Meet the Co-Chairman

2022 Co-Chair Paint Your Heart Out

Dock Voorhies

Married to Charlene Miller Voorhies; One son, Dock Voorhies, III of Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Work from Northwestern State University - 1976
Master of Social Work from Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge - 1978

Chief of Social Work and Chaplain Services Overton Brooks VA Medical Center Shreveport, LA
(Retired, May 2013 with 33 years of Federal Service)

Galilee Baptist Church
  • Deacon
  • Sunday School
  • Choir
  • Adjunct Professor Northwestern State University - 1980
  • Charter President of the Howard Count NAACP Branch - 1984
  • West Texas Social Worker of the Year - 1984
  • First African American elected official in Howard Count, Texas - Big Spring Independent School Board - 1986
  • Charter member of the VA National Social Work Professional Standard Board - 2006
  • Founder of H.O.P.E. for the Homeless Operation Stand-down
  • Founder of Caddo Council on Aging March for Meals
  • James Elrod Biz Camp Annual Banquet Founder - 2010
  • 2011 Chairman of Louisiana Annual Conference on Homelessness
  • Delta Upsilon Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, President
  • 2013 Shreveport Chapter National Association of Social Workers Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2013 Louisiana Chapter of National Association of Social Workers Lifetime Achievement Award