CBCF Welcomes New Board Members

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

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