The Honorable Ivy Taylor
Mayor of the City of San Antonio
Join us as we support each other and celebrate at our first meeting of the year at our NEW venue.
The Norris Conference Center @ North Park
Ivy R. Taylor was elected Mayor of San Antonio on June 13, 2015. Prior to that, she was appointed to the office of Mayor in July, 2014, to fulfill Julian Castro’s unexpired term. She had served as the District 2 City Council Representative for a total of five years beginning with her election in June, 2009.
Mayor Taylor began her career working for the City of
in the Housing and Community Development Department and the Neighborhood Action Department. While at the City, she worked with a variety of neighborhood associations, developers and nonprofit organizations in order to facilitate inner city redevelopment. After six years, she left employment with the City of
to become Vice President at Merced Housing Texas. At
, she worked to create and implement programs to improve family stability for apartment community residents. For six years, Mayor Taylor also lectured at UTSA in the Public Administration Department.
During her tenure on the City Council and as Mayor, she has remained focused on balanced growth throughout our city and targeted investment in areas where opportunities have been limited. She led the effort to bring over $50million in federal funding for revitalization of
’s Eastside. As Mayor, she and the City Council worked with San Antonio Water Systems to achieve unanimous approval for the Vista Ridge Water Supply project which will help ensure water supply for our growing city.
Mayor Taylor served on the board for Healthy Futures of Texas and Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas. She has served on the City's Planning Commission and as a Commissioner for the City's Urban Renewal Agency (SADA). Mayor Taylor completed the Leadership San Antonio class sponsored by the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, and in 2004 was acknowledged by the San Antonio Business Journal as a "Rising Star" in their "40 under 40" class.
Mayor Taylor obtained a Master's Degree in City and Regional Planning from the
Chapel Hillin 1998. In 1992, she received a Bachelor's Degree from
. Mayor Taylor is a devoted wife and a mother.
The National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) was founded in 1972 and is one of the largest women’s professional associations in the United States. The organization has a rich history of providing education, networking, and public advocacy to empower its members to achieve career success and financial security. Members are women executives, professionals, business owners and others who are committed to NAFE's mission: The advancement of women in business.
NAFE SA is seeking Board members for 2016 and/or Committee members to help cultivate the San Antonio chapter of NAFE. Please join us at our February luncheon to network and collaborate with us as female executives of today and tomorrow embarking on the new year of possibilities.
One woman with a cause is a mission…
A group of us together becomes a movement…
NAFE SA 2016 Board of Directors
1. There will be two entry lines - one for pre-payment via PayPal and one for payment by cash/check at the door.
2. Name badges for members will be available inside the room, after checking in.
Please Note: In order for us to meet RSVP requirements from Norris Conference Center, the prepay registration option will end at 5:00 PM on the Tuesday before the meeting. If you miss online registration, you can still attend as a walk-in.
Choice of One Entree
Roasted Chicken Breast marinated in olive oil, garlic & lemon zest; topped with a Lemon Pepper Sauce
Asian Grilled Steak with Fresh Ginger and Seasonal Fruit
Vegetarian upon request
Sides Served Family Style
Sautéed Seasonal Vegetables
tea, soda, water or coffee
All Entrees include side, field green salad and dinner roll
We are unable to take special meal requests
There is parking available directly in front of Norris Conference Center and in the FREE Parking Garage located under Norris Conference Center (3 floors).
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