Dwight Newbould, 43, recently was elected president of the Liberty County Branch of the NAACP for the 2011-12 term. He was born in Miami, Fla., raised in Maryland and has been a resident of Liberty County for 12 years. Newbould works as the re-entry affairs coordinator for the Federal Correctional Institution in Estill, S.C. He is a husband and a father.
“During my tenure, I would like to be known as the approachable president, ready to discuss and address any issues with, and on behalf of, any resident of Liberty County,” Newbould said. “My administration will push to make sure as many residents are well-informed and registered to vote. Our goal is to have a youth council established by July 2011. We want the youth in our community to have input in and practice of community involvement and awareness.”
Newbould, who previously was the organization’s vice president, said he’s ready to implement his plan to improve the community and empowerment Liberty County residents.
“As the president of the NAACP, I want my leadership to be known for educating and uniting the residents of Liberty County. I will always gather the facts, be truthful to members and the community, and always utilize effective actions to bring about positive advancement,” he said. “As the leader of the NAACP, I will partnership and communicate with as many organizations and entities of the government that it takes to make Liberty County the most desirable, safest and balanced county a resident would want to live.”