Cielo Vista Neighborhood Association

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General Information

Cielo Vista Neighborhood Association Mission

Leadership Advocacy; to build resources and community relationships which will enhance quality of life through neighborhood improvements with long-term sustainability.

Organizational Purpose

The purpose of our neighborhood association is to enhance the Association’s area to promote a better neighborhood and community through group action, so that the quality of life in the area shall be in keeping with the social, environmental, cultural, and historic needs and interests of the residents and members.

Membership Meetings

CVNA meetings are held every 2nd Thursday of the month at 6 pm in the WH Burges high school library at 7800 Edgemere Blvd.  The scheduled meetings for 2019 will be on January 10th, February 7th, March 7th, April 11th, May 9th,  June 13th, July 11th, August 8th, September 12th, October 10th, November 7th,  Christmas Party in lieu of December meeting.


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Association Boundaries



A new neighborhood Association, Valley View/Crest Hill, has formed within the original boundaries of the CVNA.  Click on the boundary map below to view.  Valley View boundaries overlap with CVNA’s original boundaries:

  • South – Interstate 10
  • East – McRae Blvd
  • North – Fort Bliss, EP International Airport, Montana
  • West – Geronimo


Board Members


Mike Adjemian, President

Michael Adjemian born in Reno, Nevada. Now calls El Paso home. He has over 30 years of extensive knowledge and understanding of manufacturing facilities throughout Mexico as well as the Southwestern U.S. He attended U.T.E.P. as well as U.A.CH in Chihuahua City, majoring in Marketing.


He is actively involved in his community. He has held the position of Neighborhood Watch Block Captain for over 7 years. He has been an active, member of the El Paso Police Department’s Pebble Hills Regional Command Center’s Citizens Advisory Board for 5 years. He participates and contributes to other non-profit organizations, such as the Special Olympics past assistant golf coach, annual participant in the Making Strides of El Paso against Breast Cancer annual walks to include March of Dimes walk as well.


Michael is always pro - actively looking for ideas and suggestions to improve the quality of life for his neighbors, community and his family. Michael’s qualities include a high level of enthusiasm and initiative.


Michael is married to his wife Bertha of 33 years; they have 1 daughter Michelle, who has attended Bonham, MacArthur, and Graduating from Burges in 2002. They have been residents of this community for over 25 years.


Elected as a Neighborhood Coalition Eastside Representative, responsible for 10 Neighborhood Associations spanning the Eastside of El Paso. this 2-year term ends on October 2018.


Selected in the summer of 2017 by the City’s Neighborhood Services Division, to participate in a Neighborhood Association support task force consisting of 8 members to work closely with the new emerging Neighborhood Associations, along with the at risk of dissolution Neighborhood Associations.


Bertha Adjemain, 1st Vice-President

I am a native El Pasoan, a graduate of Jefferson High School. I have worked in women’s apparel retail as a store manager for over 40 years. Recently retired, stay at home mother and wife, my husband and I recently celebrated our 36 wedding anniversary this year, 2017. I enjoy serving my community thru the Cielo Vista Neighborhood Association.

Armando Medina, 2nd Vice-President

Armando Medina, born in  South side El Paso, raised near/attended Jefferson H.S., Enlisted in the U.S. Navy (Submarine force), Retired 21yrs. Later.

Attended/Graduated from Police Academy (Kitsap/King county Wa.), Serve 5yrs. security officer at Ft. Bliss (Supervisor), Certified/worked as CNA 7yrs while attending Nursing School(3 yrs), completed requirements for Bachelors degree in BA in Management, re-certified in Education/Special Education Teacher (Burges H.S.),Retired with 12yrs credit.

Businessman (Own/manage 4 Apartments), Membership chair for Jefferson's Alumni, Committee member for Jefferson "Back to the Mardi Gras", committee member of Civilian Advisory Board for PH PD., and now 1st vice president of the Cielo Vista Neighborhood  Association, completely retired but active!


Grace Ochoa, 3rd Vice-President 

Grace Ochoa was born and raised in El Paso, is a proud graduate of Bel Air High School and The University of Texas at El Paso with a Bachelor Degree in Education with a Kindergarten Endorsement and with a Bilingual Certification. She was a Pre-K teacher for Yselta Independent School District for 30 years, Teacher of the Year at the Ysleta Pre-K Center in 1994-95, Teacher of the Day for the El Paso Times on March 27, 1999. Grace retired from YISD in May 2015 and is currently working as a substitute teacher for the district. She is also member of the 2018-19 Superintendent’s Parental Advisory Council for YISD. Grace is known to be enthusiastic, hardworking, and a positive person.

Grace is married to her husband, Marcos Ochoa, of 20 years; they are proud parents to their daughter, Ruby Ochoa, who is a student at Eastwood High School. Grace and her family are active parishioners of St. Pius Catholic Church. They have been a resident of this community for over 25 years. Grace enjoys family functions, traveling in their RV, gardening, working on Word Search books, attending concerts, and being a chauffeur for her daughter and friends. She enjoys being a wife, mother, daughter, sister, auntie, and a friend.

She looks forward to serving the community thru the Cielo Vista Neighborhood Association.


Virginia Abilez, Parliamentarian

Born in El Paso, grew up in El Barrio del DIABLO, between the Dudley baseball field and the Isla De Cordova. Attended Zavala School, Graduated from Jefferson High School. I attended International Business School and graduated from UTEP with a degree in Education. I started working for the Bracero Program. After 2 years transferred to White Sands Missile Range then five years later transferred to the Ft. Bliss High Altitude Dept.  Following 15 years of service I quit to stay home with my kids.  I was a volunteer for the PTA, the Boys Scouts and Girl Scouts, after ten years I went back to work at William Beaumont Army Hospital (Blood Bank) then 2 years later transferred to the Air Defense School where I retired after 15 years of service as a military instructor.  After retirement I volunteered for CASA, church, PTA and the Wendy Davis Campaign.  I am now a proud volunteer for the Cielo Vista Neighborhood Association. 


Rudy Macias, Treasurer    (Bio Pending)




                                                                   CVNA Officers

From left, Armando Renteria Webmaster, Armando Medina 2nd Vice-President, Terry Flickinger Secretary, Mike Adjemian President, Bertha Adjemian 1st Vice-President, Virginia Abilez Parliamentarian,  Estela Provencio Treasurer, Grace Ochoa 3rd Vice-President (not pictured)  and Genevieve Harkins Backup Secretary (not pictured).


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El Paso, Texas 79925
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8401 Gateway Blvd. West