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|Chairman Linda W. Cropp
A PROPOSED RESOLUTION IN THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
To appoint Lloyd D. Smith as an alternate member of the Board of Directors of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.
RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this resolution may be cited as the "Board of Directors of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Alternate Member Lloyd D. Smith Appointment Resolution of 1998".
Sec. 2. The Council of the District of Columbia appoints:
Lloyd D. Smith
as an alternate member of the Board of Directors of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, in accordance with section 5(a) of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Compact, approved November 6, 1966 (80 Stat. 1324, D.C. Code §1-2431).
Sec. 3. The Council of the District of Columbia shall transmit a copy of this resolution, upon its adoption, each to the nominee, to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, and to the Mayor of the District of Columbia.
Sec. 4. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon the first date of publication in either the District of Columbia Register.
Mr. Lloyd D Smith, President and CEO of the Marshall Heights Community Development Organization, Inc., has enjoyed both national and international recognition for his accomplishments in the community and economic development arena.
After taking an early retirement with 27 years of Federal and District Government service, Lloyd joined the Marshall Heights Community Development Organization, Inc., [MHCDO} as the Executive Director in September 1980. Under his leadership, MHCDO has experienced phenomenal growth growing from a staff size of 4 to 64, and an annual budget of $115,000 to more than $5.1 million. He has enjoyed both national and international recognition for his accomplishments in the community and economic development arena In addition to his role as President and CEO of MHCDO, he served as a member of the D.C. Zoning Commission from 1988 to }993 and Board of Directors for the Strategies Committee to Reduce Chronic Poverty until October 1995. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Community Partnership for the Prevention of Homelessness; the D.C. Building Industry Association; Chair of the Board of Directors, Community First Bank N.A. [in organization], and the C.O G. Growth Policy Committee, the Mayor's Health Policy Council. Prior to his retirement from the District of Columbia Government in 1980, Mr. Smith served as the Deputy Director for the Community Services Division; Deputy Director for the Plan Development Division, Office of Planning and Development, and as the Community Liaison Officer, Office of the Assistant City Administrator for Budget and Resource Development.
Mr. Smith is recognized as a leader in community and economic development throughout the Washington metropolitan area, other parts of the country and around the world, and has received development teams and visitors from England, France, Japan, Korea, Ecuador, South Africa, Zambia, Brazil, the Philippines, Ukraine, Khazakstan, Russia, colleges and universities, and the U.S. Department of State's Senior Services Academy. Mr. Smith presented a paper entitled The Business of Development: A Close Up Look at Community Building in Washington, D. C. at the Johns Hopkins University, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies on March 9, 1993. Mr. Smith has won numerous awards. To add to these, in February 1993, Mr. Smith received the "Local Minority Business Advocate Award" at the 8th Annual Salute to Blacks in Business Conference sponsored by the Howard University School of Business. Mr. Smith was a panelist at the Tufts University, New England Institute for Non-profit Organizations' 10th Anniversary Conference, NCCED; National Center for Lead-Safe Housing, Family impact Seminar, speaker for the National Neighborhood Coalition, North Carolina Association of Community Development Organizations; and others. He was the recipient of the 1994 Community Leadership Award, presented at the National Community Service Conference by the Points of Light Foundation; a guest lecturer of the Urban Public Policy Course, The George Washington University, 1995 and 1997 and recipient of the 1994 Community Service Award from the D.C. Building industry Association, of which he is a Director. Featured in the "Across the River", a documentary by Hedrick Smith, 1995. He also presently serves as Chairman of the Community First Bank, N.A. [in organization].
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