FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 18, 2023
Chair of the Board of Directors
Grove Park Renewal, Inc.
Grove Park Renewal, Inc. Announces
Executive Director Resignation and Plans for Smooth Transition
Atlanta, GA – Grove Park Renewal, Inc., a community-focused nonprofit dedicated to providing affordable housing to neighborhood residents and empower those who desire to connect with and contribute to the community and participate in the renewal process in Grove Park, announces the resignation of Justin Bleeker, who has served as the Executive Director for five years. The organization remains committed to its mission and the community it serves and is taking immediate steps to ensure a seamless transition.
The Board of Directors has already initiated its succession plan policy to address this leadership change. Within the next thirty days, Grove Park Renewal, Inc., will name an interim Executive Director to oversee the organization’s operations and strategic initiatives during this transition period. The interim Executive Director will work closely with the Board and staff to uphold the organization’s values and maintain the momentum of its important work.
In keeping with our commitment to community engagement and transparency, Grove Park Renewal, Inc. will actively seek input from our Grove Park stakeholders, partners, and the community at large in the process of selecting the next permanent Executive Director. We recognize that the community’s voice is integral to the success of our organization, and we value the insights and perspectives that community members can provide.
“We are grateful for Justin Bleeker’s dedicated service and contributions to Grove Park Renewal, Inc.,” said Erika Brown, Chair of the Board of Directors. “While this transition marks the end of an era, it also presents an opportunity for growth and renewal. We are confident that our succession plan, combined with community input, will guide us in selecting a new leader who will continue to advance our mission and make a positive impact in the lives of those we serve.”
Grove Park Renewal, Inc. remains committed to its mission and fostering healthy relationships with the community, and we will continue to provide essential services and support our residents throughout this transition. We thank our donors, partners, volunteers, and community members for their ongoing support and look forward to a bright future under new leadership.
About Grove Park Renewal, Inc.: Grove Park Renewal, Inc. is a nonprofit dedicated to providing affordable housing to neighborhood residents and empower those who desire to connect with and contribute to the community and participate in the renewal process in Grove Park. Founded in 2018, the organization has been dedicated to the Grove Park community in Atlanta, GA. For more information, visit https://www.groveparkrenewal.org/.