Lillian Borrone is the former Chair of the Board at the Eno Center of Transportation. Mrs. Borrone retired from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey as Assistant Executive Director. She has held numerous other high level transportation jobs such as Director of the Port Commerce Department, overseeing the New York and New Jersey marine terminals, waterfront and economic development projects, and, international relations responsibilities, political appointee at the U.S. Department of Transportation as Associate Administrator and then Deputy Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration’s predecessor agency, the Urban Mass Transportation Administration and in 2001, Mrs. Borrone was appointed by President George W. Bush to serve on the United States Commission on Ocean Policy.
During her time as Chair of the Eno Board of Directors, Mrs. Borrone was an advocate for the Center’s leadership development programs. She took special interest in the Future Leaders Development Conference; recognizing the value of face-to-face interaction between senior leaders and incoming professionals. After 20 years on the Eno Board, Mrs. Borrone retired in 2016. The Alumni Award was named in her honor.
The Lillian Borrone Alumni Award is given to the highest-rated applicant in each LDC class. Applications to be an Eno Fellow are scored by the Eno Board of Regents based upon academics, service, research, work experience, and a personal statement. This award is funded through small donations from previous Eno Fellows.
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