NCCD Welcomes Six New Members to Its Board of Directors

NCCD Welcomes Six New Members to Its Board of Directors

February 1, 2016 | by NCCD

NCCD’s Board of Directors recently welcomed six new members. The new board members bring expertise in policing, the juvenile and criminal justice systems, child welfare and foster care, civic engagement and public administration, law and the courts, philanthropy, and business. 
  

NCCD’s Board of Directors recently welcomed six new members. The new board members bring expertise in policing, the juvenile and criminal justice systems, child welfare and foster care, civic engagement and public administration, law and the courts, philanthropy, and business. 
  

Dr. Ronald Hughes, NCCD’s board chair, welcomed the six new members. “The NCCD Board of Directors is very excited to have these six individuals join the board. Their collective experience in NCCD’s focus areas promises to help the organization make substantial progress toward its mission of promoting just and equitable social service systems.”

NCCD’s new board members are:

  • Leon T. Andrews Jr., Director of Race, Equity, and Leadership (REAL) at the National League of Cities (Washington, DC)
  • Theron L. Bowman, PhD, Deputy City Manager of Arlington, Texas; CEO of Theron L. Bowman, Inc.; former chief, Arlington Police Department (Arlington, Texas)
  • Michael K. Pearson, President, Founder, and Owner, Union Packaging, LLC (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
  • Judith Rycus, PhD, MSW, Program Director, Institute for Human Services/North American Resource Center for Child Welfare (Columbus, Ohio)
  • Guy A. Swanger, Chief, Concord Police Department; former chief of San Diego Police Department (Concord, California)
     

New member Leon Andrews said, “I am honored and excited to join the Board of Directors of the National Council on Crime and Delinquency. NCCD is elevating the importance of racial justice and has a rich history of doing evidence-based research to inform and influence the impact of system change. I look forward to working with the board and organization to achieve its vision and mission.”