Mrs. LaRita Reid is an experienced project manager, and community activist with nearly two decades of experience in event planning/meeting coordination; community outreach and civic activism; family and child advocacy; and ministerial service to women and youth. Mrs. Reid acquired her organizational skills, passion for people, and penchant for advocacy and community activism while raising her own family in the South Fulton community. There, she assisted with the organizational launch, and promotion of a community-based services and self-help organization that provided families with recreation, youth enrichment activities, and an After School Program for nearly five years.
In recent years, Reid has dedicated her time, talent and efforts to the development of initiatives that empower youth and adults to create an honorable civic and social footprint through her organization, Bon Devoir.
Despite a very active and fulfilling schedule, Mrs. Reid still manages to carve-out sufficient time to advance her work in supporting and mentoring women and young girls: Mrs. Reid serves as the Director of the Women of Distinction Women’s Ministry at Open Word Christian Ministries. Additionally, she serves as a member of the Advisory Council for the South Fulton Youth Arrow Council (SFYAC), The Advisory Council for Talbots Stores, The Women2Women Annual Conference and is a member of the Institute for Civility in Government. She is the Founder and President of Bon Devoir, an instructional and empowerment source for Civility and Etiquette training.
She is a wife and mother of four adult sons. Dedicated to fulfilling her divine purpose in the earth, she is a Goodwill Ambassador, a Civility Thought Leader, and is now known as The “Civility Maven”.