The 100 Black Men of Savannah, Inc. has elected Lloyd A. Johnson president for a two-year term commencing January 1, 2010.
Chapter members also elected Terry Enoch vicepresident; Christopher Corinthian, secretary; Lonnie Chestnut, treasurer; and Ken Boler, parliamentarian. The newly-elected officers will be formally installed into office at a public ceremony on Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. at the Mercer Auditorium of Memorial Health University Medical Center’s Hoskins Research Center, E. 66th St. and Ranger St., Savannah.
Asked about his goals for the Savannah 100, Johnson noted that “We are challenged to implement our new national strategic plan of “Mentoring Across a Lifetime”, which adds leadership development as the fifth component to our signature programs of economic development, education, health & wellness, and mentoring.”
Johnson retired as a senior prosecutor in Prince George’s County, Maryland and served as counsel and subcommittee staff director in the U.S. House of Representatives and director of Columbia University’s Urban Center. Founded in 1996, the 100 Black Men of Savannah, Inc. is an IRS nonprofit organization which, through its varied mentoring programs, provides education, mentoring, health & wellness, and economic development services to Savannah youth, their families and communities. The Savannah chapter is one of 110 chapters worldwide of the 100 Black Men of America, Inc., which serves over 100,000 youth across the U.S., and in the Caribbean, Europe, and Africa.