2013 Ma’ & 9 Mustardseeds Hall of Fame Award Honoree
On Saturday, October 12th 7:pm -The Honorable Rep.Lois M.DeBerry will be Inducted into The Ma’ & 9 MustardSeeds Hall of Fame @
The Prestigious 2013 18th Annual Stone Awards!
The Honorable Rep.Lois M.DeBerry
Christian, mother, wife, educator, realtor, and lawmaker are all words that describe the honorable Lois M. DeBerry, House Democratic Floor Leader of the Tennessee House of Representatives. An alumnus of Lemoyne-Owen College, Speaker DeBerry has served in the Tennessee General Assembly since graduating from college in 1972. Speaker DeBerry´s tenure in office is often characterized by her devotion to children and youth, including day care and adolescent development, health care and women´s issues, education, criminal justice reform, and economic development. A lifelong public servant, Speaker DeBerry is affiliated with many organizations nationally and locally, including the Board of Directors of the State Legislative Leaders Foundation, the Executive Committee of the National Conference of State Legislatures, President Emeritus of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators, founder and chairperson of the Annual Legislative Retreat of the Tennessee Black Caucus of State Legislators, the State Commission on Aging, Memphis Chapter of Links & Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.
House Of Mtenzi & Stone Awards 2013