The UNM School of Public Administration hosts the Arthur Blumenfeld Endowed Lecture Series Monday, Nov. 2 in Ballroom C in the Student Union Building. This Lecture Series honors the life and work of the late Arthur Blumenfeld, former chief administrative officer for the City of Albuquerque.

This year's event will be recognizing Maggie Hart Stebbins, District 3 Commissioner on the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners. The reception begins at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 with Hart Stebbins' lecture at 7:30 p.m.

“The Blumenfeld Lecture event provides a great way to commemorate the School of Public Administration’s mission of developing expert public servants,” said Phillip Gonzales, director of the School of Public Administration. “We are especially delighted in honoring our guest lecturer, Bernalillo County Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins.” 

Maggie Hart Stebbins

Hart Stebbins has represented District 3 on the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners since 2009. She has extensive experience in public service, including working for the U.S. Congress, the New Mexico House of Representatives and the Mid-Region Council of Governments.

Hart Stebbins has focused on creating and maintaining jobs in Bernalillo County. She is a member of the Bernalillo County Healthcare Taskforce, which is dedicated to identifying behavioral healthcare gaps, needs and priorities in central New Mexico. Hart Stebbins has served on several boards and is active in organizations such as the New Mexico Children’s Foundation and the YWCA.

Hart Stebbins has been a resident of Albuquerque since 1966. She also attended Harvard University, where she was an All-American athlete and received the Radcliffe Alumni Association Award for athletic excellence and leadership.

For more information on the Arthur Blumenfeld Endowed Lecture Series, visit the SPA website.