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Lee Etta Hoskins

Ward III Councilwoman
Lee Etta Hoskins
  • Physical Address
    8425 Airport Rd
    Berkeley, MO 63134
Primary Department: Mayor & City Council

Professional Profile

Lee Etta Hoskins was a Dispute Resolution Specialist for the Postal Service for 41 years and a college graduate of the University of Missouri, St. Louis. She's an Arkansas native, the wife of Ex-State Representative / Mayor Theodore Hoskins and mother of three daughters Rita, Pamela and Kelley and one Grandchild, Taylor Harris.

Councilwoman Hoskins has received many awards for her commitment to community service in the St. Louis Metropolitan area. She is currently serving as the Councilwoman of Ward III in the City of Berkeley, Missouri and organized the Gateway Metropolitan Section of the National Council of Negro Women, Incorporated. She coordinated the USPS Sponsorship of the 2000 Gateway Classic, "Battle of the Bands with the Mentor of St. Louis Program and organized and sponsored Equal Pay Matters - a Women's Economic Security Conference that was held at Harris Stowe College.

Councilwoman Hoskins is always trying to find ways to keep the children of the community active and giving back to the families of their community. She reactivated the Berkeley Youth Commission and serves as the City Council Representative on the Berkeley Betterment Commission, organized or coordinated (3) Annual Thanksgiving Food Drives, (3) Annual Health Fairs, and (6) Annual Festivals for the community of Berkeley and served as the Top Teen Advisor for Top Ladies of Distinction, St. Louis Chapter for 8 years.

Councilwoman Hoskins has and will continue to work hard for her community. She gives of herself 110% and her effort has been awarded. Councilwoman Hoskins was reappointed to the National Women in Municipal Government Advisory Board (WIMG) and she was awarded the 2007 National Dunbar of Little Rock Arkansas Alumni of the Year Award. Recently, Councilwoman Hoskins was awarded the 2012 Dorothy I. Height Award at the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) "Hats Off" Honoring Women of Strength & Courage ceremony.

Her List of Accomplishments goes on:

  • 1997 Top Lady of the Year
  • 2000 USPS Women of the Year
  • 2000 Parents of Distinction
  • 2000 NCWN Leadership Award
  • 2001 Yellow rose Awardee
  • 2002 Rams Quarterback Award for Community Service
  • 2004 Missouri Delegate to the National Democratic Convention in Boston
  • 2005 Organizer of the Gateway Metropolitan Section of National Council of Negro Women, Inc. 
  • 2005 USPS National Diversity Award
  • 2006 Who's Who In Black St. Louis Honorary
  • 2007 Top Ladies of Distinction Honorary Volunteer of the Year
  • 2007 YMCA Circle of Women Team Captain
  • 2008 Confluence Top Ladies of Distinction Honorary
  • 2012 Dorothy I. Height Awardee