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File #: 180021    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 1/25/2018 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 1/25/2018
Title: Recognizing and Honoring Lynette Brown-Sow on the occasion of her retirement for her committed service to Community College of Philadelphia and for her many accomplishments that have benefitted the City of Philadelphia.
Sponsors: Councilmember Blackwell, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Taubenberger, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Reynolds Brown, Councilmember Oh, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Bass, Councilmember Greenlee, Council President Clarke, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember O'Neill, Councilmember Jones
Attachments: 1. Signature18002100.pdf
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Recognizing and Honoring Lynette Brown-Sow on the occasion of her retirement for her committed service to Community College of Philadelphia and for her many accomplishments that have benefitted the City of Philadelphia.

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WHEREAS, Lynette Brown-Sow graduated from West Philadelphia High School in 1968. She received a Bachelor of Science in Administration from Antioch University in 1979 and a M.S.S. in Policy, Planning and Development from Bryn Mawr College in 1981; and

WHEREAS, In 1980, she founded L.M. Brown Management Group, a certified minority/female-owned consulting firm that provides professional services to corporations, non-profits, and governmental entities; and

WHEREAS, Her expertise in organizational development, board governance, marketing and crisis communications has made her a highly-sought after board member. She currently serves on the boards of numerous organizations including the Philadelphia Tribune Co. Inc.; Hahnemann University Hospital; NHS Enterprises, Inc.; and The Board of City Trusts of where she serves Girard College via her committee assignment. She is a member of the Forum of Executive Women and convener of the Forum for a Better Pennsylvania; and

WHEREAS, She served as Chair of the Board of Directors of The Consortium, a behavioral health-care organization that pioneered the strategy of balancing the input of community leaders and medical experts. In 2007, the Consortium named its newest service center the Lynette M. Brown Center of Hope; and

WHEREAS, Brown-Sow has served Community College of Philadelphia as a consultant, program director and as Vice President of Marketing and Government Relations, for more than 25 years. As a member of the President's Cabinet at the College, Brown-Sow oversaw advertising, public relations, creative services, publications, special events, and government and community relations for the College; and

WHEREAS, She developed and strengthened partnerships nationally and...

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