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THE HONORABLE DEBRA ANN BYRD
New York … March 26, 2007
Founder and Producing Artistic Director, Debra Ann Byrd
has recently received many honors including a new title, The
Honorable Debra Ann Byrd. Manhattan Borough President,
Scott M. Stringer has appointed her to a seat on Manhattan's
Community Board 9 effective April 1, 2007, saying, “We are
very impressed by your qualifications and leadership skills”.
Byrd currently serves on the Arts & Culture Committee. Her appointment runs until March 31, 2009.
Additional honors include Byrd being elected to serve as Vice President of Communications for The League of Professional Theatre Women. She is scheduled to hold her new Officer position through June 2009.
She was also recently awarded the Josephine Abady Award by The League of Professional Theatre Women for producing works of diversity in the professional theatre and in recognition of her outstanding work as Artistic Director of Take Wing And Soar Productions, Inc.
Lastly, In May 2007, Byrd officially joined the ranks of the next generation of Broawday and Off-Broadway Producers when she received a Certificate of Completion from the Commercial Theater Institute, a special project of The League of American Theatres and Producers and Theatre Development Fund.
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