Hempstead, NY - September 30, 2016 - EAC Network is pleased to announce Samuel Chu, Chief Innovation Officer at Enerlogic LLC, is the newest member of the human service agency’s Board of Directors.
Mr. Chu, a Lindenhurst resident, has a long history of working to improve the Long Island community. He is a proven leader in marketing next generation energy solutions within the clean-tech market, which helps Long Island residents increase residential energy efficiency. He previously served as Deputy County Executive for Operations under the Suffolk County Executive’s Office from 2013 to 2015, where he oversaw the commissioners of the Department of Social Services, Department of Probation, and Department of Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services. Most notably, Mr. Chu founded the Town of Babylon’s Long Island Green Homes Program in 2007, which was the first property assessed clean energy program (PACE) ever implemented in the United States.
“The Board of Directors and I are excited to have Mr. Chu join us in our mission to meet the needs of individuals through human services,” said Lance W. Elder, President & CEO, EAC Network. “Mr. Chu has an exceptional background in improving lives in our community. We look forward to all we can accomplish with him on our team.”
About EAC Network
EAC Network is a not-for-profit social service agency that empowers, assists, and cares for over 71,000 individuals across Long Island and NYC. EAC Network’s mission is to respond to human needs with programs and services that protect children, promote healthy families and communities, help seniors, and empower individuals to take control of their lives. The organization has grown tremendously since its inception in 1969 and now offers over 70 diverse programs that address many of society’s core problems. People’s lives are being destroyed by addiction, families continue to struggle to overcome poverty, abuse, and neglect, and seniors face isolation and abandonment. EAC Network aims to build a better community one individual at a time.