Marquez named to board of world Hispanic network

City of Chandler Communications Director Nachie Marquez has been appointed to the board of the International Hispanic Network.

She was recognized and seated during IHN’s International conference in San Antonio, Texas.

During the one-year appointment, Marquez will chair the organization’s Communications Committee and serve with government leaders from across the country.

IHN is the leading support organization for Hispanic local government professionals.

Established by the International City-County Management Association in 1991, IHN provides specialized services and support to Hispanic local government professionals and through them to the broader Hispanic community Marquez was named Chandler’s first communications and public affairs director in September 2000.

She previously was communications director for the city of Tempe for four years starting in 1996.

She oversees the Mayor and City Council Office, Public Information and Video Production offices, Web coordination, publications, graphic design, print, mail and graphics, as well as having the responsibility of enhancing Chandler’s image locally, regionally and nationally.

Her accomplishments include serving as Super Bowl coordinator for Super Bowl XXX, which was played at ASU’s Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, and receiving the 2007 Valle del Sol’s Profile of Success Exemplary Leadership Award.

Marquez is a life member of the ASU Alumni Association, as well as a member of the Public Relations Society of America Phoenix Chapter, the City-County Communications and Marketing Association, and ASU President’s Minority Advisory Council.

She also serves on the National Hispanic American Educational Fund Awards Committee.

She has two sons, Derek and Taylor, with her husband of 27 years, Dr. Juan Marquez.