Fredrick Love is the Director of Community Services for Pulaski County. Mr. Love supervises a staff of 13 administrators and support staff within the Community Services Department. With a budget of $15 million, Mr. Love and his staff implement a number of programs and projects aimed at improving quality of life for the Pulaski County community. Prior to becoming Director in 2015, he served as the Grants Administrator for Community Services.
As Grants Administrator, Mr. Love played a key role in administering numerous community enhancement and economic development projects. He was instrumental in procuring funding and overseeing the construction of the 5500 ft2 Southwest Health Unit, a million dollar project. Mr. Love also led the Hensley Park project, a $138,000 quality of life project. In addition to overseeing the building and construction of several parks and a health clinic, Mr. Love commenced the $1,025,000 Frazier Pike Wastewater project currently underway.
Aside from serving as the Director of Community Services, Mr. Love also serves in the Arkansas House of Representatives. Serving his third term in the Arkansas House of Representatives, Mr. Love represents District 29 which includes part of Pulaski County.
During the 90th General Assembly, he served on the Joint Budget Committee, the committee for Public Health, Welfare and Labor, the committee for Insurance and Commerce and the Joint Committee on Advanced Communications and Information Technology. Mr. Love is Chair of Joint Budget Committee – Peer Review, Chair of the House Insurance & Commerce Financial Institutions Subcommittee, and the Co- Chair of the Joint Desegregation Litigation Oversight Subcommittee.
A graduate of Joe T. Robinson High School, Mr. 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 is a member on the board of Economics Arkansas and the Arkansas Discovery Network. He also serves on the Pulaski County Child and Youth Services Advisory Board, where he is parliamentarian. Mr. Love is also the Past Master with the Prince Hall Masonic Order.
Mr. Love, his wife, ShaRhonda, and their young son, Fredrick II, are active members of the Greater Second Baptist Church.