Rev. Karl Brower Elected President of NAACP Prince William Chapter

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | Community

The Prince William County Branch of the NAACP elected Reverend Karl Brower as its new President Tuesday evening.

Brower will succeed current President Ralph Smith, who is credited with reviving and reorganizing the Chapter, along with outgoing Vice President Anthony Fields. Cozy E. Bailey was also elected Vice President to succeed Fields. President-elect Brower and Bailey will assume their leadership positions on January 1, 2015.

A native of the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area, President-elect Brower attended Carnegie Mellon University and Howard University School of Divinity. After undergraduate college, Karl served in the United States Marine Corps for seven years and is currently employed by ManTech International, where he performs cyber security risk assessments. Karl is also a minister at the First Mount Zion Baptist Church in DumfriesRev. Karl Brower is the newly elected President of the Prince William Chapter of the NAACP. . He is married to Marilyn Diane Jackson Brower and they reside in Woodbridge. Karl joined the NAACP Prince William chapter in 2007 and has served on its executive committee for the majority of that time.

Brower ran on a platform to lead the NAACP in developing opportunities for economic empowerment and interdependence for County residents of color, creating an emergency action plan, increasing fundraising, and improving communication through new technology, including social media.

“I look forward to leading a Prince William County NAACP that helps improve the academic achievement of students and economic empowerment for African Americans as consumers, business owners, employees, and employers within the county,” said President-elect Brower. “It is my hope that we also raise the political influence of African Americans so that our county Government is attentive to the needs of an active constituency.

This year has been significant for the Prince William County NAACP family as one of their own was chosen earlier this year to lead the national NAACP. Prince William County native, attorney and minister Cornell William Brooks was elected NAACP’s 18th President in May in the civil rights organization’s 105th year of existence.

Based on a press release received from the Prince William chapter of the NAACP.

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