On Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 2 pm, award winning author & historian Don Bullis will speak on significant personalities in Albuquerque history. Come hear about numerous historical figures and personalities in Albuquerque going back over the last 150 plus years. This includes artists, athletes, physicians, explorers, educators, journalists, writers, politicians and more. Bring a name and ask our speaker to describe that person.
Don Bullis graduated from Eastern New Mexico University in 1970 with a bachelor’s degree in American History and American Literature. Bullis began a law enforcement career in 1982 that included stints as deputy sheriff/criminal investigator, town marshal, Commissioner on the Governor’s Organized Crime Prevention Commission and criminal intelligence operational supervisor for the New Mexico Department of Public Safety. He retired in 2002.
After retirement, Bullis returned to newspaper work as a columnist, book reviewer and political correspondent for the Rio Rancho Observer. His columns are in the New Mexico Stockman. He is the author of nine non-fiction books and two novels.
Bullis is Past Sheriff of the Albuquerque Corral of Westerners International. He is a member of the Sandoval County Historical Society, Western Writers of America, the Western History Association, National Association for Outlaw and Lawman History, Southwest Writers, The New Mexico Book Co-op, and the ENMU Alumni Association. Bullis lives in Rio Rancho, New Mexico with his wife, Gloria.