Join The Blog
The Clean Green Hour 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. with Terence Bolden and Mina Collins as we discuss world issues of water shortages, renewable energy sources, clean air, alternative fuels and purification of water resources, in ways that helps to preserve the planet earth.
Our 2 Part Tribute to Women's History Month Continues!
Mary G. Wilson is the 17th president of the League of Women Voters of the United States (LWVUS) and chair of the League of Women Voters Education Fund (LWVEF). A longtime resident of New Mexico, Ms. Wilson has been a League member since 1986.
During her 20 years of service with the League of Women Voters, Ms. Wilson has held leadership positions at the national, state and local levels. In 2004, she was elected to a two-year term on the LWVUS and LWVEF Boards. During this tenure, she served as LWVUS Board Advocacy Chair, and helped guide the League to its Democracy Agenda, an advocacy and public education effort to strengthen and renew the basic tenets of American democracy. From 1999-2001, Ms. Wilson was president of the League of Women Voters of New Mexico. She also served in various capacities on the local and state League Boards - state action, voter service and study committees.
Professionally, Ms. Wilson is an attorney with 30 years of experience in diverse fields of practice including estate planning, litigation, regulatory compliance, commercialization and privatization, corporate and environmental law, and employment law. As in-house counsel for two large private companies (EG&G Mound Applied Technologies, Inc., and Ecology & Environment, Inc.) and two federal agencies (U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission), she has provided legal and policy advice to top level management as well as directed both in-house legal staff and outside counsel.
Ms. Wilson is an owner of a small business (Aungier & Wilson, P.C.) and an advisor on initiatives to privatize government services and to create commercial opportunities at downsized government facilities. In these capacities, her unique project planning and project implementation expertise is invaluable.
Ms. Wilson has been admitted to the Bars of the States of New Mexico and Colorado, the United States District Courts for the Districts of New Mexico and Colorado, and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. She is a member of the National Association of Women Lawyers and the American Bar Association. She received her J.D. degree from the University of Denver in 1975.
In 1986, Ms. Wilson was recognized with the "Woman of the Year" award from the U.S. Department of Energy, Albuquerque. The Albuquerque YWCA honored her with its "Women on the Move" award in 1987.
Ms. Wilson graduated from Valparaiso University in Indiana with a B.A. in 1972. She resides in Albuquerque and Albo, New Mexico, with her partner of 33 years, Jose A. Mora. Her hobbies include working with the horses at their ranch and conducting genealogy research.
I will meet you there at high noon (1 P.M. EST) on www.kabf.com or 88.3 FM on your radio dial! KABF, "The Voice of the People" heard around the world- you don't want to miss it!
Terence L. Bolden, Host
Mina Collins, Co-Host