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National Capital Revitalization Corporation Board of Directors Marie Drissel Confirmation Resolution of 2000
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Chairman Linda W. Cropp at the request of the Mayor


To confirm the appointment of Ms. Marie Drissel to the National Capital Revitalization Corporation Board of Directors.

RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this resolution may be cited as the "National Capital Revitalization Corporation Board of Directors Marie Drissel Confirmation resolution of 2000".

Sec. 2. The Council of the District of Columbia confirms the appointment of

Ms. Marie Drissel
2135 Bancroft Place, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
(Ward 1)

as a public citizen member of the National Capital Revitalization Corporation Board of Directors, established by section 4 of the National Capital Revitalization Corporation Act of 1998, effective September 11, 1998 (D.C. Law 12-144; D.C. Code §1-2295.3), for a term to end July 14, 2002.

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.

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2135 Bancroft Place, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20008


High energy, charismatic individual with extensive background in finance, asset marketing, recruitment and budgeting. Able to work on overdrive promoting organizations, people and products. A doer, quick study and team player with 15+ years developing contacts in the media, business and government. *Objective - Management role in start-up/new venture with focus on corporate development, marketing and/or finance issues and activities.


Director, Office of Boards and Commissions - District of Columbia, 1999-2000
Special Appointment by Mayor Anthony Williams

Developed and implemented 1-year turn-around plan for the office. * Successfully completed the appointment of 480 candidates (98% of vacancies) to serve on the 150 mayoral boards and commissions which range in duties from independent regulatory, zoning, licensing, appeals, program management, advisory, institutional governance, planning, advocacy, equity and adjudication.

Treasurer, Anthony Williams for Mayor, 1998 -1999

Founding member of campaign. Successfully secured, managed and reported on $ 1.6 M budget during a six month period; meeting all regulatory filing deadlines; managing campaign expenditures with a $200K surplus.

Consultant, Capitol Inquiry, Inc., 1995 -1996

Specialized in financial fraud investigations, asset searches, background checks, job discrimination complaints, workplace violence and public record searches.

President, Institute for Property Assessment Studies, Inc., 1993 -1998

Founder - organizational focus was to promote fair and accurate property assessments in Washington, D.C. Wrote "The D.C. Assessment Handbook." * Presented educational seminars, prepared research briefs, and advised officials of the City Council, Control Board, and Office of Tax and Revenue on public finance issues. * Successfully appealed assessments on multi-million dollar properties, provided consulting services for/with property owners in the property assessments appeals process.

Financial Institutions Specialist, Dickstein. Shapiro & Morin, 1988 -1991

Responsible for the expansion of the Financial Services practice, recruiting new clients and advising on business opportunities within the Federal Home Loan Bank Board ("FHLBB"). * Prepared the winning RFP to a multi-million dollar competitive bid for legal services support for the FHLBB.

Asset Marketing Specialist, Federal Savings & Loan Insurance Corporation, 1985 -1988

Responsible for control/servicing of performing (not delinquent) assets of all S&L receiverships (from takeover to complete asset liquidation) in the Operations and Liquidation Division. Supervised the takeover of all performing assets, including mortgage portfolios. * Performed due diligence on an $800 M mortgage portfolio and participated in all steps leading to securitization including review of the offering packages. * Supervised the coordination of 52 loan servicing systems in order to prepare monthly financial statements for all receivers. * Prepared and awarded a multi-million dollar RFP for loan servicing system. * Responsible for direct notification of the Presidents of FNMA, FREDDIE MAC, and GNMA of impending takeovers to insure and facilitate smooth operation of the financial mortgage markets. * Developed workout policies for residential properties.

Management Analyst, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 1972-79, 84-85

Served as trouble-shooter to automate the multi-family loan servicing for HUD's $1 Billion loan portfolio. * Performed financial and budget analyses, work measurement studies, inventory control and productivity analysis. * Developed work measurement standards for Section 8 programs.


Chair, D. C. Infrastructure Transition Report, 1999
Member, D. C. Tax Revision Commission, 1996-1998
Advisory Board Member, D. C. Office of Tax and Revenue, 1995-1998
Member, Ataturk Society of America, 1997-2000
Board Member, Washington Humane Society—501(c)(3), 2000-
Board Member, Bell Multicultural Center Career Intern Program—501(c)(3), 2000-


Ph.D. studies - Public Administration & Law, George Washington University, (Completed all course work)
MBA, Finance, The American University
BA, Sociology, University of Maryland


Certificate in Web Design, Computer Institute, February 1998
Courses completed: HTML, PhotoShop, JavaScript, Java Programming CGI, and PERL.

  • Proficient in PC and Macintosh uses: Windows, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Microsoft Professional Office, and Lotus 1-2-3, ClarisWorks.
  • Highly proficient in the use of the Internet.


32 Year Volunteer in Democratic Party Campaigns-National, State and Local
26 Year Activist in grassroots organizations in S.W., S.E., N.W. and N.E. Washington, DC
33 Year Activist in Civil Rights Issues
32 Year Activist in Gay Rights Issues

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