Lunch with a Leader Features Tarin Nix and Ellen Morris Bond June 17

Tarin Nix
The League of Women Voters invites the entire community to attend their Lunch with a Leader event at 11:45 a.m., June 17 at Mesa Public Library.
Their leaders will be Tarin Nix and Ellen Morris Bond who will discuss the “living wage” and how that might be implemented in Los Alamos.
Ellen Morris Bond


Nix holds a Masters in Social Work from the University of Texas and has spent the last eight years working to advance progressive issues and candidate campaigns throughout the country. In 2012, she moved to Los Alamos to run State Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard’s campaign and decided to remain here. Recently, Nix ran the successful campaign to extend the Santa Fe Living Wage to Santa Fe County.


Bond graduated from the University of New Mexico with a degree in English and then earned her Masters of Science in Community Development from UC Davis. She became interested in the non-profit service world while working as a Vista Volunteer from 1978-1981. Since 2001, she has been executive director of Self Help, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting those in need in northern New Mexico. She has broad experience in casework, advocacy, case management, resource development and extensive experience in receiving and managing public and private funding.


To order a lunch from the Co-op for $10, email Karyl Ann Armbruster at or call her at 505.661.6605 for information on the lunch choices by Sunday night, June 15. A lunch does not have to be purchased to attend.

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