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|Chairman 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. Theresa Nelson Travis to the District of Columbia Taxicab Commission.
RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this resolution may be cited as the "District of Columbia Taxicab Commission Theresa Nelson Travis Confirmation Resolution of 1998".
Sec. 2. The Council of the District of Columbia confirms the appointment of:
Ms. Theresa Nelson Travis
as a public member of the District of Columbia Taxicab Commission, established by section 5 of the District of Columbia Taxicab Commission Establishment Act of 1985, effective March 25, 1986 (D.C. Law 6-97; D.C. Code §40-1704), replacing Judith A. Burrell, whose term will end May 4, 2001.
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.
Name : Theresa Nelson Travis
Work: Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind
Education: Rehabilitation Training at CLB and Medical Transcription
Training at Temple Business School,
August 1967 to Present: Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind
1966 to 1967: In training at CLB and Temple Business School
1963 to 1966; At home with growing family
1962 to 1963: Key Punch Operator, CIA
1958 to 1962: Pre-school Teacher and Recreation Leader, DC Recreation Department
1955 to 1958: Military Wife/Housewife
1954 to 1955 : Key Punch Operator and "classified employee, " Navy Department
1949 to 1954: Temporary positions with other government agencies, including Veterans Administration, Census Bureau and the Treasury Department in the categories of key punch operator, verifier and proofreader
Mayor's Andrew Wood Memorial Award, 1986
Name: Mrs. Theresa N. Travis
Employed by Columbia for the Blind since 1967
Education: BS Special Education D.C. Teachers College May 1977;
Course Certificates: Supervision and Leadership, Human Relations, George Washington University; Supervision and Financial Overview, Maryland University
other courses: Classes in supervision and organizational skill taken in management services at Support Center of Washington, D.C. (national management assistance organization)
Awards: 1985 Mayor's Andrew Wood Award for Significant contribution to Citizens with Disabilities from DC; 1985 Volunteer Services for Special Population Award from Maryland- National Capital Park and Planning Board; 1989 Selected for honored membership in "Who's Who" in U.S Executives; 1992 Government of DC Rehabilitation Services Administration certificate Of recognition of exemplary assistance and cooperation given in support of the Administration's management
Experience (all with the Lighthouse for the Blind).
Affiliations: Mayor's Committee on Persons with Disabilities
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