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of Zoning Adjustment Betty King Confirmation Resolution of 1997
Acting Chairperson Linda W. Cropp at the request of the Mayor
A PROPOSED RESOLUTION IN THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
To confirm the appointment of Ms. Betty King to the Board of Zoning Adjustment.
RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this resolution may be cited as the "Board of Zoning Adjustment Betty King Confirmation Resolution of 1997".
Sec. 2. The Council of the District of Columbia confirms the appointment of:
Ms. Betty King
2820 34th Place, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20007
as a member of the Board of Zoning Adjustment, established by section 8 of An Act providing for the zoning of the District of Columbia and the regulation of the location, height, bulk, and uses of buildings and other structures and of the uses of land in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes, approved June 20, 1938 (52 Stat. 799; D.C. Code § 50424), replacing Angel F. Clarens, whose term ended September 30, 1996, for a term to end September 30, 1999.
Sec. 3. The Council of the District of Columbia shall transmit a copy of this resolution, upon its adoption, each to the nominee and to the Office of the Mayor.
Sec. 4. This resolution shall take effect immediately.
2820 34th Place, N.W
Washington, DC 20007
April 1995 - January 1997
GOVERNMENT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Deputy Chief of Staff for the Mayor and Director of the Mayor's Office of the Ombudsman
January 1979 - January 1990
GOVERNMENT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Special Assistant to the Mayor for Boards and Commissions
MARION BARRY FOR MAYOR COMMITTEE Washington, DC
Fund-raiser and political organizer
June 1975 - December 1977
CONSULTANT to political and women's organizations
January 1974 - March 1975
D.C. BICENTENNIAL COMMISSION
Program Officer for State and International Programs
February 1973 - January 1974
NATIONAL WOMEN'S POLITICAL CAUCUS, Washington, DC
Consultant on fund-raising and management
McGOVERN FOR PRESIDENT CAMPAIGN, Washington, DC: Administrative Assistant
July 1967 - December 1971
CONTINENTAL ORE, LTD. and INTERNATIONAL GEMS, LTD., Dar es Salaam,
Tanzania, East Africa: Managing Director
June 1963 - June 1967
MOZAMBIQUE INSTITUTE, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa: Executive Director
June 1962 - May 1963
AFRICAN-AMERICAN INSTITUTE, New York, New York
Program Officer for Training Programs
Various jobs in the theatre in New York City and environs
ACTIVITIES DURING RETIREMENT (1990-5):
Co-author of Descendants of Thomas White, Sudbury, Massachusetts, Volume 11, a family history, published by Gateway Press in 1992; Editor of EWK-WGK Travels; work in progress, an untitled cookbook.
BROADCASTER for Metropolitan Washington Ear radio station for the blind and READER for the Braille Institute in Rancho Mirage, CA, taping text books for students
POLITICS, 1994: Chairperson of John Ray for Mayor campaign and Deputy Staff Director for Mayor Barry's Transition.
VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES: (selective list)
AMERICAN FARMLAND TRUST, 1997 -- Assisting in the establishment of a producer only Farmers' Market in the District at Dupont Circle.
METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON EAR, 1997 -- recording for the blind.
FUND-RAISING CONSULTANT to charitable and civic organizations, 1973-present
AMERICANS FOR DEMOCRATIC ACTION, 1976-1995 -- member of National Board and Co-Chair of Political Committee and Commission on Politics and Government
D.C. DEMOCRATIC PARTY, 1976-present -- At-large member of Ward 3 Committee. Formerly: elected Ward 3 representative to State Committee, member of Executive Committee and Chair of Affirmative Action Committee.
NATIONAL WOMEN'S POLITICAL CAUCUS, 1973-1990-member. Former National Treasurer; Vice Chairperson and Newsletter Editor for D.C. Women's Political Caucus
WASHINGTON CHILD DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL, 1980-1981 -- Board member
1978 DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONFERENCE -- delegate and co-chairperson of D.C. delegation
D.C. COALITION FOR WOMEN'S APPOINTMENTS, 1977-1978 -- founder and first chairperson
NATIONAL WOMEN'S EDUCATION FUND, 1974-1977 -- member of Board of Directors and Treasurer
Master's School, Dobbs Ferry, NY, graduated 1950
Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, 1950-1951
Finch College, New York, NY, ASA degree with honors, 1953
Université de Poitiers and ADIF, France, French language studies, 1971
Date of Birth: 9 June 1932
Social Security Number: [deleted from online version]
References available on request
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