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Front Page - Friday, January 23, 2015

Habitat for Humanity elects two new directors

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area recently elected retired manufacturing executive Don McDowell and nonprofit veteran Dave Worland to its board of directors.

McDowell worked for over 30 years at Philip Morris Companies. A significant portion of his career was in Asia and Europe, where he progressed from managing factory construction projects to managing overall manufacturing operations in a number of different countries. Prior to retiring from Phillip Morris in 2010, McDowell was the general Manager of the company’s Holland Division. McDowell earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and Master of Industrial Engineering from Virginia Tech. He is a licensed professional engineer.

Worland is president and CEO of Leadership Ministry Worldwide (LMW), an international ministry based in Chattanooga. Prior to joining LMW in 2014, Worland served as executive vice president of the National Christian Foundation and the Founding President of the Chattanooga Christian Community Foundation. Worland earned a Bachelor of Arts in Nonprofit Administration from High Point University in North Carolina.

McDowell and Worland join 11 other board members at Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area: Denise Cobb, Ethan Collier, Trip Farmer, Jason Farmer, Jim Ford, Drew Hibbard, James Moreland, Ron Morris, Gabrielle Sanders, David Wade, and Lebron Womack.

Since 1986, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga has built 249 homes in Hamilton County. For more information about Habitat for Humanity, visit www.habichatt.org.

Source: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga    v