Jacksonville, Fla. (July 12, 2021) — Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) has appointed Jacksonville City Councilman Terrance Freeman to its statewide Board of Directors.

Councilman Freeman is Chief Executive Officer for READ USA Inc. and formerly the Director of Strategic Initiatives for Boys and Girls Club of Northeast Florida. He was appointed to serve as a District City Council member in 2018, elected to serve as an At-Large City Council member in 2019, serves as the City Council Vice President in 2021, and continues to represent the citizens of Jacksonville.

Freeman joins the CHS governing board dedicated to empowering children and their families to find – and pursue – opportunities for success and happiness. Through this leadership role with CHS, he will help more children and teens across Florida realize their full potential as CHS delivers innovative solutions in child welfare, early childhood, mental health counseling, mentoring, job training, youth outreach and community partnership schools.

Freeman is a graduate of the University of North Florida and received his master’s degree from California University of Pennsylvania. He is actively working on his doctorate from Walden University.

About Children’s Home Society of Florida
On the front lines since 1902, Children’s Home Society of Florida is the oldest and largest statewide organization devoted to helping children and families. Children’s Home Society of Florida serves more than 50,000 children and family members throughout the state each year. More: www.chsfl.org.