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District 4

Lonnie C. Talbert was elected in 2012 to serve as Bernalillo County Commissioner for District 4, which encompasses the northern portion of Bernalillo County, from Sandia Heights and North Albuquerque Acres to Paradise Hills and portions of the North Valley.

Lonnie C. Talbert

On Jan. 14, 2020, Commissioner Talbert was elected Bernalillo County Board Chair.

As a Commissioner, Lonnie has spent much of his time focusing on constituent services, job creation, economic development, transparency, and budget & finance issues. As of 2018, he has served on numerous County committees, including Community Schools, the Rio Metro Transit Board, and Albuquerque Economic Development.

Lonnie served a term as Vice Chair of the Commission from Jan. 2018 to Jan. 2019 and sits on the Innovate Albuquerque Board of Directors and the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority.

Lonnie is a magna cum laude graduate of Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, Florida. Lonnie’s career has taken him all over the country but, when he came to New Mexico, Lonnie knew he wanted to make the Land of Enchantment his permanent home. In 1999, Lonnie joined Citi Cards, one of the world’s largest credit card issuers, as a Vice President. Lonnie worked his way to Site President of the New Mexico Call Center Operation, as well as Chairman of the state leadership council, by 2003.

Since leaving Citi Cards in 2007, Lonnie has served as a senior level executive for several corporations including First Community Bank and Bank of America. Lonnie currently serves as the Chief Operations Officer for Southwest Capital Bank.

Lonnie is deeply committed to supporting community and philanthropic groups and has served many non-profit organizations in a leadership role. Lonnie’s past community involvement includes serving as Chairman of the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the March of Dimes, and Chair of the United Way of Central New Mexico’s 2009 campaign. Lonnie has also served on the board of several organizations including Junior Achievement, Amy Biehl High School, and the Association of Commerce and Industry. In 2007, Lonnie received the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Hope Award, which honors corporate leaders who are committed to philanthropy and service in their communities. Lonnie is also a member of the New Mexico Amigos, the Official Goodwill Ambassadors for the State of New Mexico.

Lonnie is married to Robin Brulé. Together they have three children: Michael Brulé, Emma Talbert, and Annagrace Talbert.


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