial Brokerage, Inc. He has over 19 years of business management experience and has helped companies with move management, project management, cost analysis, asset analysis, budgeting, and property analysis. He has worked with small "mom and pop" companies to Fortune 500 companies across America, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. Mr. Grending and his wife Karen Kool-Grending, an attorney at Intel, are proud parents of two children at CIS.
Marty Mathisen, CPA CGFM (Treasurer).
Linda Parker (Secretary)Linda graduated from the University of Oklahoma and assisted with the establishment of the English as a Second Language program in the Roswell, New Mexico school system. She also served as the Director of Development for NM Museum of Natural History and Science until 1991.Currently as the sole owner of a Woman Owned Small Business, Retirement Strategies, LLC, she and her staff of 10 provide design and administration services for employer sponsored retirement plans and pre-tax employee benefits. She is married to James M. Parker, a tax lawyer with Modrall Sperling Law Firm. They have two adult sons, one in Albuquerque and the other along with his wife and two daughters live in Corrales.
Jennifer Salisbury, J.D. (Co-Chair)Ms. Salisbury worked for the Department of the Interior as Associate Solicitor of General Law, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fish, Wildlife, and Parks, and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management. Ms. Salisbury was appointed Cabinet Secretary of the New Mexico Energy, Minerals, and Natural Resources Department. After leaving state government, Ms. Salisbury returned to the practice of law. She also serves as a consultant on natural resource and nuclear waste transportation issues and as a facilitator on public policy issues.
You may call the school to leave a message for any Governing Council member at (505) 344-9733.
Corrales International School
Governing Council Regular Meeting
October 9, 2013 – 5:00 p.m.
Cooperative Educational Services
4216 Balloon Park Road NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109