He was reappointed as a member of the Commission on Racial and Ethnic Fairness (CREF) and the Practice of Law Subcommittee.
Pratt will also serve as co-chair of the subcommittee for a term ending June 30, 2024, or until his successor is appointed and qualified.
About his background
Pratt is a native of Springfield, Missouri.
Pratt is a lifelong public servant, graduate of the University of San Diego Law School and has served in elected office in the city of San Diego, as well as the director of the California Conservation Corps for the state of California.
He has been an active member of the community wherever he has resided. Pratt believes that public service is the noblest good and values the inclusion of diversity while promoting inclusive excellence.
Pratt is also the current president of the Minorities in Business (MIB) Board of Directors and a co-founder of the organization along with local architect John Oke-Thomas and Dr. Lyle Q. Foster, local businessman and assistant professor of sociology at Missouri State.
He and his wife, Francine, continuously strive to make a positive difference in the community, in public and higher education as well as striving to empower young people. They are also co-owners of Pratt Consultants, a local consulting firm.
CREF is a local non-profit organization that was established to promote economic development, business opportunities and employment.
The organization meets these goals through advocacy, capacity building and networking for businesses owned by women, minorities and economically disadvantaged individuals, as well as veterans and disabled individuals.