NAACP Announces Newly Elected and Re-Elected Board Members During 2024 Annual Board Meeting

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NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson shared the following statement:

“Each year, our dedicated NAACP Board of Directors uphold our constitutional duty of affirming board positions and regional representation. During our annual meeting, we elected and re-elected distinguished Board Members and Trustees, community members from across our nation who dedicate their time and service to uplifting the civil rights work of The Association. We look forward to collaborating and doing the work necessary to fulfill the mission of the NAACP.”

In accordance with Constitutional requirements, the regionally elected and re-elected members were LaJuanna Bivens (Region 1), Jordan Walker (Region 1 Youth), Richard Smith (Region 2), Gia Greenidge (Region 2 Youth), Maureen Duncan (Region 3), Kyra Mitchell (Region 3 Youth), Betty Andrews (Region 4), Alexia Dukes (Region 4 Youth), DeMar Roberts (Region 5), Francesca Mitchell (Region 5 Youth), Ronald Reynolds (Region 6), Ashanta Gleason (Region 6 Youth), Carmen Taylor (Region 7), Channing Hill (Region 7 Youth). The National Board of Directors, under unanimous vote, also elected NEA President, Becky Pringle, as new board member.

“As a lifetime member of the NAACP, it is an honor and privilege to have been elected to the NAACP Board of Directors,” said Becky Pringle, NEA President and NAACP Board Member.“On behalf of the 3 million members of the National Education Association and the students they serve, I look forward to continuing to advance the mission of the NAACP under the leadership and vision of President and CEO Derrick Johnson as we work together to promote, protect, and strengthen public education.”

Re-elected by Convention were Adora Nweze and Francesca Mitchell (Y). Re-elected At Large include Ophelia Averitt, Fred Banks, Karen Boykin-Towns, Amos Brown, Edward DuBose, Leon Russell, and Yvonne White.

In addition to the above appointments to the National Board of Directors, the NAACP Foundation Board of Trustees swore in all newly elected and re-elected officers and trustees, as ratified by the National Board of Directors pursuant to the NAACP Foundation constitution and bylaws.

Newly elected Trustees:

  • Livingston Albritten, Jr.: Wealth Management Executive Director, Morgan Stanley, Plano, TX
  • Kenneth Dobson: Vice President, Detroit International Bridge Company, West Bloomfield Twp., MI
  • Barbara Marcin: Mediator -Self-Employed – Banking & Investments, New York, NY
  • Doug Thornell: CEO, SKDK, Potomac, MD

Re-elected Trustees:

  • Pamela Alexander
  • Raquel Bone
  • Zafar Brooks
  • Lori George
  • Janice Bryant Howroyd
  • Rev. Keith Norman
  • Dr. Dwayne Proctor (Chairman)
  • Zephanii Smith- Eisenstat
  • Ed Foster – Simeon
  • Nicholas Wiggins
  • Yolanda Egland Wilson
  • Carole Young

We are grateful to everyone who is committed to advancing the mission of the NAACP and fighting for the communities we represent.

For all information regarding the NAACP Board of Directors, visit our website.

For all information regarding our NAACP Foundation leadership, visit our website.