Americus, Ga.- Aug. 31, 2000 - Richard Vance of Louisville, Ky., has been elected to Habitat for Humanity International's newly formed U.S. Council. Vance, a corporate attorney and longtime Habitat for Humanity supporter, is one of nine individuals selected for this council from across the country.
Vance, an Attorney and Partner in the Louisville office of Stites and Harbison and a longtime Habitat for Humanity supporter and volunteer, is one of nine individuals selected for the U.S. Council from across the country.
"I feel that I can help make a difference in my community and others by helping to provide decent housing and building relationships between volunteers and partner families," Vance said.
In addition to its advisory role, the U.S. Council will be responsible for budget review and annual planning material and will recommend policy for submission to Habitat's International Board of Directors.
Dedicated to eliminating poverty housing, Habitat for Humanity International is an ecumenical Christian ministry founded by Millard Fuller along with his wife, Linda. Habitat for Humanity International and its 1,984 affiliates in 67 nations have built and sold more than 95,000 homes to partner families at no profit with zero-interest mortgages.