Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb presents the Government Director of the Evansville Housing Authority with a Lifetime Service Award

Posted: 07/22/2021 / 3:55 PM CDT
Updated: 07/22/2021 / 3:55 p.m. CDT

EVANSVILLE, Ind (WEHT) – During the Black Expo 2021 summer celebration, Governor Eric Holcomb recognized six black community leaders for their accomplishments in entrepreneurship, education, health and wellness, civil rights, and youth leadership.

At this year’s Governor’s Reception, Rick Moore received the Reverend Charles Williams Award for accomplishments that have left a lasting legacy and a positive impact on the community. He has been part of the management of the Housing Office for almost 40 years. Moore is currently the Executive Director of Evansville Housing Authority (EHA) and CEO of Advantix Development Corporation, EHA’s nonprofit development company.

Projects such as the creation of a permanent supportive housing development in Evansville and the opening of the Evansville Townhomes have attracted both and national attention. Moore has also worked with neighborhood groups and civic associations, and has worked with local, state, and federal agencies and their agencies. His and social affiliations include the Ethics and Credentialing Trustee of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment (NAHRO); North Central Regional Council of the NAHRO Board of Directors; NAHRO’s Chapter Former President and Vice President; Member of the board of directors of the housing authority insurance group Strategic Capital Solutions; President of Community One, president of the Evansville Rotary Club, officer of the Evansville-Vanderburgh County Homelessness Commission, director of the YMCA, and board member of the Welborn Baptist Foundation.

Now Rick can add the Reverend Charles Williams Award Winner to his list of accomplishments. The Governor’s Awards are sponsored by the Civil Rights Commission, the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, the Indiana Department of Administration, and the Indiana Black Expo.

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