I want to say welcome and introduce you to Annette Velarde, the newest member of our staff at the Angel Fire Chamber of Commerce. She will be serving as the Administrative Assistant. Her background is in sales and marketing with a strong commitment to customer service. Her career spans numerous years in the real estate arena where she actively sold and marketed real estate, and managed properties; additionally her background includes planning and executing marketing and personal events, and developing press and media interest in companies and services. She is presently completing her degree in marketing. A native New Mexican, Annette left New Mexico for a brief time to assist in opening a real estate company in Southern California; she returned to New Mexico and successfully sold real estate and insurance. Annette relocated to the Guadalupita area, close to the home of her paternal family in the Mora area. Her interests include music, singing, the arts, and the outdoors. We are pleased to have her join our team.