NABS Committees

 

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AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIP

Chair: Sandra Williams Bush
Buffalo, NY
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Favorite Proverb: "The greatest glory in living lies not in ever falling, but in rising everytime we fall." ~ Nelson Mandela.

Members

Denise Kimbrough, Willa Brigham, Denise Chapman, Joann Frasier-Dasent

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BUDGET & FINANCE

Chair: Gwen Hilary
Chicago, IL
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Favorite Quote: "If you want to go quickly, go alone.  If you to go far, go together"   ~ African proverb

Members 
Tonja Caldwell, Saundra Gilliard, Deborah Pierce-Fakunle, Karen Abdul - Malik

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EDUCATION

Chair:  Dr. Linda Humes
New York, NY
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Favorite Proverb" A Single Bracelet does not jingle".~ Congo

  Members
 Beverly Cottman, Janice Curtis Greene, Saundra Gilliard ,Oba William King,
Dr.MaryAnn Harris, Dr.Leslie Edwards, Oluremi Oliver, Ruthie Mc Intyre,
Karima Amin, Amy Johnson, TAHIRA, Thelma Thomas, Dr. Caroliese Frink Reed, Bunjo Butler

 

FESTIVAL

Chair: Festival Director, Dr. Caroliese Frink Reed
Philadelphia, PA [email protected]

Favorite Proverb: "Learning expands great souls." ~ Namibia

Committee Members

Administrative Committee:
Barbara Eady, Eslyn Hinmon, Fellisco Keeling, Vanora Franklin Legaux, Elisha Minter, Carolyn Carroll

Selection Committee:
Keesha Dixon,  Dr. Caroliese Frink Reed, Beverly Fields Burnette

 

MAMA LINDA INDUCTION

Chair, Kucha Brownlee,
Baltimore, MD



Members
Kookie Davis,  Wanda Harrison, Jakkia Boyd, Saundra Gilliard, Sonia Sanchez, Oni Lasanna

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MEMBERSHIP

Chair, Sylvia Yancy Davis
Alexandria, LA

Favorite Proverb:"There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you."
---Maya Angelou

 Members

Barbara Eady, D. Kucha Brownlee, Rosa Metoyer, Eslyn  Hinmon,
Dylan Pritchett, Charlotte Starks,

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NOMINATIONS & ELECTIONS

Chair, Linda Goss
Baltimore, MD
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Favorite Quote: "He who learns, teaches ~ African proverb

Members
Deborah Pierce-Fakunle, Fellisco Keeling, Nothondo Zulu

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YOUTH

Youth Program Co-Directors
Elisha Minter
Charlotte, NC
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Favorite Proverb: What you help a child to love can be more important than what you help him to Learn ~ Asanti

Keesha Dixon
Indianapolis, IN
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Favorite Proverb: "Ears that do not listen to advice, accompany the head when it is chopped off." ~ African Proverb.

Members

Esther Culver, Emily Bailey, Onam Lansana, Emily Lansana, Oba William King, Priscilla Best, Rosie Meadows