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Program Team


The WA Program Team will move our chapters toward transformational programming with measurable results & pursue Integrated/Umbrella Programs.

Beverly McMillan

Program Coordinator

Encourages community collaborations to strengthen relationships and the Links brand through the use of best practices.

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Nina Jennings

Arts Facet Chair

Fosters and promotes new innovative ideas that will enhance the scope of transformational programming in the arts.

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Wanda Mott

Health & Human Services Facet Chair

Focuses on all health aspects and national initiatives aligned with the national theme, “Building A Healthy Legacy.“

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Kenadie Richardson

International Trends Facet Chair

Provides a global platform for programs designed to serve the educational, health and cultural needs of people of African descent.

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National Trends and Services Facet Chair

Coordinates and encourages chapters to conduct programs in their communities that eliminate disparities by reducing barriers to services through advocacy, education, and service.

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Wendolyn Washington

Services To Youth Facet Chair

Coordinates the Services to Youth strategy to align with national initiatives, encourage a community of learning and to provide best practices across all chapters.

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Janice Beal-Geyen, Ed.D.

Mental Health Initiative Chair

Focuses on specific action steps to address the burden of mental illness in the African-American community and to address the stigma, signs and symptoms associated with mental health.

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Mattie Compton

Black Lives Matter Initiative Chair

Coordinates programs that educate and advocate for individuals to become more aware of judicial and law enforcement issues that impact the lives of our communities.

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Stephany Powell

Human Trafficking Initiative Chair

Coordinates efforts to educate members and the communities they serve on the crisis of human trafficking that exists in this country and throughout the world.

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Sandra Parker

Legislative Issues & Public Affairs Chair

Tracks legislation to serve as a foundation for Links facet programs developed to serve community needs, coordinates Links Legislative Day activities at the local, state and area levels, and activities related to the collaboration between the Links and the NAACP.

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Carla Penn-Hopson

STEM Initiative Chair

Coordinates programs to equip minority youth in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math fields with the knowledge and skills to solve problems, gather and evaluate evidence, and analyze information.

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Jackie Kimbrough

59 For The Future Initiative Chair

Spearheads one of the newest initiatives offering a unique opportunity to engage senior high school students to become critical thinkers, problem solvers, and global ambassadors. This leadership initiative is open to varied student groups. 59 for the Future is intent upon offering resources to all students to be change agents in their community and the world.

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