Erskine Oglesby Joins Habitat For Humanity Of Greater Chattanooga Area's Board

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area elected City of Chattanooga’s Councilman Erskine Oglesby Jr. to its board of directors to support the organization’s mission of "building strength, stability, self-reliance and shelter for working families in the Greater Chattanooga area." 
" Oglesby Jr., Councilman of Chattanooga’s District 7, has a successful track record and breadth of experience in non-profit leadership and business and community development having served as the president and CEO of 100 Black Men of Chattanooga, associate director of Corporate Engagement at the United Way of Greater Chattanooga, and Business Services representative for the Southeast Tennessee Development District’s Tennessee Career Center.

Prior to relocating to the Scenic City in 2007, Councilman Oglesby served in executive level positions with the YMCA in Durham and Charlotte, NC; Boston, Ma.; and Jackson, Ms.," officials said.
“As Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga continues to build on the strength and expertise of its leadership to ensure the future growth of our organization, we are honored to have Councilman Erskine Oglesby, Jr. joining our board of directors,” said David Butler, president and CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area. “His passion and tireless dedication to improve our community is admirable and we are excited to have him on the Habitat for Humanity team.” 
Other community leaders serving on the Habitat for Humanity board of directors include Catharine Bahner Daniels, Derrick DePriest, Randy Dummer, Jim Ford, Veronica Herrera, Mark Hite, Drew Hibbard, Beverly Johnson, Marcus Jones, Barbara Marter, Don McDowell, James Moreland, Ron Morris, Craig Smith, David Wade, Jennifer Whitaker and Lebron Womak.
"At work in Chattanooga since 1986, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area is a faith based non-profit organization dedicated to transforming the Chattanooga area by working with financial partners and volunteers to build simple, decent and affordable homes for low income families. Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga’s corporate partners, volunteers, and families have built 272 homes providing more than 1,000 women, men, and children with the joy and security of Habitat homeownership," officials said.

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