Wednesday, January 30, 2013

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ATLANTA CITY Council Member Felicia moore ELECTED TO NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES BOARD OF DIRECTORS

ATLANTA – The National League of Cities (NLC) membership named Atlanta City Council Member Felicia Moore to the organization’s board of directors.  The election came at NLC’s Annual Business Meeting which took place in Boston, MA on December 1. 

Moore will serve a two year term beginning immediately. She will work with the officers in shaping NLC’s priorities and directing the organization’s advocacy, research and membership activities for the coming year. 

Moore is currently serving her fourth term on the Atlanta City Council, being first elected in 1997.  Presently, she is the chair of the Finance/Executive Committee and serves on the Committee on Council and Transportation Committee.

An active member of NLC, Moore is the past president of the National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (NBC-LEO), a constituency group of NLC, and a past chair and member of the NBC-LEO Foundation.  She recently received the Diamond Ambassador Certificate Award from the Leadership Training Institute.

Among Moore’s recent recognitions, she has been listed in “Who’s Who in Black Atlanta,” “Outstanding Young Women in America,” and “The Women Looking Ahead 100 List.”  The Atlanta Business League has recognized her as one of “Atlanta’s Top 100 Women of Influence.”

The National League of Cities is dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities. NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and villages, representing more than 218 million Americans.