CCWA: 2012 CCWA Annual Meeting
With Keynote Speaker Ed FitzGerald, Cuyahoga County's first County Executive
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Take the opportunity to hear distinguished speaker and community leader Ed FitzGerald,Cuyahoga County's first County Executive as he speaks on Cuyahoga County and the World. Come and meet with fellow members of the Cleveland Council on World Affairs and learn about current and future initiatives. Guests are welcome. Free but registration is required.
5:30 PM - Registration and Reception
6:00 PM - Program begins
Register online or call 216-255-9002. Free but registration required.
Location: Shaker Heights Country Club, 3300 Courtland Boulevard, Shaker Heights
Free Valet Parking available.
Ed FitzGerald has spent more than two decades in service to others-as a
community volunteer, Congressional staff member, FBI Special Agent,
Assistant County Prosecutor, City Councilman, Mayor of Lakewood, Ohio
and now Cuyahoga County’s first County Executive.
The seventh of eight children, Ed worked his way through Ohio State
University, and then attended night law school while serving as a staff
member for the U.S. House of Representatives. He also became active in
his community, volunteering as a reading tutor in the public schools,
and working with a local senior citizen service program.
After graduating from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Ed was
commissioned as a Special Agent with the FBI, assigned to the Organized
Crime Task Force in Chicago. As a Special Agent, FitzGerald was
recognized by the FBI Director for excellence while heading up a
wide-ranging and successful investigation into organized crime and
Returning to the Cleveland area, FitzGerald then served as a supervising
Assistant County Prosecutor, a lawyer in private practice and then
Mayor of Lakewood.
Location: Shaker Heights Country Club