Board of Trustees

Glenn Harger 

 

Glenn Harger has served United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile as President/CEO for the past 27 years. He first fell in love with the mission of United Cerebral Palsy during his time on the Board of Directors for United Cerebral Palsy of West Alabama in Tuscaloosa. In 1989, Harger saw an opportunity to address a great need and took over as the Executive Director for United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile.

Harger combines a wealth of experience as a previous Police Officer in Prichard, Ala, a Staff Officer for the United States Jaycees, Director of the West Alabama Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Executive Director of United Cerebral Palsy of West Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Combining this discipline and a passion to make a difference, Harger spearheaded the vision, strategy and fund raising efforts that took UCP of Mobile from an agency of 12 employees serving four counties to an agency of over 80 employees providing services to 32 counties throughout lower Alabama.

His passion for community continues through his involvement with many statewide and national organizations including: A member and past president of Azalea City Kiwanis, past president of Alabama BBQ Association, a member and current chairman of the National UCP Professional Council, chair of the Governor’s Interagency Council for Early Intervention and one of the founding members of the South Alabama Coalition of Nonprofits. He is also a member of numerous state committees related to disabilities and advocacy.