Mayor Emeritus Lila Cockrell

Board Member

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About Lila       


            Southern Methodist University - BA

           Our Lady of the Lake University - Doctor of Science (Hon.)

            Southern Methodist University - Doctor of Humane Letters (Hon.)


            Ensign, WAVES (World War II) - Education Officer U.S. Navy

            WAVES - Company Commander of Company

             Bexar County Medical Society - Executive Director

             S.A. League of Women Voters - President

             San Antonio City Councilwoman

             San Antonio Mayor (twice)     


                National League of Cities - Delegate

                City Public Service Board - Trustee & Chair

                SAWS, VIA & CPSB Boards - Ex-officio Trustee

                S.A. Museum of Art - Development Director

                S.A. Parks Foundation - President


      ASSOCIATIONS (cont.)

                Alamo Area Council of Government - Chair of Board

                 Texas Municipal League - President

                 National League of Cities, U.S. - Board Member

                 National Assoc. of Regional Councils - Conference of Mayors

               Southwest Research Institute - Advisory Trustee

                 International Women's Forum (IWF)

                 World Affairs Council - Past Chair

                  Valero Alamo Bowl - Past Chair

                   Hot Wells Conservancy - Board Member


                  S.A. Women's Hall of Fame - Inductee

                  Texas Women's Hall of Fame - Inductee

                   National Assoc. of Regional Councils -  Tom Bradley Award

                   American Public Power - Spence Vanderlinden Award

                   International Women's Forum - "Women Who Made A      


                   S.A. City Council - Mayor Emeritus

                   S.A. City Council - Lila Cockrell Theater for the Performing Arts
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