Through The Noise
November 22, 2015
John Porter of ACT for Alexandria on Different Ways to Contribute to Your Community
Through the Noise #126
John Porter // President & CEO // ACT for Alexandria
John Porter, today’s guest, has been named a Living Legend of Alexandria and has contributed to the success of the community his entire life. He first worked in Alexandria Public Schools as a teacher and was later principal of TC Williams for 22 years. He’s well-known around Alexandria and is now helping his hometown in a different manner. As Executive Director of ACT for Alexandria, he helps fund and support other important organizations doing essential work in Alexandria and elsewhere. Last year alone, they helped 130 nonprofits raise money. Maybe they can help you too..
John retired from the Alexandria City Public Schools in 2009 after a distinguished career with the Alexandria City Public Schools, which was highlighted by his twenty-two year tenure as principal of T. C. Williams High School of Remember the Titans movie fame. After retirement, John continued his work in Alexandria and is presently serving as president and CEO of ACT for Alexandria, Alexandria’s community foundation.
ACT’s mission is to increase the level and effectiveness of giving and engagement in Alexandria.