Nina Szlosberg-Landis is a civic leader with involvements at all levels of government – local, state and national. Nina served on the National Finance Committee for President Obama’s 2012 election, and was a delegate to the Democratic National Committee in both 2004 and 2012. Nina served as co-chair of the NCDP coordinated campaign with Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx in 2010. She recently retired from the NC Board of Transportation where she served for 12 years as the board’s first environmental representative and chaired the Board’s Environment Planning and Policy Committee (which she established); and the Board’s Multi-Modal Committee. In 2000, Nina founded and continues to serve on the board of the non-profit organization “The Hillsborough Street Partnership’ which successfully organized the community around the revitalization of a historic Hillsborough Street corridor in Raleigh, NC. In 2001, the NC Chapter of the American Planning Association named her “Citizen Planner of the Year” and she was named by the Raleigh News and Observer “Tar Heel of the Week.” Nina also served on the Triangle Transit Board of Authority which is tasked with transit planning for the region, and the Transportation Advisory Committee of the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization. In 2003, Nina was selected as one of ten Eisenhower Fellows in the United States. She studied transportation-land use policy in Europe, with an emphasis on environmental protection and sustainability. Nina is a communications professional with more than 30 years of experience in broadcasting, media production, community engagement and strategic communications. She is married to Kel Landis III. They live in Raleigh, NC.