W. Kelly Mosley Environmental Award

Dr. W. Kelly Mosley

Dr. W. Kelly Mosley W. Kelly Mosley was a prominent Atlanta businessman. A native of Alabama and a 1924 graduate of Auburn University, Mr. Mosley began his professional career with Southern Bell in Atlanta in the same year. Over the years, he served in various capacities for the company, rising through the ranks to positions of increasing responsibility. He was promoted to assistant vice president in March, 1956, and from that date until he retired, on September 1, 1963, directed the public information, employee information and other public relations programs for the company's territory of nine southeastern states. In his professional career, Mr. Mosley served as a vice president of both the Atlanta chapter of the Public Relations Society of America and the Atlanta Convention Bureau.

Civic contributions - Mr. Mosley was a past president and member of the board of directors of the Atlanta Kiwanis Club, and was district chairman of the public and business affairs committee of the Georgia district of Kiwanis International.

He was a life member of the board of directors of both the Georgia division and the Fulton County unit of the American Cancer Society, he also served as chairman of the Fulton County unit of the American Cancer Society, and chairman of the Fulton County cancer crusade. Mr. Mosley was a member of the executive committee of the national Polio Foundation.

Mr. Mosley served as a regional vice president, executive committee member, and national director of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association. He was chairman of the Third Army civilian advisory committee. Mr. Mosley served as a director of the Salvation Army advisory board, as a trustee of the Metropolitan Atlanta Boys' Club, and as director of the Metropolitan Atlanta Community Services.