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Tereshia Q. Huffman has been Inducted into the Prestigious Marquis Who's Who Biographical Registry

Ms. Tereshia Q. Huffman is lauded for her contributions to community outreach, public service, and local government

Under the exceptional leadership of Board Chairwoman Tereshia Huffman, the Birmingham Water Works Board has made significant strides towards enhancing its service and commitment to the community.

    BIRMINGHAM, AL, October 04, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Tereshia Q. Huffman has been inducted into Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Ms. Huffman is a dedicated public servant and community advocate who has made significant contributions to her community. She has a notable career in public service and a strong commitment to addressing socioeconomic barriers and improving the lives of those in her community.

Huffman has built an impressive and influential career in the field of public service, and has left an enduring impression on the communities she has dedicated herself to. Collaborating closely with esteemed leaders like Mayor Kasim Reed and CEO Michael Thurmond during her tenure in Atlanta as a Project Manager, she oversaw projects related to transportation, water infrastructure, public safety, and child welfare, highlighting her unwavering commitment and a demonstrated ability to deliver concrete results. Upon her return to Birmingham, Alabama, Ms. Huffman continued to champion dedicated initiatives, further solidifying her reputation for making a meaningful impact. Ms. Huffman currently serves as the Director of Community Outreach for Faith Chapel Christian Center, Inc., where she focuses on homelessness, community revitalization, and other critical societal issues within the Birmingham area. She calls her work purpose driven work.

Huffman's greatest passion lies in her work with children. She has successfully secured funding and implemented programs aimed at preventing childhood food insecurity, particularly addressing child hunger during the summer months. Her unwavering dedication extends to her zealous advocacy on behalf of numerous neglected and abused children under the State's care. Notably, she previously held the role of Student Outreach Manager for Birmingham Promise, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing college scholarships, internships, and apprenticeship opportunities to Birmingham City Schools students, with a mission to empower them toward economic security, mobility, and prosperity.

Furthermore, Ms. Huffman holds the position of Vice President on the Serenity Grace Transitional Housing (SGTH) Board, a nonprofit organization in Huntsville, Alabama, dedicated to providing full-time foster care services and emotional support to adolescent teens. In addition to these roles, she actively contributes to various school-wide and community initiatives through her generous donations, volunteers her time to read to local elementary school children, and remains a staunch supporter of The Salvation Army Angel Tree program.

Under the exceptional leadership of Board Chairwoman Tereshia Huffman, the Birmingham Water Works Board has made significant strides towards enhancing its service and commitment to the community. Since assuming her role as Chair, BWWB has launched the groundbreaking #BillBetter guarantee, reaffirming the organization's dedication to ensuring customer satisfaction and providing reliable water services. She has also been proactive in advancing diversity and inclusion by actively recruiting women and minority-led contractors, promoting a more inclusive and equitable approach to its operations. Furthermore, under her guidance, the board has implemented a transparency pledge for its Directors, necessitating training and transparency measures to ensure a higher level of accountability and open communication. These advancements underscore the positive impact of Chairwoman Tereshia Huffman's leadership on the Birmingham Water Works Board and its mission to serve the community effectively.

In December 2020, Ms. Huffman received a prestigious appointment by the Birmingham City Council to the Birmingham Water Works Board, which stands as the largest water utility in the state of Alabama. Remarkably, her outstanding contributions led to her election as the Chair of the Birmingham Water Works Board in 2023. Notably, she achieved the distinction of being the youngest chair ever elected and the second woman to hold this esteemed position.

Ms. Huffman received a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Alabama. She is currently pursuing a jurisprudence doctorate from the Birmingham School of Law. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. She is the proud aunt to Jayden, Hayden, Kayden, Hope, and Mason.

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