NEW YORK (TIP): Noted Broadcaster and community activist Renee Mehrra Lobo was honored by Queens Borough President Helen Marshall with Community Board Service Award in recognition of her 10 years of outstanding service to the community in Queens. Renee has been on Community Board 6 in Queens since 2003 and serves on Land Use & Zoning, Consumer Planning, Public Relations, Education and Youth Committees.
She was the first South Asian Woman to be appointed by Mayor Bloomberg as Commissioner for NYC Commission on Human Rights in 2009 and continues to serve on the Commission. Helen Marshall Queens Borough President said of Lobo, “Renee Lobo is a dedicated individual committed to her community. Her service on her community Board for the past decade is indicative of that commitment.
She has served on a number of committees, including land use, zoning and education.” “I would like to commend Renee Lobo and all of our veteran community board members for their outstanding service and their commitment to our wonderful borough,” said Queens Borough President Helen Marshall. “Our borough’s 14 community boards are the eyes and ears of our diverse neighborhoods here in Queens. I am proud to say that our community boards are considered the best in the city and their opinions are respected not only at Borough Hall, but at City Hall, too.”