Thomas West Appointed President & CEO of Greater Stark County Urban League
[Canton, Ohio 9-15-23] - The Greater Stark County Urban League (GSCUL) is proud to announce the selection of Former State Representative and former Mayoral Candidate Thomas West as its next President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). With a proven track record of dedicated public service and a passion for advocating for underserved communities, West brings a wealth of experience and leadership to this prestigious position.
As the President and CEO of the GSCUL, Thomas West will spearhead the organization's mission to empower and uplift the diverse communities within Stark County. Through strategic partnerships, advocacy, and targeted programs, the Greater Stark County Urban League strives to address social and economic disparities, promote equal opportunities, and foster positive change for all residents.
Having served as a State Representative and running an inspiring mayoral campaign, West has consistently demonstrated his commitment to creating positive change and advancing social justice initiatives. His dedication to public service and his deep understanding of the challenges faced by marginalized communities make him an ideal candidate to lead the Greater Stark County Urban League into a new era of progress and impact.
"I am honored to have been chosen as the President and CEO of the Greater Stark County Urban League," said Thomas West. "This organization has a rich history of making a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals and families across Stark County. I am eager to work alongside the talented staff and dedicated community partners to build upon the incredible work that has already been accomplished and drive even greater change for our communities."
Thomas West's vision aligns perfectly with the mission of the Greater Stark County Urban League, which focuses on economic empowerment, education and youth development, health and wellness, and civil rights advocacy. By leveraging his extensive experience and deep-rooted passion for social justice, West aims to amplify the voices of the underserved and build a more equitable future for Stark County.
The Board of Directors at the Greater Stark County Urban League is confident in West's ability to lead the organization towards its strategic goals. They believe his dynamic leadership style, unwavering commitment to community engagement, and collaborative approach will bring fresh perspectives and transformative solutions to the challenges faced by urban communities.
"Thomas West's appointment as President and CEO is an exciting milestone for the Greater Stark County Urban League," said Ralph Lee, Chairman of the Board. "His passion, experience, and vision will make him an exceptional leader for our organization. We look forward to the positive impact he will undoubtedly bring to the lives of Stark County residents."
With the appointment of Thomas West as President and CEO, the Greater Stark County Urban League is poised to embark on a new chapter of growth, resilience, and community-driven change. The Board of Directors, staff, and stakeholders enthusiastically welcome Thomas West into this pivotal role and eagerly anticipate the progress and achievements that lie ahead.
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