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Alcoholic Beverage Control Board Vera M.R. Abbott Confirmation Resolution of 1999
PR 13-152

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Chairman Linda W. Cropp at the request of the Mayor


To confirm the appointment of Ms. Vera M.R. Abbott to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.

RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this resolution may be cited as the "Alcoholic Beverage Control Board Vera M.R. Abbott Confirmation Resolution of 1999".

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

Ms. Vera M.R. Abbott
102 Brandywine Place. S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20()32
(Ward 8)

as a member of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board. established by section 4(a) of the District of Columbia Alcoholic Beverage Control Act. effective May 24, 1994 (D.C. Law 10-122; D.C. Code §25-104(a), replacing James C. Jefferson. whose term ended October 28, 1995, for a term to end May 7, 1999. and for a full 4-year term to commence thereafter ending, May 7, 2003.

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 have no fiscal impact.

Sec. 5. This resolution shall take effect immediately.

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Home Address:
102 Brandywine Place, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20032
(202) 561-8611

Certified Real Estate Appraiser (CREA)


Nominee worked as a licensed, independent contractor, with the following realtors from the 1960's through approximately 1987:

  • John Pinkard Realty Company
  • S.A. Douglas Realtors, S.A. Douglas, President
  • The Housing Center Realtors – Carlton Jones, President
  • Flora Realty Company — Herman Flora, President
  • D.E.A.R Realty, Inc. — Don John Edwards, President
  • Century 21 Suburban Properties, John Dennis, President

Nominee was certified, real estate appraiser, by the National Institute of Real Estate, Vienna, Virginia (1991), and was a former member of the National Association of Real Estate Appraisers.

Current & Former Community and Civic Activities

  • Volunteer, "Draft Anthony Williams for Mayor" campaign
  • Volunteer, "Anthony Williams for Mayor", campaign
  • Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner (ANC) - 8C06
  • Founder/President, Washington Highlands Chapter #4870 of the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), Inc.
  • Vice President, D.C. State Legislative Committee, American Association Retired Persons (AARP), Inc.
  • D.C. Human Services Advisory Council
  • TCI–D.C. Cablevision Advisory Council
  • Chairperson, Nominating Committee, D.C. Commission for Women
  • Executive Secretary, U-Street Business & Professional Association
  • Chairperson, Constitution & Bylaws Committee, Far-Southwest Citizens for a Better Neighborhood Civic Association
  • Past President, Justice-Unity-Generosity & Service (J.U.G.S.), Inc. (a charitable fund-raising 501c(3) organization
  • Secretary, Black Women's Agenda of D.C.
  • Commissioner, D.C. Human Rights Commission
  • Commissioner, D.C. Domestic Partnership Commission
  • Other activities will be provided upon request.

References & Recommendations

Letters of recommendation and references shall be provided, upon request.

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