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15, 2012

Maurice R. Hernandez


County Commissioner Lynda Bell recognized by the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)

Commissioner Lynda Bell has been selected to be recognized by the South Florida Chapter of the prestigious American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) for her outstanding contributions in the field of public administration.  The awards ceremony honoring her and five other outstanding public servants in celebration of the Society’s 9th Annual Women’s History Month, will take place on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at Jungle Island (1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, Florida 33132) from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

“It is a true honor and a humbling experience to accept ASPA’s recognition of my work as County commissioner on behalf of the residents of the Commission district I represent and all the good people of Miami-Dade County,"  said Commissioner Bell. "But I am only one of five other outstanding women who have demonstrated remarkable leadership in being exemplary stewards of the public’s trust and who should also be congratulated for their own contributions to our community.”

ASPA is the oldest and most prestigious organization devoted to enhancing excellence in public service.  For further information, please visit ASPA’s website at
Reservations for this event can be made by contacting Roslyn-Alic-Batson at 305-375-5658 or e-mailing

Mrs. Lynda Bell was elected to the Miami-Dade County Commission representing District 8 on November 2, 2010. Her commission district encompasses a significant portion of southeastern Miami-Dade County, including the municipalities of Pinecrest, Palmetto Bay, Cutler Bay and Homestead, with portions of Kendall and the Redlands.