Signe I. Lindell
District 1 Councilor
[bot protected email address]
200 Lincoln Ave
P.O. Box 909
Santa Fe, NM 87504
Ph: (505) 955-6812
Fax: (505) 955-6683
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Councilor Signe I. Lindell was elected to the Governing Body in 2014. She is serving her first year term representing District 1.
- Finance Committee
- Public Works/CIP & Land Use Committee
- City Business and Quality of Life Committee - Chair
- SFMPO Transportation Policy Board
- Solid Waste Management Joint Powers Board
Education and Experience
Councilor Lindell was born and raised on a dairy farm in Great Valley, New York but has been in Santa Fe since 1984. While she was not born in Santa Fe she says she got her as soon as she could! Although this is Councilor Lindell’s first term on the City Council she is not new to City Hall. She has volunteered with the City for over 10 years by serving on the previously known Ethics and Rules Committee, and also on the Planning Commission for the past 7.5 years.
Councilor Lindell was the first person in her family to attend college and earned her bachelor’s degree from Salem College in West Virgina. After that she went on to achieve her master’s degree and Doctorate of Education from West Virginia University. Councilor Lindell has worked in a variety of industries before retiring. She was a professor at Kent State University, and owner of a local small business “Signs Now” sign shop in Albuquerque. Councilor Lindell also spent five years working for Homewise Inc., a nonprofit real estate organization in Santa Fe which has helped her develop a deep understanding of the community.
Councilor Lindell has been with her partner Maria Sanchez for 17 years.