Fredrick Love is the Director of Community Services for Pulaski County. Mr. Love supervises a staff of eleven administrators and support staff within the Community Services Department. Utilizing a combined budget of $15 million, he and his staff implement a number of programs and projects aimed at improving quality of life for citizens of Pulaski County. Prior to becoming Director in 2015, he served as the Grants Administrator for Community Services.
During his tenure as Director, Fredrick Love has guided Community Services in the direction of growth in the areas of economic development and human capital. In the past three years, Community Services has expanded its Brownfields RLF program and continued the remediation of projects in downtown Little Rock. Mr. Love has also expanded direct housing services to the citizens of Pulaski County. His team has extended opportunities in housing as well as began building a continuum of services to begin combating the growth of the homelessness in Pulaski County. He has done this through securing grants for Veterans Housing, Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Services, as well as increasing the number of available openings for Tenant Based Rental Assistance.
Aside from serving as the Director of Community Services, Fredrick Love also serves in the Arkansas House of Representatives. Serving in his fourth term in the Arkansas House of Representatives, Mr. Love represents District 29 which includes part of Pulaski County.
For the 91st General Assembly, Rep. Love serves as Vice Chair of City County Local Affairs Committee and is the ranking committee member on the House Public Health, Welfare and Labor Committee. He also serves on the Arkansas Legislative Council where is on the PEER subcommittee.
A graduate of Joe T. Robinson High School, Fredrick Love earned a bachelor’s degree in political science, a master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He has also earned a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Public Health from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and attended the Harvard Kennedy School for Senior Executives in State and Local Government. He is currently working toward completion of a Doctorate in Interdisciplinary Leadership from the University of Central Arkansas.
Fredrick Love is a member on the boards of Economics Arkansas, Community Development Institute and the Arkansas Discovery Network. Mr. Love also serves on the Pulaski County Child and Youth Services Advisory Board, where he is parliamentarian. He is also the Past Master with the Prince Hall Masonic Order.
Fredrick Love, his wife, ShaRhonda, and their young son, Fredrick II, are active members of the Greater Second Baptist Church.