Marlene and her family moved to Rio Rancho in 1973, making her a more than 40-year resident of the community. Her son and his family, including Marlene's two grandchildren, all reside in the City of Rio Rancho. In total, four generations of her family have resided in Rio Rancho.
Marlene’s concern for her community dates back to her direct involvement with the city’s incorporation and serving on Rio Rancho’s first elected City Council (1981). She has served on Rio Rancho’s Planning and Zoning Board and its Charter Review Commission as well. In addition, she was involved with the formation of the Rio Rancho Public School District, served as the President of the Rio Rancho Chamber of Commerce, and served on the board of the Rio Rancho Economic Development Corporation.
Marlene currently serves on the Board of Directors of the New Mexico Recycling Coalition, is a member of the UNM West Advisory Council, and is on the Board of Directors for the Center for Hands-On Learning (non-profit educational business).
Marlene was a professional in the solid waste and recycling industry in the State of New Mexico for over 35 years.
During her career, she was the Government and Community Relations Manager and Vice President of Waste Management of New Mexico, Inc. She directed a staff of over 300 people dedicated to customer service and protection of the environment.
Marlene oversaw five solid waste hauling divisions and three Subtitle D sanitary landfills in the State of New Mexico. She managed the contractual compliance of more than forty municipal, state and federal government contracts and ensured the environmental, health and safety compliance of all staff members, operations and facilities.
Marlene retired from Waste Management in 2012 but remained as a consultant to Waste Management through September 2014. She is now fully retired.
Councilor Feuer was elected as District 4 City Councilor in March 2016 to a four-year term.
The next election for the District 4 City Councilor seat is March 2020. Rio Rancho Governing Body members are elected in non-partisan elections.
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