Yvette Padilla is 53 years old and is a lifetime resident of Belen. She was appointed to Councilor by Mayor Robert Noblin to serve out the remainder of his two year City Council term.
Yvette retired from the City of Belen after more than 25 years of service where she worked at the Belen Public Library, Finance and Administration Department, Dispatcher with the Belen Police Department, Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Belen Municipal Court where she served as Court Administrator and Alternate Judge. Yvette served as New Mexico Municipal League President for the Court Clerks Association in 2003-2004. She was also New Mexico Court Clerk of the year in 2009.
Yvette enjoys being involved with the community. She was a volunteer for Belen Fire and Rescue. She volunteered for Relay for Life and also for Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church where she coordinated the Our Lady of Belen Fiesta parade and helped in the office during the Belen Fiestas.
Yvette has two children and a granddaughter and is a member of Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church.
Councilor Padilla looks forward to serving the citizens of Belen during the remainder of her term.