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Dr. Omari Young appointed to Community Foundation of Greater Flint Board of Trustees

FLINT, MI – The Community Foundation of Greater Flint (CFGF) has appointed Dr. Omari Young
to its Board of Trustees, effective January 1, 2024. The independent board of trustees is
composed of respected community leaders from diverse backgrounds and governs the
Community Foundation of Greater Flint’s funds and assets.

Young is a faculty physician with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Hurley
Medical Center in Flint, MI. He also serves as program director for the Residency Program in
Obstetrics and Gynecology and assistant professor at the Michigan State University College of
Human Medicine. During his training,  Young developed a passion for gynecologic surgery
and its impact on the management of minority patient populations.

As a trustee,  Young plans to expand his community engagement with the greater Flint
community. Young currently serves on the CFGF’s Arthur Tuuri Health Fund Advisory
Committee and is a board member with the Crim Fitness Foundation and Genesee County
Medical Society.

“The Community Foundation of Greater Flint is honored to welcome Dr. Omari Young to the
board of trustees,” said Mark Miller, interim president and CEO.

Miller added: “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.”

About CFGF:
The Community Foundation of Greater Flint partners lead by influencing and connecting
generosity to Flint and Genesee County needs. The Community Foundation helps donors
support the causes they care about, today or through their estates. The Community Foundation
serves Flint and all of Genesee County including its community funds in Clio, Davison, Fenton,
Flushing and Grand Blanc. Its supporting organization, the Foundation for Flint, stewards the
Flint Kids Fund in response to the Flint Water Crisis. Learn more at www.cfgf.org.

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