Dr. Omari Young joins Community Foundation of Greater Flint's Board of Trustees

FLINT, Michigan — The Community Foundation of Greater Flint (CFGF), known for its philanthropic leadership, recently announced the induction of Dr. Omari Young into its Board of Trustees. Effective January 1, 2024, Dr. Young joins a panel of esteemed community figures in overseeing CFGF's strategic fund and asset management.

A member of Hurley Medical Center's Obstetrics and Gynecology faculty in Flint, Dr. Omari Young brings a wealth of expertise to the board. His current roles include directing the Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program and serving as an Assistant Professor at Michigan State University's College of Human Medicine. Dr. Young's specialization in gynecologic surgery, especially its application in treating minority patient groups, highlights his deep commitment to healthcare equity.

In his new capacity as a trustee, Dr. Young aims to expand his engagement with the greater Flint community. His existing roles in the Arthur Tuuri Health Fund Advisory Committee at CFGF, coupled with board memberships at the Crim Fitness Foundation and the Genesee County Medical Society, demonstrate his dedication to local health and wellness initiatives.

In a press statement, Mark Miller, Interim President and CEO of CFGF, expressed the foundation's enthusiasm in welcoming Dr. Young. “The Community Foundation of Greater Flint is honored to welcome Dr. Omari Young to the board of trustees,” said Miller. “We look forward to leveraging Dr. Young's expertise in health equity advocacy and community engagement, as we collectively strive to enhance healthcare accessibility and well-being in our community. Dr. Young's passion for serving underserved communities aligns seamlessly with our mission, and we eagerly anticipate the invaluable contributions he will bring to our ongoing efforts in enhancing the well-being of the Greater Flint and Genesee Community.” 

The Community Foundation of Greater Flint is a catalyst for community betterment in Flint and Genesee County and empowers philanthropic efforts by connecting donors' passions to critical local needs. Operating across Genesee County, including Clio, Davison, Fenton, Flushing, and Grand Blanc, CFGF's influence extends through its various community funds. Additionally, its supporting entity, the Foundation for Flint, oversees the Flint Kids Fund, a critical initiative born from the Flint Water Crisis.

For more info on the Community Foundation of Greater Flint, visit: www.cfgf.org.
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