Samuel Suel
Pronouns
He/ Him/His
Year
2020
Chapter
Position
My Brother's Keeper Program Manager, City of Columbus, Dept of Neighborhoods

Chris Suel serves as the My Brother's Keeper?(MBK)?Program Manager for The City of Columbus, Department of Neighborhoods. As the MBK Program Manager, he focuses on addressing persistent opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men of color to ensure that all young people can reach their full potential by targeting barriers to success at the individual, organizational and systematic levels.? Chris utilizes his background in working with diverse communities throughout the City of Columbus to build collaboration amongst stakeholders to improve outcomes for young men of color.

Chris is interested in helping the African-American community through Civic Endeavors. He is currently an active member of CULYP (Columbus Urban League Young Professionals) and he is an active member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., Alpha Rho Lambda Chapter.? Chris serves on?the Civic Endeavors Committee for Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. and the Housing Committee for Central Community Settlement House. Chris also serves as a SGT in the United States Army Reserves;?he was?deployed to Iraq, Syria and Kuwait 2018-2019 for 10 months. He attends Gospel Lighthouse Church and volunteers regularly at Windsor Academy Elementary and Linden McKinley STEM. Prior to working for the City of Columbus, Chris was a Case Manager for Franklin County Children Services. He would later serve with the Community Outreach unit with Franklin County Job and Family Services. Chris is a graduate of Wright State University, from which he earned degrees in Sociology and Business Management. He is currently finishing a Master in Public Administration at Franklin University.