Sandy Springs Mayor Eva Galambos is one of five finalists for the National League of Cities Women in Municipal Government Leadership Award.
The official winner will be announced Nov. 11.
City Councilman Tibby DeJulio announced at the Sandy Springs City Council’s Nov. 1 meeting that he had nominated the city’s mayor for the award.
“We should congratulate her for being recognized on a national basis,” DeJulio said.
According to the National League of Cities, its constituent group, Women in Municipal Government, picks the winner based on, “individual achievement in initiating creative and successful programs in local government which help citizens, particularly if the leadership serves as a specific mentoring model for future female leaders..”
The other finalists are:
- Linda Blechinger, Mayor, Auburn, Ga.
- Carol K. Chen, Mayor, Cerritos, Calif.
- Joanne M. Sanders, Minority Leader and Councilor At-Large, Indianapolis, Ind.
- Rebecca Wurzburger, Mayor Pro Tem, Santa Fe, NM