The Social Development Commission Welcomes Elected Commissioner
Alfred Komolafe to Represent SDC’s District Four

The Social Development Commission (SDC) is pleased to welcome Alfred Komolafe as SDC’s newest elected commissioner. Alfred represents SDC’s District 4 located in the city of Milwaukee (see attached map). Alfred won SDC’s special election that was held in July of 2021.

As an elected Commissioner, Alfred works with SDC to ensure it fulfils its mission to empower Milwaukee County residents with resources to move beyond poverty.

Alfred brings his vast experience and passion for helping others to his role as SDC Commissioner.

Alfred is a social and environmental activist. He strongly believes in advocacy in the areas of education, human rights, transparency, youth development and inclusiveness, and youth mentoring as a tool to benefit society.

His commitment to global advocacy became clear while he was obtaining his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Political Science from the University of Illinois at Springfield. He also founded a campus chapter of Amnesty International where he served as the founding President.

Alfred is active in State politics and well experienced in State government administration. His most recent appointment was under the leadership of former Governor Pat Quinn, where he served as a Senior Public Service Administrator at the Illinois Department of Central Management Services

He has volunteered with various organizations within the United States and overseas helping people in need. In 2012, he received the “Outstanding Public Service Award” from the U.S. Department of Treasury for the role he played in helping low income wage earners with their annual tax filing and preparations. He also received a certificate of recognition from United Airlines for “Exceptional Performance During Irregular Operation.”

SDC is pleased to have Alfred and expertise as part of its Board of Commissioners.  The Board of Commissioners is comprised of 18 members with one-third representing the public sector, one third representing the private sector and one-third representing Milwaukee County residents experiencing poverty.


Commissioner posing with his certificate
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