100 Black Men Elects Ex-Syracuse Councilor, Others to Board

Group also Rolls Out New Web Site, Social Media Tools

Former Syracuse Common Councilor Charles Anderson was recently elected by the 100 Black Men of Syracuse Inc. membership to serve a one-year term as the organization’s vice president of administration. Anderson, who represented the city’s Fourth District on the Common Council from 1985 to 1997, is the chief records officer of 100 Black Men of Syracuse.

Anderson also chairs the organization’s health and wellness committee and previously served as an at-large director.

Elected to a two-year term as an at-large director is Paul Williams of DeWitt, a master mechanic for the New York State Department of Parks. Re-elected to two-year terms as at-large directors are Syracuse residents Drake Harrison, director of the Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program at Onondaga Community College and Co-Principal Investor for National Science Foundation Programs, and Allan Aberdeen, a sewer maintenance worker for the Onondaga County Department of Water Environment Protection.

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Web Site Rollout

100 Black Men of Syracuse also announced the public launch of its new Web site at www.100blackmensyr.org. The Web site was designed to enhance communication between the organization, a local chapter of 100 Black Men of America and the community it serves as well as potential donors, business sponsors and partnering organizations.

“Our Web site is one of the primary means we will use to communicate with the outside world and showcase the work our members contribute to the mentoring, education, health and wellness and economic development programs we sponsor,” President Vincent Love said. “The site will serve as a hub for our members and potential members seeking to become involved with the mission of 100 Black Men of Syracuse.”

Visitors will also find links to the organization’s social media sites on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

— Information and photo provided by J.B. McCampbell, an at-large director of 100 Black Men of Syracuse