Pete Dinelli was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Pete has a 40 year history of community involvement and service as an elected and appointed official and as a practicing attorney in Albuquerque. Pete and his wife Betty Case Dinelli have been married since 1984 and they have two adult sons, Mark, who is an attorney and George, who is an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Pete has been a licensed New Mexico attorney since 1978 and he has over 27 years of municipal and state government service. Pete’s service to Albuquerque has been extensive. He has been an elected Albuquerque City Councilor and has served as a Worker’s Compensation Judge. Pete has been a prosecutor for 15 years and has served as Bernalillo County Chief Deputy District Attorney, as an Assistant Attorney General and Assistant District Attorney and as a Deputy City Attorney. For eight years, Pete was employed with the City of Albuquerque both as a Deputy City Attorney and Chief Public Safety Officer overseeing the city departments of police, fire, 911 emergency call centers and the city’s emergency operations center. Pete’s community involvement includes being a past President of the Albuquerque Kiwanis Club and past President of the Our Lady of Fatima School Board.