Loree Jones, Managing Director, City of Philadelphia
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Local Address: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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Washington Linkage Group - Your Link to the Halls of Power
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Former Managing Director of The City of Philadelphia, Loree Jones quoted by the Philadelphia Inquirer
Achieve Ability
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Loree Jones, President and CEO
Loree Jones is the new President and CEO of AchieveAbility.
Most recently, Loree was the Managing Director for the City of Philadelphia.Prior to her position as Managing Director, she served as Secretary of External Affairs for the City of Philadelphia and was responsible for the City's governmental relations and legislative affairs.As First Deputy Managing Director for the City, Loree served the citizens of Philadelphia by supporting initiatives to improve the delivery of social services and city services and coordinating interagency operations and special projects.She is most proud of her leadership role in executing "Project Brotherly Love," the City's Hurricane Katrina relief effort.
Prior to her recent positions, Loree served as Executive Director of the African Studies Association, a non-profit organization that is the largest scholarly association for the study of Africa in the world.She was the first person of African descent to hold this position.Loree has served as an African studies instructor in the Department of Sociology at Rider University and a teaching assistant in the History Department at Princeton University.
Loree has served on the Board of Directors of Project H.O.M.E..She currently serves on the Police Athletic League (PAL) board and the Philadelphia Workforce Investment Board.She is an advisory board member and former co-president of Operation Understanding, a non-profit organization that fosters cross-cultural understanding through a leadership-training program for high school students.She is a founding board member of the Urban Education Fund.Loree is a member of the Urban League of Philadelphia, the National Alumnae Association of Spelman College, the Philadelphia High School for Girls Alumnae Association, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
She was elected to the Executive Committee of the Council of Administrative Officers of the American Council of Learned Societies, a consortium of academic membership organizations representing over 100,000 members, and Nomination Committee of the National Humanities Alliance.She has served on the Board of Directors of both the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Councils on Compulsive Gambling.She was a faculty advisor for the Douglass College Model United Nations and a fellow for Princeton University's Mathey College Fellows Program.In 1998, she was elected Democratic Committee Person in Philadelphia's 8th Ward, 13th Division.
Loree holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Spelman College, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude, and a Master of Arts degree in History from Princeton University.She studied in Dakar, Senegal while in college and later conducted graduate research in Senegal at Cheikh Anta Diop Université in Dakar, where she worked in French and Wolof.While studying in Senegal, Loree volunteered at Africare, an international non-governmental agency that provides development assistance to Africa.
She is the recipient of the Urban League of Philadelphia's 2003 Whitney M. Young, Jr.Young Leader Award and is identified as one of "10 People Under 40 to Watch in 2006" by the Philadelphia Tribune Magazine.In 2006, Woodrock, Inc. honored Loree for her commitment to diversity and cross-cultural understanding.She was selected to participate in the British American Project.She recently returned from an Eisenhower Fellowship in South Africa, where she studied how South African municipalities provide social services.
PCPC Commission Members
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Lynette M. Brown-Sow | Patrick J. Eiding | Vincent Jannetti | Loree D. Jones | Gloria Levin | Marcia Moore Makadon,   Acting Chairperson | Stephanie W. Naidoff
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Loree D. JonesManaging Director, City of Philadelphia.
Appointed Managing Director of the City of Philadelphia in June 2007, Ms. Jones is responsible for managing and directing all operations for the City of Philadelphia and providing oversight to approximately 20,000 employees in 16 operating departments and offices.Prior to her position as Managing Director, she served as Secretary of External Affairs for the City of Philadelphia and was responsible for the City's governmental relations and legislative affairs.In her prior position, First Deputy Managing Director for the City, Ms. Jones served the citizens of Philadelphia by supporting initiatives to improve the delivery of social services and city services and coordinating interagency operations and special projects.She is most proud of her leadership role in executing ÒProject Brotherly Love,Ó the City's Hurricane Katrina relief effort.
Prior to her recent positions, Ms. Jones served as Executive Director of the African Studies Association, a non-profit organization that is the largest scholarly association for the study of Africa in the world.She was the first person of African descent to hold this position.Ms. Jones has served as an African studies instructor in the Department of Sociology at Rider University and a teaching assistant in the History Department at Princeton University.
Ms. Jones serves on the Board of Directors of Project H.O.M.E. and the Philadelphia Workforce Investment Board.She is a board member and former co-president of Operation Understanding, a non-profit organization that fosters cross-cultural understanding through a leadership-training program for high school students.She is a founding board member of the Urban Education Fund.Ms. Jones is a member of the Urban League of Philadelphia, the National Alumnae Association of Spelman College, the Philadelphia High School for Girls Alumnae Association, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Ms. Jones was elected to the Executive Committee of the Council of Administrative Officers of the American Council of Learned Societies, a consortium of academic membership organizations representing over 100,000 members, and Nomination Committee of the National Humanities Alliance.She has served on the Board of Directors of both the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Councils on Compulsive Gambling.She was a faculty advisor for the Douglass College Model United Nations and a fellow for Princeton University's Mathey College Fellows Program.In 1998, she was elected Democratic Committee Person in Philadelphia's 8th Ward, 13th Division.
Ms. Jones holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Spelman College, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude, and a Master of Arts degree in History from Princeton University.She studied in Dakar, Senegal while in college and later conducted graduate research in Senegal at Cheikh Anta Diop UniversitŽ in Dakar, where she worked in French and Wolof.While studying in Senegal, Ms. Jones volunteered at Africare, an international non-governmental agency that provides development assistance to Africa.
Ms. Jones is the recipient of the Urban League of Philadelphia's 2003 Whitney M. Young, Jr.
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In 2006, Woodrock, Inc. honored Ms. Jones for her commitment to diversity and cross-cultural understanding.She was selected to participate in the British American Project.She recently returned from an Eisenhower Fellowship in South Africa, where she studied how South African municipalities provide social services.
Loree D. Jones : Comcast Voices | The Official Comcast Blog
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Loree D. Jones
Loree D. Jones is Co-Executive Director of City Year Greater Philadelphia, a non-profit organization that unites young people for a year of full time service providing them with skills and opportunities to change the world. From 2002 to 2008, she served as Managing Director, Secretary of External Affairs and First Deputy Managing Director of the City of Philadelphia. As Managing Director, she served as Philadelphia's chief operating officer with oversight of more than 15 departments and offices, nearly 20,000 employees, and a budget of $3.2 billion. Loree served as Executive Director of the African Studies Association, the largest scholarly association for the study of Africa in the world.
Loree serves on the Board of Project H.O.M.E., the Committee of Seventy and Health Partners. She is a member of the Urban League and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Loree traveled to South Africa in 2007, on an Eisenhower Fellowship. She was the recipient of the Urban League's Young Leader Award and was identified as one of "10 People Under 40 to Watch" by the Philadelphia Tribune. She was identified as a Connector and Emerging Connector by Leadership Philadelphia.
Jones holds a B.A. from Spelman College and an M.A. from Princeton University.
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Urban League of Philadelphia
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Loree Jones has just assumed the position of Executive Director for the Manayunk Business District. Loree formerly served as the Managing Director and Secretary of External Affairs for the City of Philadelphia. Loree is active in the National Alumnae Association of Spelman College, the Urban Education Fund and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. As a result of her achievements, she was awarded the Urban League's Whitney M. Young Jr. Young leader Award in 2003. She is a graduate of Spelman College and Princeton University.
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