Resolution J2046-2013

Honoring Amy K. Dacey upon the occasion of her designation as 2013 Inductee into the Auburn Alumni Hall of Distinction

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  • May 30, 2013: ADOPTED
  • May 30, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 23, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring  Amy K. Dacey upon the occasion of her
designation as 2013 Inductee into the Auburn Alumni Hall of Distinction,
on June 6, 2013

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to take note  of  and
publicly  acknowledge  individuals  who  have  distinguished  themselves
through their exemplary careers, accomplishments, and  purposeful  lives
of service to their community; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor  Amy
K.  Dacey upon the occasion of her designation as 2013 Inductee into the
Auburn Alumni Hall of Distinction;  the  Induction  Ceremony  will  take
place on Thursday, June 6, 2013, at the Emerson Park Pavilion in Auburn,
New York; and
  WHEREAS, The Auburn Alumni Hall of Distinction was established in 2012
by  the  Auburn  Education  Foundation to recognize, honor and celebrate
graduates who have distinguished themselves through outstanding  academ-
ic,  professional, or civic achievements and to inspire current students
to pursue a path towards personal success; and
  WHEREAS, A woman of singular merit, Amy K. Dacey, Auburn High Class of
1989, has continually demonstrated tremendous competence,  extraordinary
intelligence  and  diligent leadership in her unwavering service to both
her community and her profession and consequently has been selected  for
this most prestigious honor; and
  WHEREAS,  Amy  K.  Dacey  is the Executive Director of EMILY's List, a
national organization dedicated to engaging women in the political proc-
ess; founded in 1985, the organization  has  two  million  members  and,
during 2011-2012, helped an historic number of women candidates to poli-
tical office; and
  WHEREAS,  Prior to working with EMILY's List, Amy Dacey worked for the
Service Employees International Union (SEIU) where  she  served  as  the
Director  of  Government  Relations;  during her illustrious tenure, she
created the department's strategic plan  and  managed  the  Legislative,
Policy,  Intergovernmental  and Executive Branch Outreach Departments of
the union; and
  WHEREAS, Amy Dacey has been called upon to  contribute  her  time  and
talents to countless civic and charitable endeavors and has always given
of herself unstintingly; and
  WHEREAS, She currently serves as Chairwoman of the Board of the Ameri-
can  Council  of  Young Political Leaders (ACYPL), a nonpartisan non-go-
vernmental organization internationally recognized  as  the  pre-eminent
catalyst  for  introducing  rising political and policy professionals to
international affairs, and to each other; and
  WHEREAS, Amy Dacey earned a bachelor's degree in Political Science and
History from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1993, and
a master's degree in Political Science from the American  University  in
Washington, D.C. in 1995; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought  to  our  atten-
tion,  they  should  be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
the great State of New York; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
honor Amy K. Dacey upon the occasion of her designation as 2013 Inductee
into the Auburn Alumni Hall of Distinction; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Amy K. Dacey.

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