About the Foundation: Board

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Chuck Jackson

“Discovered" when he opened for soul legend Jackie Wilson at the Apollo Theater, Chuck Jackson is an R&B singer who was one of the first artists to successfully record material by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. His hits include "I Don't Want to Cry," "Any Day Now," and "I Keep Forgettin',” which charted on both the R&B and pop charts. Jackson began recording on Scepter Records, but later moved to Motown Records where he recorded a number of successful singles, including "Are You Lonely for Me Baby" and "Honey Come Back."

Damon Williams
Board Chairman

Terry Stewart
Board Vice Chairman

Jeff Harleston
Treasurer

Kenneth Gamble
Secretary

Glen Barros
Jerry Blavat
Del Bryant
Charles Feldman
Iris Gordy
Brian Hall
Zach Horowitz
Octavius “Ted” Reid III
Bruce Resnikoff
Dr. Joseph Roberts
Claudette Robinson
Paul Shaffer
William Smith
Mike Stoller

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

Marc Byers
Chuck D
Jim Fifield
Harvey Fuqua
Shawn Gee
Richard Hunt
Chuck Jackson
Jason King, Ph.D.
Mathew Knowles
Jerry Leiber
David Nathan
Bonnie Raitt
Gregory J. Reed, Esq.
Hon. Blondell Reynolds Brown
Judy Tint, Esq.
Jeanie Weems
Louise West

CHAIRMEN EMERITUS

Jerry Butler
Kendall Minter, Esq.

DIRECTOR EMERITUS

Frances Preston

FOUNDING DIRECTOR EMERITUS

Howell E. Begle, Esq.

IN MEMORIAM

Ed Bradley
Ruth Brown
Ahmet Ertegun
Gerald Levert
Teddy Pendergrass