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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 reappointment of Mr. Lynn E. Cunningham to the District of Columbia Housing Authority Board of Commissioners.

RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this resolution may be cited as the "District of Columbia Housing Authority Board of Commissioners Lynn E. Cunningham Confirmation Resolution of 2002".

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

Mr. Lynn E. Cunningham
3403 Ordway Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20016
(Ward 3)

as a public member of the District of Columbia Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, established by section 12 of the District of Columbia Housing Authority Act of 1999, effective May 9, 2000 (D.C. Act 13-254; 47 DCR 1325), for a term to end July 12, 2002, and reappointed for a full 3year term to commence thereafter, ending July 12, 2005.

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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RESUME

LYNN CUNNINGHAM
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF CLINICAL LAW

Home:
3403 Ordway Street, NW
Washington, DC 20016
202-686-0712
The George Washington University Law School
Jacob Burns Community Legal Clinics
2000 G Street, N.W. Suite 200
Washington, D.C, 20052
202-994-7659

HIGHLIGHTS OF LEGAL EXPERIENCE

2/1/95 To Present: Terris Pravlik &Wager
Of Counsel
1121 12th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
8/77 to 2/95 Neighborhood Legal Services
Washington D.C.
Managing attorney and housing law Specialist, Law Reform Unit.
5/75 to 6/77 Florence Wagman Roisman, Esq.
Washington, D.C.
Associate attorney handling housing litigation for low income clients.
9/72 to 1/74 Lovejoy, Wasson, Lundgren & Ashton
New York, New York
Law Associate in Corporate Litigation.

HIGHLIGHTS OF COMMUNITY EXPERIENCE

3/87 to Present St. Margaret's Episcopal Church
Member of Adjunct Clergy
8/97 to Present D.C. Consortium of Legal Services Providers
Co-Chair
5/92 to 2/1/93 Legal Resource Center for Non-Profit Housing Development
Member of Board of Directors
5/89 to 1992 Church's Conference on Shelter And Housing
Member of Board of Directors
9/86 to 9/87 Mayor's Blue Ribbon Commission On Public Housing, D.C.
Member of Commission
1/80 to 12/80 Rent Control Steering Committee/Housing Action Council of D.C.
Advisor to tenant organizations on rent control and other tenant professionals
1/75 to 4/75 Emergency Interfaith Housing Committee
Coordinator of a major interdenominational group to involve New York City churches and synagogues in housing issues of low income persons

EDUCATION

1972 Columbia Law School, N.Y., N.Y., J.D.
1969 Union Theological Seminary, N.Y., N.Y., B.D.
1966 Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., A.B.
1964-65 Cambridge University, England.
Studies in history.

BAR MEMBERSHIPS

State:

New York, admitted 10/73
District of Columbia, admitted 12/75

Federal District Courts:

Southern District of New York
Eastern District of New York
District of Columbia

United States Circuit Courts of Appeals:

District of Columbia Circuit
Second Circuit

United States Supreme Covet

BAR AND RELATED ACTIVITIES:

D.C. Bar Section 6 (D.C Affairs). Steering Committee, 1992 to present. Co-Chair, 1993-95.

D.C Bar Division 15 (Real Estate). Steering Committee, 1980:83.

American Civil Liberties Union, National Church-State Relations Committee, 1972-74.

Conducted Continuing Legal Education training for D.C. Bar members in law, annually, 1977 to 1995.

LEGAL PUBLICATIONS:

"HUD Utility Allowance Program Spawns Major Disputes."
Clearinghouse Review, October, 1985. (co-author).

"Part H and EPSDT: Helping At-Risk Infants and Toddlers."
Clearinghouse Review, May, 1993. (co-author)

"Receivership as a Remedy for Poor Agency Performance."
Clearinghouse Review, March, 1996. (co-author).

"Washington, D.C's Successful Public Housing Receivership",
Journal of Affordable Housing, Winter, 1999.

Neighborhood Legal Services Program Landlord and Tenant Manual.
(500 pages) Managing editor, compiler, and contributing author. 1992.

AWARDS & HONORS:

Stuart Stiller Award
Jerrold Scout Prize, 1994

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