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2017 Co-Chair Paint Your Heart Out

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ock Voorhies

 PERSONAL: Married to Charlene Miller Voorhies; One son, Dock Voorhies, III of Chicago, IL
 EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Work from Northwestern State University - 1976
Master of Social Work from Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge - 1978
 EMPLOYMENT: Chief of Social Work and Chaplain Services Overton Brooks VA Medical Center Shreveport, LA
(Retired, May 2013 with 33 years of Federal Service)
 RELIGIOUS: Galilee Baptist Church
  * Deacon
  * Sunday School
  * Choir
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: - 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



City of Shreveport, Louisiana