District 3

Cheryl Everett

Cheryl and her husband Harry Gordon moved to Rio Rancho from Waterford, Michigan in 2003. Cheryl has been active in local community groups and has spoken regularly at City Council meetings. She also worked in sales and management positions with several metro area healthcare companies. She enjoys hiking, watercolor painting and exploring New Mexico. She and Harry have a son who lives with his wife in Olympia, WA.

Government Experience

Michigan State Senate – Legislative Aide
City of Pontiac MI – Public information Officer, Service Bureau Manager, Pension Specialist

Financial Services Career

Retirement Account Coordinator
Regional Marketing Officer
Vice President Marketing

Healthcare Career

Hospital Volunteer Services Director
Occupational Medicine Sales Representative
Managed Healthcare Account Executive
Hospice Volunteer Manager

Community Involvement

Rio Rancho CARES President
Enchanted Hills Neighborhood Association Vice President
SAFE House Albuquerque Board of Directors
League of Women Voters Central New Mexico
National Alliance on Mental Illness


Antioch College (Ohio) – BA History
University of Detroit – Graduate courses in Economics, Accounting, Statistics

Councilor Everett was elected as District 3 City Councilor in March 2014 to a four-year term. The next election for the District 3 City Councilor seat is March 2018. Rio Rancho Governing Body members are elected in non-partisan elections.

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