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Edna Bell

Former Wayne County Commissioner

Edna Bell, American commissioner. board directors Point of Light award (President Bill Clinton), Bridge Builder award Metropolitan Detroit Optimist Club.

Bachelor of Science, Wayne State University, 1989.

Manager Michigan Bell Telephone, Detroit, 1969-1989. Elected board member Detroit Board of Education, 1980-1991.

County Commissioner (Wayne), Detroit, since 1991.
Trustee Jail Commissary Board.

Chair Wayne County Community Corrections Advisory Board, Public Safety and Judiciary.

  • Edna Bell has been listed as a noteworthy commissioner by Marquis Who's Who.

  • Board Director:

    • Metro Detroit Young Women’s Christian Association,

    • National Council Alcohol and Drug Abuse,

    • Homes for Black Children,

    • Staff Commonwealth Homes,

    • Renaissance W. Community Mental Health Board,

    • Don Bosco Home for Boys.

  • Established Drug Free Zone Program Detroit Public Schools.

  • Member:

    • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People,

    • National Association Black Company Officials (president 1997-1999),

    • Washington, District of Columbia, 1979-1997,

    • Detroit Urban League,

    • National Association Counties Leadership Team (chair).

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