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    CBCF Welcomes New Board Members

    Jul 29, 2013

    The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) board of directors welcomed 10 new members last week – including a media mogul, an internationally known actor and activist, a syndicated television judge, members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and business executives with significant expertise in health initiatives, supplier diversity and civic engagement.

    Each were selected for their willingness to invest their time, energy and resources in helping the Foundation achieve its vision of eliminating disparities within the global black community.

    “The new members bring a diverse and extensive range of professional experiences which will enhance our ability to develop leaders, inform policy and educate the public; and I look forward to their insight and expertise.” said A. Shuanise Washington, president and chief executive officer for CBCF.  “With the addition of these new members, the Foundation is greatly poised to position CBCF as a national thought leader on issues impacting the African-American community,” she said.

    The new directors are:

    Victor Anger
    Vice President Agency Sales
    State Farm Insurance

    George Burrell
    Kleinbard, Bell & Brecker LLP

    Anthony Carter
    Vice president, Global Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer
    Johnson & Johnson

    The Honorable Emanuel Cleaver, II
    U.S. House of Representatives

    The Honorable Keith Ellison
    U.S. House of Representatives

    Denise James Gatling
    Director of Global Supplier Diversity and Business Development

    Hill Harper
    Author, actor and motivational speaker

    Cathy Hughes
    Founder, Chairperson of the Board and Secretary
    Radio One

    Judge Greg Mathis
    Judge Mathis Television Show

    The Honorable Gwen Moore
    U.S. House of Representatives