Larry Compton and his wife Mary have lived on the northwest side of Albuquerque since 1991. He is the Chair of Ward 17C. Larry, a retired librarian, has volunteered for Democratic campaigns, both local and national, for many years. He also brings a lot of experience working as a volunteer in other non-profit organizations and has worked managing finances. He pledges to handle the WSD funds with honesty, integrity, and transparency.