Former Cincinnati city manager Valerie Lemmie speaking at Women of Color Luncheon

Theme of this year's event is 'Women in Transition: Dialogue, Solidarity and Community' | March 12, 2007

Former Cincinnati City Manager Valerie Lemmie is delivering a keynote address at the Women of Color Luncheon on Thursday, March 15, at 11:30 a.m. at the Schiff Banquet and Conference Center. The theme of this year’s event is “Women in Transition: Dialogue, Solidarity and Community.” A panel discussion follows Lemmie’s presentation.

Lemmie is a commissioner with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO). As the former city manager of Cincinnati, Lemmie oversaw the operations of 15 city departments with more than 6,000 employees and an annual budget of $1 billion. She also supervised the implementation of city policy, controlled government finances, advised and supported the mayor and city councilors, and ensured the delivery of essential city services.

Lemmie was appointed to PUCO by Gov. Bob Taft in 2006 and serves on a number of executive boards, ranging from the National Academy of Public Administration to the Cincinnati Fine Arts Council.

This event is open to the public. Tickets are $25. R.S.V.P.s are requested by Friday, March 9. For more information please contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs at 513 745-3181.