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|Chairman Linda W. Cropp at the request of the
A PROPOSED RESOLUTION IN THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
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
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
Director, Office of Boards and Commissions - District of Columbia,
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
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
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
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 Society501(c)(3), 2000-
Board Member, Bell Multicultural Center Career Intern Program501(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
- 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.
SUMMARY OF POLITICAL AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
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