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Dorothea “Dodie” Mosby, MPA

Occupation: Municipal Official (Retired)Dorothea Dodie Mosby
Born: Sacramento, California, May 13, 1948

Education:
MPA, California State University Dominguez Hills (1982)
BS in Recreation Administration, San Jose State University (1972)
AA in Sociology, Bakersfield College (1969)

Certifications:
Certified Park & Leisure Professional, National Recreation and Park Association; Recreator Certified, California Board of Recreation and Park Certification, Inc.

Career:
Retired (2015)
Part-Time Donor Relations Officer, Taft College, Taft, CA (2015)
Part-Time Donor Relations Officer, Taft College, Taft, CA (2009-2013)
Director, Parks & Recreation Department, City of South Gate, CA (1991-2002)
Business Administrator, Cultural & Recreation Services, City of Santa Monica, CA (1988-1991)
Business Superintendent, Recreation & Parks Department, City of Santa Monica (1983-1988)
Recreation Supervisor, Recreation & Parks Department, City of Santa Monica, CA (1976-1983)
Senior Recreation Leader, Recreation & Parks Department, City of Santa Monica, CA (1974-1976)
Neighborhood Center Director, Parks & Recreation Department, City of San Jose, CA (1973-1974)
Assistant Department Personnel Officer, Parks & Recreation Department, City of San Jose, CA (1973)

Career Related:
Affiliate, Fine Arts Commission, California State University, Bakersfield (2008-2009)
President, Santa Monica City Employees Federal Credit Union (1986-1987)
Member, Citizens Advisory Committee, L.A. Olympic Organizing Committee (1982-1984)
Member, Board of Directors, Santa Monica City Employees Federal Credit Union (1980-1989)

Civic:
Affiliate, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Bakersfield, CA (2009-Present); Board Member, Kern County Academy Decathlon (2006-Present); Member, Assistance League of Bakersfield (2004-Present); Member, California Board of Recreation and Park Certification, Inc (1990-Present); Donor Relations Officer, Taft College Foundation (2009-2014); Co-Chez Noel Chairperson, Assistance League of Bakersfield (2009); President, Fox Theater Foundation (2008-2010); Secretary, Kern Veterans Memorial Foundation (2007-2010); President, Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra (2007-2009); First Vice President, Fox Theater Foundation (2007-2009); Affiliate, Fox Theater Foundation (2006-2009); Chez Noel Public Relations Chairperson, Assistance League of Bakersfield (2006); Chez Noel Home Tour Chairperson, Assistance League of Bakersfield (2005); Vice President, Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra (2004-2009); Ball Chairperson, Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra (2004-2005); Affiliate, First Presbyterian Church, Bakersfield, CA (2003-2009); Affiliate, Christ Lutheran Church, Downey, CA (1999-2002); Member, Samuel C. May Graduate Student Research Paper Judging Committee, Western Government Research Association (1994); Member, California Found Parks & Recreation Scholarship Board (1992-2002); Chairman, United States Olympic Committee (1988-1989); Co-Vice Chairman, United States Olympic Committee (1987); Co-Chairman, Public Programs, United States Olympic Committee (1986); Chairman, Public Programs, United States Olympic Committee (1985); Trustee, United States Olympic Committee (1984-1990); Treasurer, Church Council, Pilgrim Lutheran Church, Santa Monica, CA (1984-1986); Volunteer Driver, XXIII Olympiad, Los Angeles, CA (1984); Contributor, Local Housing Assistance, United States Olympic Committee, Los Angeles, CA (1984); Chairman, United States Olympic Committee (1984); Member, Advisory Committee, Windsor Square Hancock Park Historical Society, Los Angeles, CA (1983); Director, Christmas Caroling (1980-2000); Choir Member, Flute Soloist, Pilgrim Lutheran Church, Santa Monica, CA (1974-1978); Member, Board of Directors, Downey Symphony Orchestra

Achievements:
Helping build the Kerns Veterans Memorial with the Kern Veterans Foundation in Bakersfield, California; Helping the Kern Veterans Foundation build a wall of valor that listed those who were killed in action in various wars and confrontations

Awards:
Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2017); State Citation Award of Merit, California Park & Recreation Society (1999-2000); District X Special Recognition Award, California Park & Recreation Society (1997-1998); Named Outstanding Professional of the Year, City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks (1995); Named, Outstanding Professional of the Year, City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks (1993)

Memberships:
Assistance League of Bakersfield (2004-Present); Pi Alpha Alpha, NASPAA (1982-Present); Program Coordinator, Wall of Valor Unveiling, Kern Veterans Memorial (2011); Program Coordinator, 9/11 Tenth Anniversary Observance, Kern Veterans Memorial (2011); President, Fox Theater Foundation, City of Riverside, California (2008-2009); Las Manitas Auxiliary, Assistance League of Bakersfield (2008); Board Member, Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra (2007-2009); Foundation Board Secretary, Kern Veterans Memorial (2007-2009); President, Bakersfield Symphony Associates (2007-2009); Special Events Coordinator for Monument Unveiling, Kern Veterans Memorial (2007); Board Member, Alumni Association, Bakersfield College (2006-2017); Board Member, Fox Theater Foundation, City of Riverside, CA (2006-2009); Public Relations Chairperson, Assistance League of Bakersfield (2006-2008); Literacy Chairperson, Kiwanis Club of Kern, Bakersfield (2005-2009); Chez Noel Chairperson, Assistance League of Bakersfield (2005-2006); Vice Chairperson of Programs, Bakersfield Symphony Associates (2004-2007); Annual Ball Chairperson, Bakersfield Symphony Associates (2004-2006); Board Chairperson, California Board of Recreation and Park Certification, Inc (2003-2016); Gala Chairperson, Downey Symphony Orchestra Guild (1998-2002); Board of Directors, Downy Symphony Orchestra (1996-2002); Chairperson, Scholarship Foundation, California Park & Recreation Society (1994-2002); State Scholarship Foundation, California Park & Recreation Society (1992-2002); Chairperson, City-Wide Toys for Tots Christmas Program, South Gate Club, Kiwanis International (1992-1998); South Gate Club, Kiwanis International (1991-2002); Board Member, California Board of Recreation and Park Certification, Inc. (1990-2016); Program Chairperson, State Conference, Administrators Section, California Park & Recreation Society (1989); President, Windsor Square Hancock Park Historical Society (1988-1989); President, South Gate Club, Kiwanis International (1987-1988); Pre-Conference Institute Chairperson, Administrators Section, California Park & Recreation Society (1986-1988); Representative, Administrators Section, California Park & Recreation Society (1986-1987); Secretary, South Gate Club, Kiwanis International (1986-1987); President, Board of Directors, Santa Monica City Employees Federal Credit Union (1986-1987); President, Chi Kappa Rho (1986); Windsor Square Hancock Park Historical Society (1983-1993); South Gate Chamber of Commerce (1982-2002); Citizens Advisory Committee, Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee (1982-1984); Santa Monica City Employees Federal Credit Union (1979-1988); Secretary, Treasurer, Management Team Associates (1979-1983); President, Board of Directors, District IX, California Park & Recreation Society (1975-1978); Secretary, Vice President, Board of Directors, District IX, California Park & Recreation Society (1975-1978); California Park & Recreation Society (1972-2002); Spiritual Aims Chairperson, OBY Youth Training Program, South Gate Club, Kiwanis International; Board of Directors, Southeast Los Angeles Section, The Salvation Army; Los Angeles Philharmonic Business and Professional Committee; National Recreation and Park Association; Past President, Downey Symphony Guild

Family:
Daughter of William Laurence Mosby; Esther Ida (Lux) Mosby
Nine Siblings

Hobbies:
Flute; Piano; Reading; Bicycling

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in America – 2016, 70th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in America – 2015, 69th Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in America – 2014, 68th Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in America – 2013, 67th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in America – 2009, 63rd Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in America – 2004, 58th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in America – 2003, 57th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in America – 2001, 55th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in America – 2000, 54th Edition (pub. 1999)
Who’s Who in America – 1999, 53rd Edition (pub. 1998)
Who’s Who in the West – 2016, 43rd Edition (pub. 2015)
Who’s Who in the West – 2015, 42nd Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in the West – 2014, 41st Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in the West – 2013, 40th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in the West – 2012, 39th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in the West – 2011, 38th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in the West – 2010, 37th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in the West – 2009, 36th Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in the West – 2008, 35th Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in the West – 2007, 34th Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in the West – 2006, 33rd Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in the West – 2005, 32nd Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in the West – 2004, 31st Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in the West – 2003, 30th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in the West – 2002, 29th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in the West – 2001, 28th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in the West – 2000-2001, 27th Edition (pub. 1999)
Who’s Who in the West – 1998-1999, 26th Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who in the West – 1996-1997, 25th Edition (pub. 1995)
Who’s Who in the West – 1994-1995, 24th Edition (pub. 1993)
Who’s Who in the West – 1992-1993, 23rd Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who in the West – 1989-1990, 22nd Edition (pub. 1989)
Who’s Who in the West – 1988-1989, 21st Edition (pub. 1987)
Who’s Who in the World – 2000, 17th Edition (pub. 1999)
Who’s Who in the World – 1995, 12th Edition (pub. 1994)
Who’s Who of American Women – 1999-2000, 21st Edition (pub. 1998)
Who’s Who of American Women – 1995-1996, 19th Edition (pub. 1995)
Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America – 1993-1994, 4th Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America – 1991-1992, 3rd Edition (pub. 1991)
Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America – 1989-1990, 2nd Edition (pub. 1988)

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