South DeKalb County resident Calvin Stevens has been elected Region IV Council President of Blacks In Government, Inc.
BIG’s mission is to promote equity, excellence, and opportunity through training and education for African Americans in local, state, and federal governments.
Stevens will provide leadership to 28 local chapters in the eight Southeastern states. He will oversee the Region IV Conference Planning Committee in hosting its annual training conference, which will be held in Atlanta, May 16 – 18. BIG members from throughout the region will convene in Atlanta to enhance their professional development.
Stevens previously served on the Region IV Executive Committee — first vice president, third vice president, Region IV Training Conference planning chair, membership committee chair, communications, and public relations chair, Historian/Librarian Committee Chair, and as the official photographer.
During his career, Stevens received many awards including the Region IV Blacks In Government Distinguished Service Award; GSA Exemplary Civilian Service Award; and Blacks In Government Presidential Award.