Michael E. Young, MSW
has nearly 30 years (28) of experience in human services and social work. He has served SMTCCAC as President/CEO since August 1, 2016. He served the Maryland Community Action Partnership (community action state association serving Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia) as Executive Director/CEO for three years.
He worked seven years as the President/CEO of the Community Action Agency in Prince George’s County Maryland better known as UCAP (United Communities Against Poverty). He served as the CEO of the housing authority of the city of Danville, Illinois for seven years. He worked for the East Central Illinois Community Action Agency for six years in senior management and executive level positions.
Mr. Young served the White House in the capacity of Intern under the Clinton Administration. Michael has done consulting work with Board Training and has served on over 30 boards and committees at the local, state and regional levels. He has worked in the private, county, state, federal and nonprofit sectors. He has completed advanced coursework in the PhD Program at Howard University School of Social Work. He holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from Howard University and a Bachelor’s degree from Eastern Illinois University.