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Goodyear Mayor wins Civic Leader Award

Post Date:06/12/2018 8:57 AM

Goodyear, Ariz. (June 12, 2018) – Leadership West announced Mayor Georgia Lord as the Civic Leader of the Year during its annual awards banquet on Friday, June 8.

“The nomination for the civic leader of the year award was a tremendous honor in itself,” said Mayor Georgia Lord. “There are countless leaders contributing their time and efforts to the region - I was certainly surprised and I continue to be grateful for this recognition!”

Mayor Lord’s participation in many organizations is one reason for her win. Her active involvement includes participation in the MAG Regional Council and Transportation Policy Committee, WESTMARC Executive Board and Board of Directors, and the League of Arizona Cities and Towns Executive Committee and Policy committees.

“We are proud to announce Mayor Lord as the Leadership West Civic Leader of the Year,” said Executive Director Michelle Hess. “Each year Leadership West looks for candidates who are making a difference in the West Valley. Mayor Georgia Lord is known as a convener of the West Valley cities. She collaborates with fellow leaders from all sectors to discover best practices, solve, and strategize on issues affecting the region. Mayor Lord continues to be a positive voice for the West Valley in her various roles.” 

Since its inception in 1993, Leadership West, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, has provided broad-based community education and access to key decision-makers to leaders in virtually every aspect of the region. The alumni are actively and effectively impacting the future of the West Valley. They are mayors and council members; school board members and educators; real estate developers; medical providers; small business owners and representatives of corporate giants; grass roots activists; media executives; non-profit directors; municipal employees; artists and architects and more. Every aspect of the region is represented.