Rev. Dr. Frederick D. Lewis is a seasoned Pastor of 40+ years and experienced Arbitrator & Mediator. He grew up in the rough and tumble Illinois Politics starting out in as a 13-year-old runner for his precinct captain in the successful election of President John F. Kennedy in 1960. He later became a Precinct Captain in Chicago under Mayor Richard J. Daley. His Social Action and Political Action influences came from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. whom he marched within the Civil Rights Movement. Dr. Lewis has been involved in major political and social action events such as the 1963 March on Washington and the Million Man March. He was Granted an Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree from the A. M. E. Church for his work in the Civil Rights Movement in 1985 along with the MLK Drum Major Award. Dr. Lewis extensive background includes service on no less than 20 boards and commissions including 2 Governor’s appointments. Since coming to Dallas in 1995, Dr. Lewis service has been involved in serving the DFW Community.