Speakers August 2017
JoAnn Huff, Speaker Chair
August 7 – Tania Armenta, President & CEO, Visit Albuquerque
Tania Armenta is the President & CEO of Visit Albuquerque and has been with the organization for 19 years. She is a forward-thinking and proven leader known for building partnerships to reach goals as well as developing strong and talented teams. She serves on several local and national boards including the US Travel Association’s Destinations Council, New Mexico Hospitality Association and Ski New Mexico. Tania was recently named one of Smart Meetings 2016 Smart Women in Meetings award recipients.
Tania is a former chair of the Tourism Association of New Mexico and has been named “Tourism Professional of the Year” in New Mexico in 2012. Prior to Visit Albuquerque, she held positions in marketing for a magazine publisher and sports organization in addition to working in the hotel industry.
She earned her Bachelors of Journalism & Mass Communications with an emphasis in Advertising and Public Relations and a minor in Spanish from the University of Nebraska.
August 14 – Senior Citizens Law Office
The mission of SCLO is to provide critically needed advocacy and legal representation to residents sixty years of age and older in order to uphold their rights, maximize their autonomy and ensure that they receive the benefits to which they are entitled. Pursuant to Older Americans Act guidelines, SCLO gives special priority to seniors who are economically needy, socially isolated, medically frail and institutionalized.
Where We Work SCLO is the only legal services agency in New Mexico whose program provides direct legal representation for the problems and needs of the elderly in Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance, and Valencia counties.
August 21 -- Victor Delgado, owner of two Dale Carnegie franchises across four states including New Mexico, Texas, Colorado and California. His 30+ years of experience with customers provide a rich understanding of industry trends, solutions for complex challenges, and teaming results that have his customers asking repeatedly for his involvement.
August 28 – Annual Legion of Honor Ceremony, Bill Lock, MC
More details to follow soon