President, Grady Health Foundation
Contributing Founder, No Labels
Working Group Session Leader
Lisa is a friend to me personally, and an important leader in and for Greater Atlanta and the Southern region of the United States. Lisa is a recognized nationally (and a nice person), and we are honored to her with us.
Lisa Michelle Borders served as president of the Atlanta City Council of Atlanta, Georgia from 2004 to 2010, having been elected at-large in an August 10, 2004 special election, her first run for public office. Her duties included presiding over and maintaining relationships with the city government’s. Borders is currently President of the Henry W. Grady Health System Foundation.
The Grady Health Foundation is the fundraising arm of Grady Health System, Georgia’s largest public hospital and metro-Atlanta’s premier Level I Trauma Center. As President, Lisa is leading the Greater Grady Capital Campaign – a 5 year, $325M effort – and guiding the system’s fund-raising efforts during the most important period of Grady’s history.
Formerly, Lisa Borders served as President of the City Council and Vice Mayor of Atlanta. She was elected citywide in a special election in August 2004 and re-elected by an overwhelming margin in 2005′s normal citywide election cycle, serving through January, 2010. Her duties included presiding over Council meetings, appointing committee chairs and participants for Council and maintaining relationships with the Executive branch of government. Her community initiatives included increasing the availability of affordable housing, uncovering transportation solutions to address our region’s traffic challenges and promoting neighborhood safety and preservation. She also served as Co-Chair of the Transition Team for Atlanta Mayor M. Kasim Reed.
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