President Obama has announced the list of intended members of the newly-established White House Council for Community Solutions. Alongside Jon Bon Jovi is MWW Group president and CEO Michael Kempner.
The President signed the executive order establishing the Council yesterday. Among its functions, the Council will make recommendations about how to engage individuals, state governments, and other organizations “to support innovative community-developed solutions that have a significant impact in solving our Nation’s most serious problems,” and highlight “best practices, tools, and models that are making a demonstrable positive impact in communities and fostering increased cross-sector collaboration and civic participation.”
Also on the Council are Paula Boggs, EVP and GC of Starbucks and Scott Cowen, president of Tulane University, among others.