EVAAD Adds to Board of Directors
The Evansville Vanderburgh Airport Authority District has added Rev. Adrian Brooks to its board of directors. He has served as the pastor of Memorial Baptist Church since 1993. Under his leadership, the congregation has grown to more than 4,500 members, offering more than 50 diverse ministries to Evansville and tristate communities. Rev. Brooks founded the Memorial Community Development Corp., a nonprofit organization, which has grown to include a diverse portfolio of expansions, including youth and medical centers and retail and restaurant developments.
He continues his long history of service on several community and civic boards, including the Better Business Bureau Board of Directors, University of Southern Indiana Business School of Advisors, Southwest Indiana Economic Development Coalition and Board of Governance for the Evansville Promise Zone. Additionally, he is a life-long recipient of numerous awards and accolades, including the 2015 Indiana State Chairman’s Award, Honorary Judge of Daviess Co., Kentucky, Sagamore of the Wabash Award, Evansville NAACP Outstanding Citizen Award, Leadership Evansville’s Leadership Award and Evansville Rotary Civic Award.
Rev. Adrian Brooks joins current board members J.P. Engelbrecht, Gretchen Muchnick, E.O. “Pete” Popham, Jr. and Alan Leibundguth.