Reverend David Todd Whittley, was sworn in today as the newest member of the Public Building Commission of Chicago’s Board of Commissioners.
As Pastor of the Chicago’s Corinthian Temple Church of God in Christ and the National Executive Director for Scholastic Motivation Ministries for the Church of God in Christ, Whittley coordinates the educational, personal, social, arts and professional development programs for the children and youth of the Church of God in Christ. He also serves as President of United for Better Living, a leading non-profit and social service agency in Chicago, where numerous community-based programs are offered to thousands of individuals and families.
No stranger to community service leadership positions, Rev. Whittley’s years of community work and activity with a number of community and faith-based organizations and boards, reinforced Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s decision to appoint him to the Board of Commissioners.
“I am grateful to Mayor Emanuel for this appointment and look forward to continuing the important and excellent work of the PBC as they oversee and help to ensure quality public facilities in Chicago and throughout Cook County,” said Rev. Whittley.
Felicia S. Davis, Executive Director of the Public Building Commission, welcomed Rev. Whittley to the Board by saying, “We are honored that Rev. Whittley has agreed to serve on the PBC’s Board of Commissioners and join the 10 other business and civic leaders whose dedication to the city and its communities has led them to volunteer their time to shape Chicago’s built environment and its future. His commitment to community will help us as we continue to build and strengthen relationships with our clients and the communities we serve.”
Rev. Whittley’s term will run through 2019.
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