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Santa Fe attorney named new president of NMFOG board

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Susan Boe, a former executive director of the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government, took over as president of the group’s Board of Directors on Wednesday.

Boe, a Santa Fe attorney, assumes the role from Karen Moses, the editor of the Albuquerque Journal. Moses will stay with NMFOG as a member of the executive committee.

Boe has a degree in Science Journalism from Iowa State University and a law degree from the University of Iowa.

She began her career as a copy editor at the Corpus Christi Caller Times. Her work experience includes time as a public information officer, copy editor and reporter, and attorney. She has been both an associate attorney and partner at Faegre & Benson, and she has also worked at Cassutt, Hays & Friedman in Santa Fe and as a part-time instructor at the University of New Mexico, according to a NMFOG news release.

Boe’s appointment is one of several changes to the organization, which is an advocate for transparency in government in New Mexico.

New members appointed to the board included Michael Melody, vice president; Tim Maestas, secretary; and Charles “Kip” Purcell and Daniel Yahalem.

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